Other Partnerships

The Portuguese Water Partnership maintains regular contacts with other international organizations active in the water sector. Currently is a member of the following Transnational Water Partnerships:

European Innovation Partnerships

European Innovation Partnerships (EIP) aim to speed up innovations that contribute to solving societal challenges, enhance Europe’s competitiveness and contribute to job creation and economic growth. EIPs help to pool expertise and resources by bringing together public and private actors at EU, national and regional level, combining supply- and demand-side measures.

EWP – European Water Partnership

The European Water Partnership (EWP) is an independent value based non-profit organization structured as an open and inclusive member association. The EWP harnesses European capacity, helps to coordinate initiatives and activities in international water issues and undertakes worldwide promotion of European expertise related to water. The ultimate goal of the EWP is to elaborate strategies and implement concrete actions to achieve the objectives of the Water Vision for Europe.

GWOPA – Global Water Operators’ Partnership Alliance

The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance is a network of partners committed to helping water operators help one another improve their collective capacity to provide access to water and sanitation services for all.


NoWNET – Northern Water Network

It is a network of country level water partnerships in the industrialized countries for sharing knowledge, linking stakeholders, raising awareness and organizing meetings. The Northern Water Network collaborates with international organizations with similar or associated objectives.


GWP – Global Water Partnership

The Global Water Partnership’s vision is for a water secure world. Their mission is to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels. GWP believes that an integrated approach to managing the world’s water resources is the best way to pursue this vision—a vision that encompasses all of life.

WssTP – Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform

WssTP’s vision  is the guideline for future research and development for the European water sector as we strive all together to make the European water sector a leading center of expertise for providing safe, clean and affordable water services while protecting nature by 2030.


Global Water Intelligence

Global Water Intelligence was launched in June 2000 by the CWC Group, with Peter Allison as editor. Initially it focused on the private water market, but Christopher Gasson’s Media Analytics Ltd. acquired it in September 2002, with just the editor transferring to the new owner. In 2003 GWI launched Desalination Tracker, which, together with our 2004 Desalination Marketsreport, transformed the fortunes of the company.

WWC – World Water Council

The World Water Council is an international multi-stakeholder platform. It was established in 1996 on the initiative of renowned water specialists and international organisations, in response to an increasing concern about world water issues from the global community.


Sanitation and Water for All


Sanitation and Water for All is a global partnership of over 100 country governments, external support agencies, civil society organizations and other development partners working together to catalyse political leadership and action, improve accountability and use scarce resources more effectively. Partners work towards a common vision of universal access to safe water and adequate sanitation.

Global Coalition for Good Water Governance 


The OECD is currently expanding the base of signatories with a view to create a Global Coalition for Good Water Governance. Whether you represent an international, national, basin or local stakeholder, you are invited to endorse the OECD Principles to join such a Coalition. This will give you opportunities to showcase your success stories, learn from international experience, access the best practice database and voice your views on water governance indicators under development.

National Water Partnerships

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