The ISWA World Congress 2015, took place 7-9 September in Antwerp, Belgium and has been attended by 1200 participants from 90 countries. It the 3 days there has been much more than 230 presentations on sustainable waste management (e.g. launch of Global Waste Managing Outlook, keynote sessions, ISWA Awards, gala dinner). Regional Development Network South East Europe has organized on 8th of September, from 14.00 to 16.00, a special session.
The session can be considered a success and a similar session shall take place a ISWA Congress 2016 in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Starting with 1st of August 2015, ISWA Romania is rebranding according to the decision of General Assembly of ARS from September 2014 and legalized through Decision of the Court of 4 District (Bucharest).
The new title of the association is ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION OF WASTE MANAGEMENT - RAWM (in Romanian: Asociația Română pentru Managementul Deșeurilor - A.R.M.D.).
The decision of the General Assembly came as a result of the development of the waste management industry which is not just about sanitation, but about more complex processes best defined as circular economy.
Within the event calendar of ISWA (International Solid Waste Association) THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MACEDONIAN SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATON – MaSWA was held on 21st October 2015 in Skopje.
Having the mandate of NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP in the International Organization ISWA and member of the regional development network RDN ISWA, MaSWA has organized The Annual Conference entitled USE OF ASTE AS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN MACEDONIA.
The activities of MaSWA were directly followed and supported by the Cabinet of the President of Republic of Macedonia PhD Gj. Ivanov and presence of the representative of the Cabinet at the conference.