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German Water Partnership statement on the war in Ukraine

German Water Partnership is deeply concerned and affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. We hope for an end to this war - our thoughts are with all the people who are suffering immensely as a result of this war.

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Industrial Water Compendium

As a part of a project funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) GWP has prepared a compendium on industrial water in India and the MENA countries Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Jordan.

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New Index of Members available

GWP has around 300 members from different areas of the water management sector. Find out more and get a comprehensive overview in our latest Index of Members.

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International Market Development

GWP will again implement numerous activities in 2022 as part of the Market Development Programme (MEP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK), including Brazil, Uzbekistan, South America and Saudi Arabia.  

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6 thematic working groups

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News & Information

German Pavilion at Vietwater 2022: 3 days, 13 German companies and one award

Vietwater 2022 took place in Ho Chi Minh City from 9 to 11 November. The German Pavilion received the award for the most innovative exhibition stand - thanks to the 13 exhibiting German companies.

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Natalie Kolbe looks back on ten years at German Water Partnership

“It is difficult for me to summarize my time at GWP in a few words. There were ups and downs, …

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On sustainable team decision-making and the visibility of women in technical professions | Interview with Dr. Gesche Grützmacher, Berliner Wasserbetriebe - #WomenInWater

In the column "Women in the water industry - #WomenInWater", German Water Partnership, together with female interviewees from the international water sector, highlights the role of women in the still predominantly male-dominated water supply and sanitation sector. For the third issue of the campaign, we spoke with Dr. Gesche Grützmacher.

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Exchange with the Vietnamese Water and Sewerage Association (VWSA)

During a networking breakfast, the Vietnamese delegation was able to express their country-specific needs related to the water and sanitation sector and meet GWP members.

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Mexican delegation visits German Water Partnership

The Mexican state of Baja California is struggling with water shortages. The governor expressed her desire for more intensive cooperation with German companies.

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In collaboration with German operators, GWP has developed the concept of a new model for partnerships between German local operators and operators from developing and emerging countries. This model was developed by GWP’s working group Operation and Capacity Development and in close cooperation with German development cooperation, especially Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues aims to be the leading political forum for the water industry in Germany. Both the international character of the participants from governments, non-governmental organisations, research and science and the participation of decision-makers of international water consumers from industry, energy and agriculture as well as the fact that Berlin is an internationally recognised know-how location in the water sector contribute to the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues.
German Water Partnership has supported the Export Initiative Environmental Technologies of the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection from the very beginning and has already successfully implemented many projects.
Would you like to enter a foreign market?
Then take advantage of measures supported by the Market Development Programme (MEP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK).
The German Water Partnership-Days are a series of events where German experts from the water sector meet with international decision-makers from the respective country to elaborate on appropriate solutions for the water industry. The GWP-Days are carried out by GWP and their active members.
Within the framework of the Chamber and Association Partnership Programme, BMZ supports the project GAPWAS – German-African Partnership for Water and Sanitation – via Sequa GmbH.
“Together as a strong network”, GWP and its members present themselves with a joint booth at numerous trade fairs worldwide throughout the year. In addition to the booth, GWP is part of the general program at each fair.
As part of the special initiative on training and employment, the BMZ, via sequa gGmbH, is funding the PartnerAfrica project to establish an African Water and Sanitation Academy (AWASA). The project is being implemented on the basis of cooperation between GWP and the African Water Association (AfWA).

Publications

Reference Projects Working Group Water & Energy

The working group Water & Energy deals with the topic of energy-efficient water management and energy generation from wastewater or the waste products that arise… Read more

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Index of Members

In this index you will find all our members listed. At a glance you can immediately see the industry and competencies of the respective member. Read more

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Industrial Water Compendium

A guide for decision makers in the industrial wastewater sector in the MENA and India regions to help implement effective and sustainable strategies and technologies. Read more

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Competency Maps

Our company-competency catalogues represent a quick and easy overview of our members of the different regions. It shows their activities and capacities to let you… Read more

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