Governance Structure

GWP-Med is based on a substantial network of partners and collaborators working together to promote Integrated Water Resources Management and create a water secure future for the countries of the region.

ts governance structure includes four bodies:

The Membership Platform
GWP-Med facilitates a multi-stakeholder platform that brings together 10 major Mediterranean networks of different water disciplines (government, river basins, local authorities, professionals, NGOs, research institutes, irrigators, etc) and over 80 other organisations, institutions and companies working on water issues in the Mediterranean Region from both EU and non-EU countries.
The list of GWP-Med members is available here.

The Partnership Council
The Partnership Council is the decision-making body of GWP Med. It approves the annual work plan, monitors current on-going activities and provides guidance on all work areas. Its Members are:

Prof. Michael SCOULLOS, GWP-Med Chair

Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE)

 Dr. Khaled ABU ZEID

Centre for Environment and Development in the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)



 To be appointed.

International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)


 Dr. Céline DUBREUIL

Blue Plan (MAP/UNEP)



Euro-Mediterranean Irrigators Community (EIC)



The Mediterranean Cities Network (MedCities)



MENBO/REMOC – Mediterranean Network of Basin Organisations


 Mr. Hachmi KENNOU

Mediterranean Institute for Water (IME)


 Dr. Delmar BLASCO

The Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative (MedWet)


Ex-Office Members (without voting right):

GWP: Mr. Francois Brikke, Senior Network Officer for the Mediterranean

GWP-Med: Mr. Vangelis Constantianos, Executive Secretary