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Water Governance in OECD Countries: A Multilevel Approach


Series: OECD Report Series

By: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)(Author)

IWA Publishing

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #206536 | ISBN-13: 9781780400273
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Water Governance in OECD Countries addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main "coordination gaps" in terms of policymaking, financing, information, accountability, objectives and capacity building, and provides a platform of existing governance mechanisms to bridge them.

Based on an extensive survey on water governance Water Governance in OECD Countries provides a comprehensive institutional mapping of roles and responsibilities in water policy-making at national/subnational level in 17 OECD countries. Water Governance in OECD CountriesA Multilevel Approach concludes on preliminary multilevel governance guidelines for integrated water policy.


- Public Governance Contribution To Effective Water Policies: An Innovative Multilevel Governance Approach
- Institutional Mapping Of Roles And Responsibilities In OECD Countries Water Policymaking
- Multilevel Governance Challenges In Water Policymaking: OECD Countries' Evidence
- Coordination Of Water Policies Across Ministries And Between Levels Of Government: OECD Countries' Experience
- Final Considerations For Effective Governance Of Water Policy: Preliminary Guidelines

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