Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch. She is a board member of the San Francisco–based International Forum on Globalization and a Councillor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council. Maude is the recipient of twelve honorary doctorates as well as many awards, including the 2005 Right Livelihood Award (known as the “Alternative Nobel”), the 2005 Lannan Foundation Cultural Freedom Fellowship Award, the Citation of Lifetime Achievement at the 2008 Canadian Environment Awards, the 2009 Earth Day Canada Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award, the 2009 Planet in Focus Eco Hero Award, and the 2011 EarthCare Award, the highest international honour of the Sierra Club (US). In 2008/2009, she served as Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly and was a leader in the campaign to have water recognized as a human right by the UN. She is also the author of dozens of reports, as well as 17 books, including her latest, Blue Future: Protecting Water For People And The Planet Forever.

UPDATE: Barlow in Mexico (day five)

Posted by on November 8, 2012
Nov 082012
 

Maude Barlow is in Mexico to participate in the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the impacts of dams, to visit Real de Catorce where a proposed mine threatens sacred land and local water, and to speak at a public forum in Mexico City on the right to water. This is her fifth blog from this trip.

Packed […]

UPDATE: Barlow in Mexico (day four)

Posted by on November 7, 2012
Nov 072012
 

Maude Barlow is in Mexico to participate in the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the impacts of dams, to visit Real de Catorce where a proposed mine threatens sacred land and local water, and to speak at a public forum in Mexico City on the right to water. This is her fourth blog from this trip.
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UPDATE: Barlow in Mexico (day three)

Posted by on November 7, 2012
Nov 072012
 

Maude Barlow is in Mexico to participate in the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the impacts of dams, to visit Real de Catorce where a proposed mine threatens sacred land and local water, and to speak at a public forum in Mexico City on the right to water. This is her third blog from this trip.
Beautiful […]

UPDATE: Barlow in Mexico (day two)

Posted by on November 5, 2012
Nov 052012
 

Maude Barlow is in Mexico to participate in the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the impacts of dams, to visit Real de Catorce where a proposed mine threatens sacred land and local water, and to speak at a public forum in Mexico City on the right to water. This is her second blog from this trip.
The […]

UPDATE: Barlow in Mexico (day one)

Posted by on November 4, 2012
Nov 042012
 

Maude Barlow is in Mexico to participate in the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the impacts of dams, visit Real de Catorce where a Vancouver-based company seeks to mine, and speak at a public forum in Mexico City on the right to water. This is her first blog from this trip.
Travel, travel and […]

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