Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership to achieve a water-secure world for all

The Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership (GWSP) of the World Bank Water Global Practice is a global partnership with the objective to address the water and sanitation challenge in an integrated manner, as set out in the global water goal (SDG 6). This SDC support will advance innovative global knowledge production and exchange as well as building capacity through country-level support across regions with a focus on the population excluded most from water investments and services.

Land/Region Thema Periode Budget
Einsparung von Wasserressourcen
01.12.2017 - 30.06.2021
CHF 11'500'000
Hintergrund Most donor support for the water sector in many countries has focused on individual sub-sectors, and has not addressed the broader challenges of water as set out in SDG 6: there is a need water is effectively managed as critical resource for development to support households, agriculture, manufacturing, job creation, and the environment. With its portfolio of water investments and water experts, the World Bank is uniquely positioned to lead these efforts, developing and sharing global knowledge while also amplifying the impact of World Bank Group financial instruments through technical assistance on the ground.
Ziele Solve complex water and sanitation challenges by helping governments achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 and other water-related SDGs through global knowledge and partnerships as well as country-level support that leverage World Bank Group financial instruments.
Zielgruppen Client countries / governments (national and sub-national level), citizens (incl. women and young people), academic sector, civil society, private sector (global and domestic private sector, incl. financial sector).
Mittelfristige Wirkungen
  • Improved global knowledge and analysis;
  • Strengthened partnerships and knowledge exchange;
  • Change at regional / country-level at global scale catalysed by strengthening the uptake of the priority themes (sustainability, inclusion, institutions, financing, resilience) of water-related national policies and supported programmes and projects in the core business lines of GWSP.

Erwartete Resultate:   Analytical tools, lessons learned, guidance documents, technical assistance, capacity-building, and leveraging knowledge and partnership at global and regional and country-level with a thematic focus on sustainability, inclusion, institutions, financing, resilience in the areas of: 1.Water Supply&Sanitation; 2.Agricultural Water Management; 3.Water Security/Resources Management/Transboundary Cooperation; 4.Water,Poverty&Economy.

Resultate von früheren Phasen:   This is the first phase of this new partnership with the World Bank Water Global Practice.

Verantwortliche Direktion/Bundesamt DEZA
Kreditbereich Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
Projektpartner Vertragspartner
Internationale Finanzinstitution (IFI)
  • Weltbank - Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung

Andere Partner
Sweden/SIDA, The Netherlands/DGIS, Australia/DFAT, Norway/NORAD, Rockefeller and Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation.
Koordination mit anderen Projekten und Akteuren UN (incl. UN-Water, UNICEF, WHO, WSSCC), regional development banks, bilateral donors, think tanks (e.g. Earth Security Group), NGOs and multi-stakeholder platforms.
Budget Laufende Phase Schweizer Beitrag CHF   11'500'000 Bereits ausgegebenes Schweizer Budget CHF   7'900'000