Local water and sanitation service providers are key to the SDGs
From public utilities that supply water and sewerage services to millions of customers in capital cities, to small units in local governments of small towns and community-based operators in rural areas or slums, water operators provide fundamental services that enable progress in virtually all aspects of sustainable development.
GWOPA’S VISION AND MISSION
Work as an effective global alliance to inspire, mobilize support for, catalyze, guide, monitor and enable Water Operators Partnerships that improve lives.
GWOPA’S GUIDING PRINCIPLES
The Global WOPs Alliance and the WOPs it supports are oriented by a number of Guiding Principles.
The principles were articulated during GWOPA’s Foundation Meeting in 2009 and subsequently adopted in the GWOPA Charter. The charter was updated once in 2013.
Members of GWOPA are expected to respect these principles in their WOP activities.
Inclusiveness | Not-for-profit Partnerships | Supporting efforts worldwide | Mutual benefit | Transparency
Building on the past and others | Fostering sustainable change | Creating a culture of solidarity