Water Justice News

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


March 22, 2015 – 9:00am
Twenty-two years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 22 to be World Water Day. In a world is facing a severe and growing water crisis without a roadmap, this day is more important than ever.
Our collective a…

World Water Day Statement 2015

Posted on March 20, 2015  Tagged with: ,
Mar 202015

Español  |  Français We commemorate World Water Day 2015 by celebrating the struggles and victories of the global water justice movements. These achievements are a testament to the strength of our ties of solidarity and the resolve of communities to protect watersheds and maintain control over water services. We supported campaigns instituting the right to [...]

Mar 192015

March 19, 2015 – 10:56am
In May 2015, the city of Detroit will start shutting off water to 28,000 people.
Last summer, the Blue Planet Project worked with the Detroit People’s Water Board and Food and Water Watch to sound the alarm on the city’s p…


March 13, 2015 – 2:33pm

Barlow speaks at protest outside World Bank office in Washington, DC, September 2014.
The Council of Canadians is endorsing a protest in Washington, DC against the World Bank on March 19.
The outreach for the protest says, “…


March 13, 2015 – 9:10am The Council of Canadians Williams Lake chapter will be screening the documentary Defensora on March 16.
As noted on the film’s website, “Defensora documents the historic and on-going land and community defense struggles of Mayan…

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