BETA
International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network
IW:Learn

Partners

Implementing Agencies

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
The leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

GRID-Arendal

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

 

Executing Agencies
GRID-Arendal

GRID-Arendal
A centre collaborating UNEP, supporting informed decision making and awareness-raising. Our staff consists of a diverse team of international professionals.  Through a dynamic portfolio of projects, we partner with various organizations to facilitate free access to and exchange of information in support of decision making and to promote a sustainable future.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO
In 1945 UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation, that political and economic agreements are not enough to build a lasting peace. Peace must be established on the basis of humanity’s moral and intellectual solidarity.

 

Project Partners
Conservation International

Conservation International​
For nearly 30 years, Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all​.We know that human beings are totally dependent on nature — and that by saving nature, we’re saving ourselves. To that end, CI is helping to build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.

Global Water Partnership

Global Water Partnership
The Global Water Partnership's vision is for a water secure world. Its mission is to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels.

The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River
The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR)
Works to ensure the sustainable and equitable use of waters and freshwater resources in the Danube River Basin. The work of the ICPDR is based on the Danube River Protection Convention, the major legal instrument for cooperation and trans-boundary water management in the Danube River Basin.
International Union for Conservation of Nature The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 
A membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.
The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNECE
UNECE's major aim is to promote pan-European economic integration. UNECE includes 56 member States in Europe, North America and Asia. However, all interested United Nations member States may participate in the work of UNECE. Over 70 international professional organizations and other non-governmental organizations take part in UNECE activities.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNIDO
The specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.

World Wildlife Fund WWF
The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.