Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe (GWP CEE)
The Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe (GWP CEE), established in 1998, is an international network open to all organizations involved in water resources management: government institutions, professional associations, research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector. The GWP vision is for a water secure world. Its mission is to advance governance and management of water resources for sustainable and equitable development. GWP was created to foster the implementation of integrated water resources management.
GWP CEE is a part of global network that consists of thirteen regions: Caribbean, Central Africa, Central America, Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus, China, Eastern Africa, Mediterranean, South America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southern Africa and West Africa. The GWP Secretariat is located in Stockholm in Sweden.
GWP CEE’s international network comprises 12 Country Water Partnerships in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine and more than 160 Partners located in 15 countries.
In line with GWP Strategy Towards 2020, GWP CEE regional programme focuses on integrated drought and management, river basin planning, integrated water resources management, public participation, sustainable sanitation, knowledge management and communication.