GIWA -- why, what, who and how?
Other global assessments
Global GIWA network
will depend on access to data and other information from a network of
stakeholders in the water sphere, but will in turn provide scientific
and other information that may be used by other international, regional
and global bodies and activities in the field of international waters.
Read more about GIWA:
info and links to organizations, institutions, groups, teams, and individuals
making up the global GIWA
to organizations, institutions, groups, and networks making up the international
to region-specific organizations, institutions, groups, networks, etc.
in the 66 subregions and 9 megaregions;
resources of particular relevance in the respective area.
- GIWA Brochure [2001-02-26, PDF-file 1,3Mb]
An illustrated brochure with readily comprehensible information about
GIWA. The printed version of the brochure has been in use for some time
now, but the content is nonetheless valid and very informative.
Project Document GF/FP/1100-99-01
International Waters Assessment". Article by John C. Pernetta,
Senior Programme Officer, UNEP/GEF Coordinating Unit, and Laurence
D. Mee, former Coordinator of the GEF Black Sea Environmental
- Objectives, Scopes and Activities". Conference presentation
(June 1999) by Prof. Per Wramner.
- UNEP-GEF Coordination Office
Portfolio, International Waters.
Bank-GEF Portfolio (+ project
summaries by region).
summary of the report from the first meeting of the GIWA Steering
Group, 27-28 September, 1999
background information on GIWA.
Prepared for the media attending the inauguration of GIWA (October
1999). Also available in Swedish.
Global International Waters Assessment, GIWA
SE- 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
Phone: +46- 480 44 60 00. Fax: +46- 480 44 73 55.
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