Key Objectives

  1. To promote the principles, values and policies of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) network.
  2. To establish proactive alliances in water resources management that are representative, gender sensitive and participatory at the community, country and regional levels.
  3. To promote public participation in the management of water resources through capacity building and information sharing at the regional, national and particularly the community level.
  4. To promote Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) as the preferred approach to water resources management in the region and to obtain national commitments towards IWRM implementation.
  5. To align the South Asian region with hemispheric and other global water initiatives in order to capitalise on international experiences and opportunities for regional capacity building in IWRM.
  6. To improve water governance through the promotion, enhancement and effective implementation of legislation, policy, programmes and institutional regulatory and administrative frameworks.
  7. To strengthen mechanisms for sharing information and experience.