International Institutes and NGOs
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
Third World Centre for Water Management
World Water Council Thematic Centre
Water Aid
Water for People
Water Partners International
The World Commision on Dams
World Resources Institute
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
World Water Council
World Water Council Thematic Centre
World Water Vision
Tomorrow Global Environment Business
Center for Science and the Environment
Conservation Foundation
Environmental Defense Fund
Global Nature Fund
Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Helsinki Commission
Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (IWSD)
LifeWater Canada
Natural Resources Defense Council
Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH)
NGO Forum
Public Services International
Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement - Links
to National Societies
Terrene Institute

Water & Environment in the UN System
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
International Year of Freshwater 2003!
Earth Summit (UNED)
Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)
Johannesburg Summit 2002-the World Summit on
Sustainable Development
United Nations Office for the Coordination of
Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
United Nations Settlement Programme (HABITAT)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
and its UNDP/World Bank Water and Sanitation
United Nations Educational Scientific and
Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) - World
Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)
United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Water
Environment and Sanitation (WES)
World Food Programme (WFP)
World Health Organisations (WHO) - Water, Sanitation
and Health (WSH)
World Meteorological Organisation

Swedish Organizations

Agenda 21
The Beijer Institute
Centrum för Naturresurs- och Miljöforskning, CNM
The Edberg Foundation
Gothenburg University Marine Research Centre
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
The Nobel Foundation
Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Swedish Association of Environmental Managers
Stockholm Environment Institute
Svenska FN-förbundet
Swedish Environmental Protection
Agency (Naturvårdesverket)
Swedish Department of the Environment
Stockholm Marine Research Centre
Stockholm Partnership for Sustainable Cities
Stockholm Water Company
Swedish EnviroNet
Swedish Environmental Technology Network
Sweden Direkt
Swedish Meteorlogical and Hydrology Institute
Swedish Institute
Swedish Royal Institute of Technology
Swedish Trade Council
Swedish Water and Wastewater Association

Collaborative Initiatives
Netherlands Water Partnership
The Gender Water Alliance
Global International Waters Assessment
Great Lakes Information Network
Sahara and Saheel Observatory
Universities Water Information Network
Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Italian Clearing House on Desertification
Managing the Environment Locally in Sub Sahran Africa (MELISSA)
Middle East Water Information Network
Nile Basin Initiative
International Office for Water (IOW)
Scandinavia Now
Swiss Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology
and Management (SKAT)
Swiss Tropical Institute (STI)
Water and Environmental Health at London and Loughborough
Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (SANDEC)
Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Water Online
Water Page
Water Web Directory

Research Instutites and Centres

African Water Issues Research Unit
Sahara and Saheel Observatory
Master of Science in Water Resources and Livelihood Security at
Linköping University in Sweden
The Gender Water Alliance
Great Lakes Information Network
UNED's Earth Summit Home Page
Association of Water Technologies
Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association
Stockholm Partnership for Sustainable Cities
Uppsala vattencentrum - UWC
American Institute of Hydrology
Centre for Environmental Assessment
International Institute for Environment and Development
International Water and Sanitation Centre
National Water Research Institute (Canada)
National Institute for the Environment (USA), including its
freshwater assessment and information
Pacific Institute
Water, Engineering and Development Centre

International Associations
Association of Water Technologies
The Groundwater Foundation
International Association of Hydrological Sciences
International Association for Hydraulic Research
International Water Association
International Commission on Water Quality
International Office for Water
International Water History Association
National Groundwater Association
Water Environment Federation
Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association

Bi-Lateral, Multi-Lateral
Development Organizations

African Development Bank (AfDB)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Banque Arabe pour le Développement en Afrique (BADEA)
Department for International Development (DfID) - UK
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
European Commission's Humanitarian Offica (ECHO)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
United States Agency for International Development (US AID)
Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)
World Bank (WB), Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS)

Water-Related Disaster

Useful Links

The following links have been provided as a service to the user to gain access to water and
environmental-related information on the Internet. The listed sites and the information they
contain may be useful to you. These links are either international, regional or local
organisations that deal with water and environmental issues.