REGIONAL ENDORSEMENT PROGRAM
The Regional Endorsement Program is project based. Provinces, Regions and Areas co-operate with the International Foundation for the Protection of Drinking Water, which in turn conducts Educational Programs, Environmental Protection Programs, Field Testing, Reporting and Safe Drinking Water Endorsement Programs.
The Foundation regularly reports on the progress of such projects to the United Nations Department of Public Information and maintains an information data-base available for global reference.
The International Foundation for the Protection of Drinking Water has adopted the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, 21St Agenda as its Operational Standards. Countries, Provinces, Regions, Areas and Operations, seeking endorsements of their environs must adhere to the principles of the United Nations 21st Agenda in general and concern itself in particular with;
while meeting and working within the guidelines of the International Foundation for the Protection of Drinking Water ‘Code of Practice’.
Once the Foundation is satisfied that the entity making application complies with the ‘Standards’ and ‘Principles’ required of it; the Foundation will enter into a Representation Agreement and henceforth take an active roll in a ‘Project Management’ joint venture association with the entity, assisting with;
The application of local ‘Standards’ that comply internationally
The coordination of a provincial marketing strategy
The identification and introduction of international investment
The identification and introduction of international markets for produce that meet the required ‘Standards’
Nett Profits derived from these activities will be returned to the Protected Area to serve as public funds to maintain and protect the water resources, ecology and environment of the Protected Region.