Invitation to GWP Consulting Partners Meeting 2011


Welcome to the Global Water Partnership Consulting Partners Meeting 2011.

The annual Global Water Partnership Consulting Partners Meeting will be held in Stockholm on August 18 – 19, 2011 immediately prior to the Stockholm World Water Week. The theme of this year's meeting will be “Water Security as a Catalyst for Achieving Food Security”.

Since its inception in 1996, the GWP network has grown rapidly to span 2407 Partner organizations in 157 countries. The main purpose of the Consulting Partners meeting is to monitor the strategic direction of the Network, as set out in the GWP 2009-2013 Strategy, as well as to receive and comment on the annual activity and financial reports of the Steering Committee.

This year GWP is celebrating its 15th Anniversary and our GWP Patron, His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange of the Netherlands, will be present to close the meeting on Day 2, and will thereafter deliver the GWP Annual Lecture.

Kindly observe that there will be no simultaneous translation at this year's meeting.

Partner organizations cannot be sponsored by GWP and must cover their own costs for participation in the GWP Consulting Partners Meeting.


The meeting venue will be the Clarion Hotel Stockholm in the southern part of Stockholm city.


All participants to the GWP Consulting Partners Meeting are required to register through this website. Registration also includes arrangements so that visa invitation letters can be issued where needed from the GWPO Secretariat.

DEADLINE for registration: July 15th 2011

To register, please click here!


Please observe that all participants will have to make their own hotel bookings.

GWP has made a block booking of rooms at the Clarion Hotel Stockholm at the special GWP rate incl. breakfast: SEK 1.395/night

To book your hotel room at Clarion Hotel Stockholm please use the following e-mail address:

Please state GWP Consulting Partners meeting - Booking Code: REF 361164 in the subject line on the e-mail.

If you experience any difficulty in using the above e-mail address, please use the following phone number to communicate directly with the Clarion Hotel Stockholm: +46 8 462 10 40

DEADLINE for hotel booking at the above given rates: July 1st 2011

After this date regular rates and availability will apply at the hotel.

STOCKHOLM WORLD WATER WEEK in Stockholm August 21 – 26, 2011

Please note that if you want to participate in the Stockholm World Water Week you will have to make a separate registration at: .

All GWP Partners will receive a 25% discount on the registration fee. Please state GWP Partner under Step 1 – Other information - on the registration form for the Stockholm World Water Week.

Please also note that the Stockholm World Water Week is at a different venue than the GWP Consulting Partners Meeting.

Kindly note that there is NO GWP sponsorship available for participation in the Stockholm World Water Week.

Posted: 2011-06-01

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