Water Justice News

Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.

 

September 20, 2018 – 10:31am

People in the township of Khayelitsha near Cape Town have been managing water shortages for ages.
Discussions of the water crisis that has hit Cape Town tend to focus on supply and demand. In other words, a severe and un…

 

Blue Planet Project Research Fellow Adrian Murray traveled to Cape Town in March, at the height of the city’s water crisis. These are his reflections, accompanied by photos exploring the the daily experience of water and sanitation in one of the city’s many informal settlements. After several years of drought, water levels in the reservoirs […]

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PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, took the floor at the UN High Level Political Forum during the first global review of SDG 6, water and sanitation, emphasizing that, rather than promoting failed PPPs, the SDG process should look at public-public partnerships that are nourishing around the world. Water and sanitation services underpin our societies and […]

 

Since 2013, the Blue Planet Project has been working with allies to challenge strategies aimed at facilitating the corporate takeover of water through the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. A new report on private sector involvement in the implementation of the sustainable development goal on water was launched today by Public Services International (PSI) and […]

 

July 9, 2018 – 4:11pmMeera Karunananthan of the Blue Planet Project took part in this March 2014 rally in San Salvador in support of the General Water Law now being undermined by ARENA.
Popular mobilizations are taking place in El Salvador as ARENA cr…

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