Water Justice News

Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.


May 21, 2015 – 11:12am

Campaigners opposed to water privatisation demonstrate in Rome’s Piazza Navona in 2010. The plan was ultimately rejected by Italy’s constitutional court. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images
Co-authored by Mark…


May 18, 2015 – 3:25pm
The Blue Planet Project extends its solidarity and congratulations to our Greek water justice allies on the one-year anniversary of the referendum on water privatization in Thessaloniki.
Just over a year ago, Ekathimerini.com rep…


May 16, 2015 – 8:00am

Morgan-Welden (centre) at the action. Photo by MISN.
The Council of Canadians joined with the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) yesterday in a “Stop the Suits! Close the (Kangaroo) Court” protest in Toronto.
MISN rep…

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May 14, 2015 – 12:00pm

By Maude Barlow and Meera Karunananthan. Published in the Huffington Post, May 13, 2015
As the world looks for innovative solutions to solve the rapidly worsening water crisis, two Salvadoran experts are touring Canada this wee…


May 13, 2015 – 6:20pm

Karunananthan speaks at the UN, May 2014
The Blue Planet Project is opposed to the marginalization of the right to water and sanitation in the proposed political declaration for the United Nation’s Post-2015 Development Agenda…

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