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
Why lifecycle solutions are needed to tackle marine plastic pollution
Treaty will not be ‘silver bullet’ for problem of plastic pollution – says Chatham House & Global Water Partnership paperLearn more
UNFCCC SB 58 sessions at the Bonn Climate Change Conference 2023
The SB 58 sessions guide and support Parties in completing the technical work mandated for the June sessions to help deliver robust outcomes at the twenty-eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) taking place in November and December this year.Learn more
GWP collaborates to ensure climate policy embraces water security
Over the past year and a half, GWP has been proud to work alongside committed partners in the water and sanitation sector to ensure that the Global Goal on Adaptation (GGA) includes how climate-resilient water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services can be integrated in the Framework’s ‘water’ theme.Learn more
Zanzibar Water Conference 2023
Conference organized by the Zanzibar Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals, Southern African Development Community, Groundwater Management Institute, Global Water Partnership Southern Africa, Tanzania Water Partnership, Hekima Ni Uhuru & IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.Learn more
Transboundary cooperation: defining the way forward after the UN 2023 Water Conference
Recognising the urgent need to address transboundary water management challenges, GWP has joined forces with more than 40 governments, international organisations, international financing institutions, NGOs, academia and research centres under the Transboundary Water Cooperation Coalition.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.