Claudia Campero-Arena

Claudia Campero is a Water Campaigner for Blue Planet Project and Food and Water Watch in Mexico. She helps coordinate with organizations around the world in international efforts such as celebrating Blue October and challenging the World Water Forum. She also promotes the human right to water and monitors water privatization in Mexico and other Latin-American countries to help raise awareness for action. She studied geography at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and holds a Masters in Urban Development Planning from the University College London. She is a founding and active member of COMDA (Coalition of Mexican Organizations for the Right to Water) that was part of the movement of the Rallies in the Defense of Water in Mexico City in 2006.

 

Free Rubén Herrera!
Yesterday, REMA and Mapder members (Mexican movements of those affected by mining and dams) delivered at the Guatemalan Embassy in Mexico a letter to demand Rubén Herrera’s freedom. Ruben Herrera is a member of CPO (Western Peoples’ Council) that has been central in raising awareness in this region in Guatemala regarding mining and […]

 

On the first anniversary of Bernardo Vasquez’s assassination: the struggle in San José del Progreso, Oaxaca goes on.
Today is the first anniversary of Bernardo Vasquez’s assassination. Bernardo was a community leader in San José del Progreso, Oaxaca, against a Fortuna Silver mine.
Today, a group of 200 people protested peacefully in front of the mine to […]

 

Written by Claudia Campero for The Broker’s ‘Prioritising Water’ consultation. The aim of the consultation is to bring together international experts to pool their knowledge on the role of water in the Post-2015 development agenda. You can also follow the debate on twitter: #tbwaterdebate.
Most frequently people […]

 

It’s a breath of air for Temacapulín, Jalisco. The newly-elected governor of Jalisco has stated by Twitter that Temacapulín (Temaca) will not be flooded. He says, “Jalisco should be the main beneficiary of the decisions and not suffer. We won’t flood Temacapulín.”
For years, the inhabitants of Temaca have lived with the fear of losing their […]

 

The Mesoamerican People’s Encounter in Capulalpan, Oaxaca was a huge success. Around 500 people met in Capulalpan to discuss why the current mining model is a huge environmental and social problem and what are the alternatives and organizational strategies we can take ahead.
John Cutfeet, from KI, was there to share their experience in successfully saying […]

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