AquaFed - International Federation of Private Water Operators

Organization's name: AquaFed - International Federation of Private Water Operators
Headquarters address  
Address: 9 rue du 4 septembre, 75002 Paris
(previously at 16 and 54 Avenue Hoche 75008 Paris) (and at 135 Rue St Martin 75004 Paris)

Phone: +33170983040 or +32479237826
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Flemish
  • Dutch
  • Spanish
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Business and Industry
  • Climate Change
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Development
  • Economics and Finance
  • Environment
  • Financing for Development
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Private Sector
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water

Financing for Development:
  • Addressing systemic issues
  • International Trade as an engine for development
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Human rights of women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Women and health
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment

  • Morbidity and mortality

Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability
  • Public Service and Management Innovation
  • Socio-Economic Governance and Management

  • Development indicators
  • Services Statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • Demographics
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Health
  • International law
  • Major Groups
  • Means of Implementation (Trade, Finance, Technology, Tranfer, etc.)
  • Partnerships
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
Geographic scope: International
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2005
Year of registration (YYYY): 2005
Organizational structure: International Federation, incorporated under French law. Members of 3 types: national federations, company members and associated (and honorary) members.
Number and type of members: +300 in more than 40 countries (2014 numbers)
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Business and industry
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: UN-Water: Friend
Affiliation with other organizations: member of AIDIS,