The OECD Water Governance Initiative

 

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

OBJECTIVES

The OECD Water Governance Initiative:
  • Provides a multi-stakeholder technical platform to share knowledge, experience and best practices
  • Advises governments in taking the needed steps for effective water reforms 
  • Provides a consultation mechanism 
  • Supports the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance 
  • Fosters continuity on governance discussions at global level

Terms of reference - OECD Water Governance Initiative 2016-2018

 | 2013-2015

OECD Water Governance strategic paper

 

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE OECD PRINCIPLES ON WATER GOVERNANCE

Three years after the adoption of the OECD Water Governance Principles, this report takes stock of their use and dissemination. It provides a water governance indicator framework and a set of evolving practices for bench-learning, building on lessons learned from different countries and contexts.

Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance

 

Water Governance Indicator Framework

 | Evolving water governance practices

Brasilia Multi-stakeholder Pledge to implement the OECD Principles on Water Governance

 

 

Survey and indicators on the use and dissemination of the Principles

The OECD Water Governance Initiative regularly reviews the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance in interested countries, basins and cities through surveys and indicators.

Synthesis of Survey Results

 | Results of the Satisfaction Survey: (2015-2018) | (2013-2015)

Inventory of Tools, Practices and Guidelines to Foster Governance in the Water Sector

 

Inventory of Water Governance Indicators and Measurement Frameworks

 

 

 

Presentation by OECD Secretary-General

 

OECD Principles on Water Governance

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MEETINGS

OECD WATER GOVERNANCE NETWORK


WORKING GROUPS

Indicators

Best Practices


WORLD WATER FORUM

The OECD has been leading the governance theme at the world’s largest water event since 2012. Every 3 years, more than 20,000 participants from the international water community, including policy and decision makers, gather to discuss current water issues and spark positive change.