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  • 1. The Global Dialogue Project for Water Security and Sustainable Growth Dr Ania Grobicki Executive Secretary, GWP August 2013
  • 2. OBJECTIVE To organize global, regional and country- level consultations on Water Security and Sustainable Growth, and to generate new economic knowledge, in order to support a Sustainable Development Goal on “sustainable water for all”
  • 3. GWP: Network, Partnership and InterGovernmental Organization
  • 4. GOAL Water managed to sustain people and the environment Universal access to water supply and sanitation Targets by 2030 Bring freshwater withdrawals in line with sustainably available water resources while increasing water productivity for all uses by [x%] Maintain a threshold level of environmental flows in all countries [of y%] Targets by 2030 No one practices open defecation Everyone has water, sanitation and hygiene at home All schools and health centres have water, sanitation and hygiene Water, sanitation and hygiene are sustainable and inequalities in access have been progressively eliminated Sustainable use and development of water resources Targets by 2030 Reduce both the urban population with untreated wastewater and untreated industrial wastewater flows by [x%] Increase urban and industrial wastewater reused safely by [y%] Reduce nutrient pollution from agriculture by [z%] Improved water quality and wastewater management Crosscutting targets by 2030 Improve resilience to floods, droughts and other water related disasters of all people by [x] and economies by [y] Improved governance and integrated management systems for freshwater and sanitation in place in all countries in accordance with national targets
  • 5. GWP MED: Tunisia GWP WAF: Ghana Benin GWP EAF: Kenya GWP SAF: Tanzania Zambia Countries invited to be part of the Consultation. GWP SEA: Indonesia Viet Nam GWP SAS: Pakistan Sri Lanka Bangladesh Nepal GWP CACENA: Kazakhstan Tajikistan GWP SAM: Peru Brazil Argentina Colombia GWP CAM: Guatemala Nicaragua GWP CARIB: Trinidad and Tobago GWP CEE: Bulgaria Slovenia Poland Romania GWPO: United Arab Emirates
  • 6. (with important variations from region to region) - 27% government/public sector - 12% private sector - 37% NGOs - 19% academic / research / professional orgs - 5% other (eg. international orgs, media) KEY STRENGTHS :  A neutral multistakeholder platform  Inclusive yet clear structures at all levels  Strong knowledge base  Moving from advocacy to implementation Overall structure after 15 years of GWP :
  • 7. Mission: …to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels Strategic Goals Strategic Elements Global Water Partnership Strategy 2009-2013 Vision and Mission 1.1Improvingsupportfor watermanagementthrough nationalprocesses 1.2Improvinggovernance systems 1.3Improvingwater infrastructure 1.4Improvingfinancingfor watermanagement 1.5Facilitating transboundarycooperation 1.6Monitoringprogresson IWRM 2.1Adaptingtoclimate change 2.2Achievingfoodsecurity 2.3Tacklingurbanisation (includingwatersupplyand sanitation) 2.4Resolvingconflict 4.1Partnershipand alliancebuilding 4.2GWPperformance measurment 4.3GWPfinancial sustainability 4.4SupportingtheGWP network 3.1Improving communicationscapacity 3.2ImprovingGWP outreach 3.3StrengtheningGWP knowledgesharing Goal 1: Promote water as a key part of sustainable national development Goal 2: Address critical development challenges Goal 3: Reinforce knowledge sharing and communications Goal 4: Build a more effective network 1a: Incorporate existing policies/ plans into national development and implement 1b: Develop/strengthen weak/non- existant policies/plans in national development and implement 1c: Multi-stakeholder involvement in building local capacity and implementing policies/plans 2a: Take into account the links between water and climate change and develop solutions for adaptation 2b: Address critical development challenges, particularly food security, urbanisation and conflict resolution 2c: Objective and incisive intellectual contributions from GWP and its partners 3a: Knowledge dissemination to global entities and the corporate world 3b: Stakeholders have better access to relevant and practical knowledge and capacity to share 3c: Communications culture embedded across the Partnership and stakeholders take up strategic information and messages 4a: Strengthen the capacity of RWPs sot hey are more effective, and provide support to the CWPs 4b: GWPO and RWPs improve organisation, management and governance 4c: GWPO, RWPsand CWPs access new and diverse funding and increase traditional funding sources Vision: …a water secure world Outcome Challenges 3.4Strategicmessages Activities, outputs and budgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets Activities,outputs andbudgets
  • 8. 2009 : Strategy update « Building climate resilience through water security » 2011 : « Future Directions » Climate change Food security Urbanization Transboundary waters Financing water management 2013 : Thematic focus areas proposed following participatory global/regional strategy process  Climate change  Food security  Urbanization  Transboundary waters  Ecosystems  Energy security ENDORSED BY MID-TERM STRATEGY REVIEW
  • 9. Disaster Risk Reduction Climate Adaptation Water Security GWP operational strategy for building climate resilience through water security(Goal 2) Better climate information GWP´s approach : - Work with UNFCCC and the COPs (global level) - Focus on the extreme events : building the integrated flood management and integrated drought management programmes (with WMO) (regional level) - Integrate National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) with IWRM plans, and build these into national development planning (country level)
  • 10. Thank you ! A growing international network since 1996