1 May 2024


WHO is seeking experts to serve as members the Guideline Development Group (GDG) to advise WHO on matters related to drinking-water quality and health, to inform the development of the 5th edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality (GDWQ). The current version of the GDWQ is available here.

Detailed information on the Call for experts for the GDWQ GDG, including background information on the GDWQ, the role of the GDG, the expert profiles being sought, and the application and selection process is available here: Call for experts: Guidelines for drinking-water quality, 5th edition (who.int).

WHO values diversity and welcomes applications from candidates from low- and middle-income countries. Applications should be submitted by 2 June 2024 to: gdwq@who.int.