We put water at the center of development
The Global Water Partnership is a network of 3000+ water organisations that promotes the effective, efficient, and sustainable management of water resources around the world.
We provide a platform where water actors at global, regional, national, and local levels can share water insights, access technical assistance and policy guidance for the smart management of water resources.
We strengthen management and governance processes by ensuring our 3000+ partners are networked and share data.Learn more
A multi-stakeholder action network, GWP leverages global policy frameworks to shape new ways of managing water.Learn more
We are advancing the sound governance and management of water resources by supporting the preparedness of institutions.Learn more
Our team of global communications officers facilitates cross-network activities and learning.Learn more
Meet GWP’s new Executive Secretary: ‘The world needs us’
During his first month, GWP’s newly appointed Executive Secretary and CEO Alan AtKisson has come to view his arrival at GWP through the metaphor of moving into a beautiful older house. We’ve checked in with him on what he sees as the strengths of his new ‘residence’, and where he thinks some construction work is needed.Learn more
Webinar series: The power of Nature-Based Solutions for wastewater & stormwater treatment
Join us to explore the power of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for wastewater and stormwater treatment!Learn more
World Water Day 2024
World Water Day, held on 22 March every year, is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater, raising awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. The theme of World Water Day 2024 is ‘Water for Peace’.Learn more
Placing water within World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of Growth’ Framework
The days when growth was measured just in economic terms are counted. What good is economic growth anyway, if it jeopardises the planet, our life support system, and therefore societal and environmental wellbeing, and ultimately, economic sustainability?Learn more
10th World Water Forum
On 18-24 May 2024, heads of state, heads of international organizations, high-level government officials, experts, scholars, entrepreneurs and economists from all over the world will gather in Bali, Indonesia to attend the 10th World Water Forum with the collective goal of 'Water for Shared Prosperity'.Learn more
Integrated Water Resources Management
GWP works with countries and partners to implement integrated water resources management (IWRM) at all levels in support of SDG 6.5.
GWP introduces water-specific insights into national dialogues, planning, and investments associated with climate resilience-related development priorities.
GWP works across sectors and administrative borders to identify solutions that can promote sustainable transboundary water resources management.
Our vision is a water secure world.
From 2014 to 2019 GWP’s Country and Regional Water Partnerships supported over 80 countries in managing their water resources, manifested in more than 200 water governance outcomes.
1.5 € Billion
From 2010 to 2020, GWP supported water resources and climate resilience investments worth more than 1.5 € billion.
Become a partner
Become our partner and engage with over 3000 organisations committed to building a water secure world.