Water Justice News: UN

 

In advance of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development to take place in Addis Ababa from July 13-16, the Blue Planet Project, Public Services International, Education International, Sisters of Mercy – Mercy International Association, Franciscans International and the Transnational Institute have spearheaded a global petition calling for safeguards against the corporate takeover of […]

 

In advance of the United Nations Summit on Financing for Development to take place in Addis Ababa from July 13-17, the Blue Planet Project,  Public Services International,  Education International, Sisters of Mercy – Mercy International Association, Franciscans International and the Transnational Institute have spearheaded a global petition calling for safeguards against the corporate takeover of […]

 

Thursday, May 21, 2015 – 1:15 – 2:30 PM UN Conference Room 9 Webcast Live at webtv.un.org During the Post-2015 process, many organizations and a number of Member States have called for mechanisms enabling greater accountability for private sector involvement to ensure development that is truly sustainable, equitable, and just. This event will present a […]

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Civil society organizations from around the world are making an urgent call for the human right to water and sanitation (HRTWS) to be explicitly named in the Declaration of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Today, 621 organizations collectively representing billions of people globally issued a joint letter to United Nations (UN) Member States […]

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…

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