Author Archives: Water Integrity Forum

 

Uniting communities against corruption

Help raise 5,000 USD in Argentinian crowdfunding campaign In the neighbourhood of La Palangana, a lack of public infrastructure means that 11,000 citizens live constantly flooded by contaminated water. To stop this terrible condition we need to empower the community to unite, know their rights, and speak Up, to make their voices heard to the […]

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Thematic Framework for 7th World Water Forum announced

The World Water Council announced the Thematic Framework of the 7th World Water Forum by the International Steering Committee, focusing on a water secure future, and highlighting water security, responsible development and sustainability. The Thematic Framework will provide the basis for the preparatory process for the 7th World Water Forum, which will take place in […]

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Budapest Water Summit presents recommendations

The Budapest Water Summit published its final statement “A sustainable world is a water-secure world” and presented its recommendations at the UN in New York and at a event for the Special Programme on the International Year of Water Cooperation in Paris. The final statement highlights the central role water plays for human development and […]

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Building Integrity Capacities in Africa

A successful three-year regional integrity training programme in Sub-Sahara Africa is nearing completion. It was implemented by SIWI, WIN, UNDP Cap-Net and WaterNet, in partnership with the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), the East African Community – Lake Victoria Basin Commission (EAC – LVBC), and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and other regional […]

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Assessing Integrity in the Ugandan Water Sector

WIN successfully completed a validation workshop following the assessment of governance and integrity in the Ugandan Water Sector. The event, conducted with support by GIZ, contributes to the Good Governance Action Plan of the Ugandan Ministry for Water and Environment The workshop, held on 25th October 2013 in Kampala, discussed the results of a study […]

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IWMI Develops Code of Ethics

IWMI has conducted several studies on various aspects of water integrity, including unethical practices in the construction of water infrastructures (Venot) and in large-scale land and water acquisitions (Williams), drivers shaping the practices and behaviour of civil servants in the irrigation bureaucracy (Suhardiman, Shah), ways to enhance accountability in community driven multiple use water services […]

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SIWI expands capacity building for integrity

The SIWI Water Governance Facility (WGF)  is expanding its capacity building activities on water integrity beyond sub-Saharan Africa to other regions. As of January 2014, WGF will start the implementation of a four-year Water Integrity Capacity Building Programme for the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). The programme aims to develop capacities of the […]

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GIZ improves integrity in Water Stewardship

GIZ launched a joint project with WIN and the CEO Water Mandate to improve integrity and transparency of multi-stakeholder water stewardship partnerships. The project will assess integrity risks in five pilot countries active in the African Water Stewardship Initiative which aims at improving the adaptability of water users to the impacts of climate change through […]

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2nd Meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative

The OECD Water Governance Initiative convened its second stakeholder meeting on 7-8 November 2013. Building on key decisions taken during the initiation of the group, the meeting discussed analytical work and recent developments on water governance and water integrity and kicked-off 4 Thematic Working Groups as “building blocks” of  the OECD Principles on Water Governance: […]

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UNESCO-IHE Water Integrity Week

UNESCO-IHE centred the introductory week of the new Academic year on water integrity. Kenneth Irvine, UNESCO-IHE focal point for Water Integrity: „Following the success of the Integrity Forum held in UNESCO-IHE earlier in the year, it seemed that this topic would make a fascinating, informative and engaging topic as the theme of the Introductory week […]

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