10. October 2017.
Workshop for BFC SEE Technical Secretariats (TS’s) on Development partnerships with the private sector and develoPPP program was held in Belgrade on October 6th. Members of BFC SEE Technical Secretariats from Bosnia and Herzegovina (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska), Montenegro, Republic of Srpska and Serbia were present at the workshop together with GIZ representatives.
Key speakers at the workshop were develoPPP experts Axel Binder, David Abeler and Elma Badžak. The aim of the workshop was to introduce the develoPPP program to the Technical Secretariats (TS), within the project "Partners for Local Economic Growth: Development Partnership with the private sector in BFC SEE municipalities" supported by GIZ ORF MMS.
Objective of this project is to provide the BFC SEE municipalities with access to the organizational capacity, adequate expertise and resources to initiate and implement development partnerships with the private sector. Also, the project will lead to further development of capacities of the BFC SEE network on individual, organizational and institutional level for the provision of advisory services and capacity development measures to certified municipalities. Technical Secretariats were introduced with the overview of development partnerships with the private sector, as well as develoPPP success stories and examples. Also, tips for successful implementation of develoPPP program and training plan for develoPPP experts were presented to TS’s.
Workshop participants agreed on the upcoming activities that will be taken in the next period meaning delivering of trainings for junior develoPPP experts.