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Integrity Framework for Water Stewardship Initiatives

A risk management framework build trust and ensure effectiveness of water stewardship initiatives through integrity.


WHEN TO USE IT

  • To gain a more complete and reliable understanding of the risks water stewardship partners face, by ensuring adequate and inclusive participation in decision-making;

  • To safeguard funds and reputations, by preventing corruption, limiting risk of whitewashing / greenwashing, and enabling open exchange and disclosure of information among partners;

  • To mitigate conflict and be more effective and sustainable, by building inaccountable and clear governance structures for the water stewardship initiative, standards of conduct, and frameworks for monitoring and evaluation.

HOW IT WORKS

The Integrity Framework for Water Stewardship Initiatives includes key guiding questions to assess risks, descriptions of major water integrity risks and descriptions of measures that can be implemented to mitigate risk and strenghten governane of a water stewarwship initiative throughout its lifecycle, from inception to dissolution or renewal.


HOW IT WAS DEVELOPED

The Integrity Framework for Water Stewardship was developed with support from GIZ in partnership with the CEO Water Mandate and a consortium including the Pacific Institute, Water Witness International, Partnerships in Practice, Pegasys, and IWASP.


HOW TO USE IT

Download the guide:

WIN-GIZ_IntegrityFramework_WaterStewardship_2015
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Download PDF • 6.95MB

View case studies on the benefits of integrity for water stewarship initiatives:

WIN-GIZ_WSI-IntegrityCases_2023
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Download PDF • 1.01MB

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