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Task Force on Gender and Water, Report 2003-2004


The current membership of the Interagenc y Task Force on Gender and Water (GWTF) includes focal points for both gender and water issues from the following UN Programmes and Agencies: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Division for Sustainable Development and Division for the Advancement of Women; the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); the International Telecommunications Union (ITU); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP); UN-Habitat; the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); the World Health Organization (WHO); and regional Economic and Social Commissions for Africa (ECA), Western Asia (ESCWA) and Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Non-UN organizations include: the Gender and Water Alliance; the Women's Environment and Development Organization; the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council; the UN Foundation; and the Freshwater Caucus (CSD).