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S ustainable W ater I ntegrated M anagement (SWIM) - Support Mechanism Project funded by the European Union REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION MODALITIES IN WATER SERVICE DELIVERY, WITH EMPHASIS ON THE SOUTHERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION September 2013 Version Document Title Author Review and Clearance V4 STRENGTHEN IMPLEMENTATION CAPACITY OFNATIONAL WATER PLANS AT LOCAL LEVEL WITH EMPHASIS ON FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY Ayman Rabi Suzan Taha,Hosny Khordagui, and Vangelis Constantianos The SWIM Programme (2010 – 2014) ……..Water is too precious to Waste
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Contributing to Sustainable Water Integrated Management in the Mediterranean Funded by the European Commission with a total budget of approximately € 22 million, Sustainable Water Integrated Management (SWIM) is a Regional Technical Assistance Programme aiming to contribute to the effective implementation and extensive dissemination of sustainable water management policies and practices in the South- Eastern Mediterranean Region in view of increasing water scarcity, combined pressures on water resources from a wide range of users, desertification processes and in connection with climate change. The SWIM Partner Countries (PCs) are: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya 1 , Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia. SWIM aligns with the outcomes of the Euro Mediterranean Ministerial Conferences on Environment (Cairo, 2006) and Water (Dead Sea, 2008) and also reflects on the four major themes of the draft Strategy for Water in the Mediterranean (SWM), mandated by the Union for the Mediterranean, namely: Water Governance; Water and Climate Change; Water Financing and; Water Demand Management and Efficiency, with particular focus on non- conventional water resources. Moreover, it is operationally linked to the objectives of the Mediterranean Component of the EU Water Initiative (MED EUWI) and complements the EC financed Horizon 2020 Initiative to De Pollute the Mediterranean Sea (Horizon 2020). Furthermore, SWIM links to other related regional processes, such as the Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development (MSSD) and the Arab Water Strategy elaborated respectively in the framework of the Barcelona Convention and of the League of Arab States, and to on-going pertinent programmes, e.g. the UNEP/MAP GEF Strategic Partnership for the Mediterranean Large Marine Ecosystem (MedPartnership) and the World Bank GEF Sustainable Mediterranean. The Programme consists of two Components, acting as a mutually strengthening unit that supports much needed reforms and new creative approaches in relation to water management in the Mediterranean region, aiming at their wide diffusion and replication. The two SWIM Components are: A Support Mechanism (SWIM-SM) funded with a budget of € 6.7 million and Five (5) Demonstration Projects funded with a budget of approximately € 15 million For more information please visit or contact [email protected] 1
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