Framework of the GPWMThe Framework of the Global Partnership on Waste Management describes the organizational and management arrangements for the Global Partnership as well as guidelines governing its operation.

This document includes a description of the organizational structure, a grouping of activities into two overarching areas of work with several focal areas of work, and an explanation of the process through which interested stakeholders can become official participants to the GPWM. It also describes the roles and responsibilities of the participants, focal areas leads, steering committee, co-chairs, and the secretariat.

In addition, this document outlines the strategy, approach and funding requirements for the GPWM based on the experience of other partnerships developed under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).