A Core Partner shall be any civil society organization (CSO) or non-governmental organization (NGO) that meets all of the following criteria:
It is willing to commit itself and/or its staff in collaborating with or participating in the activities of the RNIP;
An Associate Partner shall be any civil society organization (CSO) or non-governmental organization (NGO) that:
Cooperates or coordinates with RNIP in the conduct of its annual workshops, intervision meetings, trainings and related activities;
A Resource Person is any person tapped as service provider (such as resource person or trainer) because of his acknowledged expertise in the field by which he can share or train participants in RNIP trainings or workshops.
A Recipient/Observer is any person supported by RNIP in attending trainings or workshops.
RNIP is currently formalizing partnerships with several CSOs in the region. Twenty proposals have been submitted to the Trust Fund as of June 20, 2005 . At least 10 of these shall become Core Partners. The conduct of a training before the year end shall involve other CSOs who shall become Associate Partners, Resource Persons, and Recipients or Observers.