Charting the Emergence of 'Global Water Initiatives' in World Water Governance

Provides a history and analysis of global water initiatives (GWIs)—a growing set of institutions and events that have helped broaden water governance beyond regional schemes to take on a more global scope—and makes recommendations for improving multi-level water management in the future by supporting and sustaining GWI efforts.

Varady, R.G., K. Meehan, and E. McGovern. 2008. Charting the emergence of ‘Global Water Initiatives’ in world water governance. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth,15pp. [pdf]