Regional Development

14th Meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative


2 -3 November 2020 ¦  Virtual Meeting

On 2-3 November 2020, the OECD Water Governance Initiative held its 14th meeting. Due to the current COVID-19-related situation the meeting took take place virtually. 


Meeting objectives

  • Peer review of the ongoing policy dialogues in Africa and Asia
  • Discuss WGI contribution to the 9th World Water Forum
  • Advance WGI working groups on Capacity Development and Indicators



The OECD Water Governance Initiative is a multi-stakeholder network of 100+ delegates from public, private and non-profit sectors gathering twice a year in a Policy Forum to share on-going reforms, projects, lessons and good practices in support of better governance in the water sector. It was launched on 27-28 March 2013 and is chaired by Peter Glas, Delta Commissioner of the Netherlands. The WGI is hosted by the OECD, and coordinated by a multi-stakeholder steering committee. 

Meeting Documents: 


Summary and Key Outcomes


List of Participants

Tools, publications and events from the 13th to the 14th OECD WGI Meeting 



PowerPoint presentations

Day 1

Water Governance in Asia

Water Governance in African Cities

Water Governance and Security in Cape Town, South Africa

Day 2

Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance: Measuring Water Governance Impacts

OECD Toolkit for Self-Assessing Water Governance Systems at Basin, Local and National Level


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