What is Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe?

The GWP CEE governance structure comprises Partners, Country Water Partnerships, a Regional Council and the Secretariat, based in Bratislava.

Membership is open to all organizations involved in river basin and water resource management. Currently the GWP CEE has more than 160 member organizations called "Partners" active in 12 countries.

Country Water Partnerships
CEE’s 12 Country Water Partnerships are now actively operating  in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

Regional Council
The Council, headed by its Chair and representing the 12 Country Water Partnerships, is the highest decision making body of the GWP CEE.

A small Secretariat is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the regional workplan (currently running from 2001). The Secretariat oversees projects in close cooperation with the Council. The Secretariat is now based in Bratislava and is located at the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute.