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/ Policy briefs / English

Gender Mainstreaming: An Essential Component of Sustainable Water Management

This brief shows the evidence that involvement of women in water resources development and management can help make projects more sustainable. Integrated Water Resources Management and water efficiency strategies are an opportunity to enhance equal participation, representation, and the rights of women in the water sector. Policy briefs provide policy makers with information on water resources management. They are written by the GWP Technical Committee, a group of internationally recognised professionals in integrated water resources management.
/ Policy briefs / Spanish

Cómo contribuirá la GIRH al logro de los ODM

This brief outlines why water is important to achieve the MDGs and how it should be managed to this end. Specifically, it explains why IWRM has been adopted by the international community and how it can contribute to meeting the MDGs. However an IWRM approach will support not just achievement of the MDGs but also the long-term economic development, poverty reduction and environmental sustainability that will be needed to sustain that achievement. The Spanish version.
/ Policy briefs / English

How IWRM will Contribute to Achieving the MDGs

This brief outlines why water is important to achieve the MDGs and how it should be managed to this end. Specifically, it explains why IWRM has been adopted by the international community and how it can contribute to meeting the MDGs. Policy briefs provide policy makers with information on water resources management. They are written by the GWP Technical Committee, a group of internationally recognised professionals in integrated water resources management.
/ Technical briefs / English

Mainstreaming gender in IWRM strategies and plans: practical steps for practitioners

Women produce up to 80% of food in developing countries, yet women’s role as farmers is frequently overlooked by agricultural extensionists, including those working for irrigation agencies, and by policy makers. This brief approaches role of women in water resources development and aims to further gender-sensitive IWRM policies, strategies and plans. Technical Briefs disseminate technical knowledge about water resources management. They are written by the GWP Technical Committee, a group of internationally recognised professionals in integrated water resources management.
/ Technical briefs / Russian

Учет гендерных аспектов в планах и стратегиях интегрированного управления водными ресурсами: практические шаги

Данное резюме подготовлено, чтобы обеспечить специалистов водного хозяйства кратким обзором того, как учесть гендерные аспекты при разработке стратегий и планов интегрированного управления воднымиресурсами.
/ Policy briefs / French

Comment la GIRE contribuera à l’accomplissement des OMD

Cette note politique vise à exposer brièvement pourquoi l’eau est si importante pour la réalisation des OMD. Plus spécifiquement, cette note s’attache à expliquer pourquoi l’approche structurée baptisée GIRE a été adoptée par la communauté internationale et comment elle peut contribuer à atteindre les OMD. Cependant, la GIRE peut aussi soutenir le développement économique à long terme, la réduction de la pauvreté et la durabilité environnementale qui seront nécessaires pour atteindre les objectifs. The French version.
/ Policy briefs / Russian

Каким образом ИУВР вносит свой вклад в достижение ЦРТ

В данном резюме для лиц принимающих решения рассматриваются причины, почему водные ресурсы настолько важны для достижения ЦРТ, а также вопросы, связанные с организацией их эффективного управления и использования. Важно найти объяснение, почему структурированный подход, известный как интегрированное управление водными ресурсами (ИУВР), был воспринят международным сообществом, и каким образом он может внести свой вклад в достижение ЦРТ.