The mission of GWP- SEA is to encourage, support, facilitate member countries in achieving sustainable water for all through the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach.
The financial and human resource capacities are both of great strategic importance for Southeast Asia’s water resources management and for ensuring robust institutional arrangement, the technical and professional competency, and for the planning and decision making process.
The nine countries, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, presented deep description regarding the above mentioned matter based on country studies and national workshops carried out in 2012.
Global Water Partnership-Southeast Asia held its first General Partners Meeting on 4th October 2013 in Yangon, Myanmar. Over 60 participants from 9 Country Water Partnership attended this meeting, which was covered by 2 media television.
It was in 1996 when GWP-SEA established and partners started collaboration to build strategy, vision & mission for GWPSEA Organization. Presently 202 institutions in the region have been certified as GWP partners.
As flood is a common occurrence in Malaysia, continuous efforts are needed not just by the Government but by all levels of society in order to minimise and control the level of risks associated with such natural disasters.
Following the successful implementation of the National Integrated Flood Management (IFM) Programme - Role of Community 2012 last year in Kuala Lumpur, which was attended by participants from the states of Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor, the same programme was again planned for this year, but held only at the State of Pahang on 7th September 2013.
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