International Office for Water (IOW)

Office international de l'eau (OIEau)
Oficina Internacional del Agua
Internationales Wasseramt

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History

Founded Sep 1991, on the initiative of the French Government, with support from German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), European Commission (EC) and United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). Also referred to as IOWater. Registered in accordance with French law.

Aims

Provide training for sustainable development and sound management of water resources respecting the environment; contribute to building up local capacity in the water and environment sector by developing ideas and sectoral strategies, especially with regard to development of human resources; within the European Union and the main developed countries, develop exchanges and services to improve water resources management, ecological quality of surroundings, waste water treatment and prevention of diffused pollution by a more integrated approach among users within EU; participate in joint efforts to support Central and Eastern European countries, Africa, Latin America, Mediterranean and developing countries.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 25 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E3163

Last News Received

2018
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