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The Blue Planet Project’s mission is to encourage people to take action for water justice in their communities, their country and globally. We believe that education is empowerment, and crucial to building a global understanding that water is essential for life. To help in these efforts, we produce a wide variety of material that is available free for downloading and distribution from this website. If you would like more information about any of our materials, please contact us at 1-800-387-7177 or by e-mail at blueplanet@canadians.org.

 

(Download the Detroit FAQ PDF – 1.2MB) The Blue Planet Project works in collaboration with communities and groups around the world to protect the water commons and promote water as a human right. In May, activists in Detroit approached Blue Planet Project founder Maude Barlow about families who were having their water shut off because [...]

The Water Remunicipalisation Tracker

Posted on June 19, 2014  Tagged with:
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The remunicipalisation tracker mirrors the format typically used by private water-industry publications for listing upcoming privatisation and public-private partnership (PPP) contracts that provide possibilities for commercial expansion. The remunicipalisation tracker’s purpose, however, is very different: to showcase cities, regions and countries that have rolled back privatisation and embarked on securing public water for all that [...]

 

“Civil society groups and member states have called for the recognition of the human right to water and sanitation within the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) framework. As international organizations representing frontline communities, workers and policy experts, we also call on member states to ensure the push for private sector participation in the areas of water [...]

 

Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project and Chair of Food & Water Watch, recently visited Detroit, Michigan in the United States and heard firsthand accounts from residents who were having their water services cut off by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD). This report was produced from information gathered by Maude Barlow, [...]

 

On May 7, Blue Planet Project campaigner Meera Karunananthan addressed an Informal Meeting of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations in New York. The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, with a core group of 30 member states representing various regional groups and with participation from many more [...]

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