The underlying principles of GWS, which have been unanimously adopted and implemented by its partners, as reflected in their projects, are the following:

 

GWS principles

  • Development effectiveness: harmonization, alignment and ownership.
  • Territorial approach / multilevel governance.
  • Sustainable partnerships and dialogue between territories.
  • Universality / Human Rights approach / socioeconomic inclusion of traditionally marginalizedgroups.
  • Transparency and facilitation / mutual accountability / participatory approach.
  • Leverage / multi-donor and multi-partner approach.
  • Sustainability: environmental, financial, institutional,
  • Technical and socioeconomic.
  • Citizen / user participation.
  • Inter-sector coordination

 

 

 

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