Establishing an effective, efficient and widely accepted governance In a context of major economic, demographic and climate changes, growing competition between water uses and the enduring frailty of access to water resources tend to provoke “water crisis”, which are often crisis of governance. Governments must adapt to stricter requirements with limited financial and human resources. Today they may find themselves faced with a loss of trust from citizens who are better informed and interested in having a significant influence on political decisions.
The members of the French Water Partnership are highly active on the international level in promoting an effective, efficient, transparent governance that is widely accepted by society, from a management at the appropriate scale (international, national or regional scale ; basin or sub-basin scale) to a management of local public drinking water and sanitation services.
Ensuring equity among users, regions and generations & recommending rules for the implementation of appropriate solutions to the great challenges of our time.