Anil Naidoo

Some thoughts on World Water Day from the UN

Posted by on March 22, 2012  Tagged with: ,
Mar 222012
 

This World Water Day, as many around the world will be ‘celebrating’ water, I am calling on all who care for water, nature, our communities and rights to act rather than celebrate.
My message to you, written from the Rio+20 negotiations in New York at the United Nations is that the situation is desperate. Virtually every […]

Mar 202012
 

It is becoming a tired tale to tell, but this Canadian government is again reaffirming its role among the absolute worst governments in the world when it comes to international negotiations and promoting human rights, equity and justice. They have made a name for themselves in the Climate Change negotiations consistently winning the fossil of […]

 

Just as world leaders are making their yearly trek to court global corporate sanction in Davos at the World Economic Forum, social movements and activists from around the globe are concurrently gathering in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
The goal of the World Social Forum (WSF), however, is much different than that of the capitalist group hug it […]

Fighting for a Real Green Economy

Posted by on January 12, 2012  Tagged with:
Jan 122012
 

Dear Friends,
As you may know, the Rio +20 Zero Draft document was released this week and this will be the starting point for the negotiations at the upcoming Earth Summit. It is a very general document which seems to be non-threatening, but please do not be fooled!
There is truly a lot at stake in Rio. […]

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