Our Partners

AquaFed is proud to be part of an international network and works with the following partners:


Institutional Partners 

  • Bilateral development agencies
    • CH - Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) - www.sdc.admin.ch
    • FR - Agence Française de  Développement (AFD) - www.afd.fr
    • GE - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) (formerly GTZ) - www.giz.de
    • SW - Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) -  www.sida.se/English/
    • UK - Department for International Development (DFID) - www.dfid.gov.uk
    • US - Agency for International Development (USAID) - www.usaid.org



Global water networks 




International Business and Industry Organisations 

  • Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) - www.basd2012.org
  • Business Action for Water (BAW) - the Business and Industry Major Group for the 6th World Water Forum (url-WWF5url2)
  • Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development:  (OECD - BIAC) - www.biac.org
  • European Federation of Public-Private Partnerships Operators (E3PO) - www.e3pO.org  
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - www.iccwbo.org
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) - www.wbcsd.org



NGOs of note 



Academia and Research 







Reference Websites / Other 

An excellent starting point for a "List of Water Lists" is Interwater, maintained by IRC - http://www.irc.nl/page/126




Conferences of Note 


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AquaFed works closely with the OECD; in particular in the Water Governonce Programme and as member of the OECD-BIAC (the Business and Industry Advsory Committee) The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.



AquaFed is a Partner of UN-Water UN-Water is the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater related issues, including sanitation. Building on a long history of coordination in the UN System, UN-Water was formalized in 2003 by the United Nations High Level Committee on Programmes. It provides the platform to address the cross-cutting nature of water and maximize system-wide coordinated action and coherence.


United Nations

UN AquaFed is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN ECOSOC