GWP Technical Committee

The GWP Technical Committee currently consists of internationally recognised professionals selected for their experience in different disciplines relating to integrated water resources management.

  • The ‘technical hub’ of the network.
  • At the global level, guides policy makers with insights on emerging issues,  drawing on the cutting edge knowledge of world experts.
  • Provides high quality, peer-reviewed and evidence-based information and background material for water resource practitioners at all levels.
  • Provides advice and support, and facilitates sharing of knowledge and experiences at regional and country levels.
  • All the members of the GWP Technical Committee serve in their personal capacity and devote around 30 working days per year to the task.

Technical Resources by the Committee

Background Papers

Technical Background Papers on water resources management in various languages, written by the GWP Technical Committee.

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Policy Briefs

Information about water resources management for policy makers, written by the GWP Technical Committee.

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Technical Briefs

Technical knowledge about water resources management, written by the GWP Technical Committee.

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Catalyzing Change Handbook

This handbook seeks to provide knowledge on the WSSD action target. Strategies should catalyze action, not retard it.

Perspectives Papers

GWP publishes Perspectives Papers to contribute to discussions on important issues related to water and development. We welcome responses to these occasional papers.


Technical Focus Paper


The links above will take you to the GWP ToolBox website, an online database of how an integrated approach to water resources management is being implemented around the globe.

Other GWP Publications.

Posted: 2010-04-28

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