The goal of the WaSA Forum is to accelerate water stewardship to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6. The establishment of this forum is a joined effort by organizations working in the field of implementation of water stewardship. The forum is set-up as a reaction on the identified gap for s mechanism to engage in high-level decision-making processes around accelerating the scaling of water stewardship initiatives and structural global levers that can enable this acceleration. For this initial phase, three organization (GIZ, AWS, CEO Water Mandate) have taken on the role of forming a secretariat for this forum. The German BMZ provides initial funding for the forum and its secretariat.