Water Justice News: Dams

 

December 5, 2014 – 3:54pm

Photo of Ilisu Dam construction by the Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive, November 2014.
The Blue Planet Project is opposed to the Ilisu Dam which would flood the ancient city of Hasankeyf in southeastern Turkey and the s…

 

June 20, 2014 – 3:58pm Temacapulín (Temaca) in Mexico has won numerous verdicts that dictate the building of the Zapotillo dam wall should not pass the 80 m limit. However, construction continues and the estimate is that the wall is already this heigh…

 

March 21, 2014 – 2:27pm Today we received this message from Johanna Rivera, from the Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative. We had the pleasure to meet Johanna last March in the World Social Forum in Tunis where we prepared and carried out a joint…

Protecting the Mesopotamian Marshes from the Ilisu Dam

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January 30, 2014 – 12:43pm As noted in a media statement, “The international coalition of the ‘Save the Tigris and the Iraqi Marshes Campaign’ welcomes the achievement accomplished by the national Iraqi team for the nomination of the Iraqi marshes to…

 

Peter Bosshard, policy director at International Rivers, writes, “The draft document for the Rio+20 summit, which governments are currently discussing in New York, is devoid of substance and ambition. Entitled The Future We Want, it contains no honest analysis, few specific recommendations, and no binding commitments. Instead, it tries to hide its lack of ambition […]

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