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    The paper also makes an important initial contribution to the Boosting Effectiveness of Water Operators' Partnerships (BEWOP) project, a 5-year collaboration between UN-Habitat's Global Water Operators' Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) and the UNESCO Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE) to mainstream effective knowledge transfer and change in WOPs.

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  • II congressReport of the II Congress of GWOPA held in Barcelona in 2013, in which the main themes treated were finance of WOPs, their results, learning approaches, capacity development for non-revenue water management, water workers, and risk reduction, besides an overview on the regional WOP platforms work, recent performance and future goals.