Regional development

Water Governance Initiative

 

 

A POLICY FORUM TO SHARE GOOD PRACTICES

The OECD Water Governance Initiative is an international multi-stakeholder network of members from the public, private and non-for-profit sectors gathering twice a year to share good practices in support of better governance in the water sector. 

 


OBJECTIVES

Advise governments in taking the needed steps for effective water governance reforms through policy dialogue across decision-makers at different levels.


Provide a technical platform  to discuss analytical work on water governancethrough peer-to-peer exchanges and knowledge sharing.

Provide a consultation mechanism to raise the profile of governance issues in the Global Water Agenda (World Water Forum, Post-2015 Agenda).


Support the implementation of the governance targets designed for the 6th World Water Forum (Marseille, 2012) and the implementation roadmap of the 7th World Water Forum (Korea, 2015).


Assist with the monitoring of the implementation of OECD Principles on Water Governance through the preparation of OECD Indicators on Water Governance.


MEETINGS

Meetings of the OECD Water Governance Initiative

 


WORKING GROUPS

Indicators Webinar - 25 April 2016

Kick-off of the WGI working group led by OECD, ASTEE, INBO and Transparency International with 29 participants from 13 countries.

Best Practices Webinar - 25 April 2016

Kick-off of the WGI working group led by OECD, SIWI, WIN and Suez with 37 participants from 13 countries.


SATISFACTION SURVEY

A Satisfaction Survey was conducted across the members of the OECD Water Governance Initiative to collect feedback on the first 2 years of activities (2013-2015), and to identify areas for improvement that would help shape the strategic orientations of the Initiative over the 2015-2018 period.

STRATEGIC PAPER

Report which takes stock of the first three years of activity of the WGI and suggests ways forward. The report builds on the results of the satisfaction survey and sessions of the WGI Steering Committee.


INVENTORIES


Tools & guidelines

The inventory gathers more than 100 governance tools (water and non-water specific) related stakeholder engagement; performance & governance of water supply and sanitation; basin governance; and integrity & transparency

The inventory presents over 60 indicators, databases and maps and assessment tools on measuring water governance.

 


ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS

 

LAUNCH BY THE OECD SECRETARY GENERAL

 

INITIATIVE BROCHURE

 

 

 

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