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Our governance

The FWP is governed by a multistakeholder governance.

President of the French Water Partnership


Jean Launay, French deputy and President of the National Water Committee, was elected President of the FWP  during the General Assembly of the PFE held on March 8th, 2016.



The FWP has the following governing bodies


1. General Assembly


The General Assembly regroups all the members of the FWP. The General Assembly meets at least once a year and approves the Board of Director’s reports on management, activities and orientations at the FWP, and reports on the FWP’s financial situation, notably financial and accounting reports. Every three years it elects the President and the Members of the Board of Directors.


2. Board of Directors

The association is headed by a Board of Directors chaired by the President of the FWP and organised into colleges. It meets at least twice a year.


 3. Bureau of the Board of Directors

The Bureau of the Board of Directors is made up of the President of the FWP and one representative of each of the association’s six colleges. The members of the Bureau are collectively in charge of preparing and implementing the Board of Directors’ decisions and deciding upon questions of membership, budgets and human resources.


 4. Academic Council

The Academic Council is a place for high-level, forward-looking reflections at the FWP to improve and make progress on the positions that the FWP supports or promotes within the framework of its objectives.



permanent team is in charge of the daily activities of the French Water Partnership.