Water Justice News

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


Alongside human rights lawyers and activists around the world, the Blue Planet Project welcomes the ICJ genocide hearing in the Hague and stands in solidarity with the global community in support of the South African submission which cites the weaponization of water in the ongoing genocide in Gaza. The January 26th ICJ ruling found that […]


(Español mas abajo) 2023’s annual UN climate conference, COP 28, concluded last month in the UAE. Numerous developments emerged from the latest COP, including new pledges to scale up renewable energy and commitments to the loss and damage fund established at COP 27. While the conference ended with a call to transition away from fossil […]


Transferring control of water supply services to private hands erodes equitable access to a fundamental human right. WATER, the lifeblood of our planet, is an invaluable resource that has witnessed its fair share of conflicts. At the heart of these conflicts lies the highly charged issue of water privatisation, a policy that has sparked passionate […]


The African Water Commons Collective, a long-time BPP partner, has released an illustration of the Hydro-Colonial Water Cycle that accurately maps South Africa’s water realities. There is nothing natural, normal, neutral or inevitable about water distribution and relationships to water in Cape Town and South Africa. Accordingly, the AWCC has launched a campaign demanding an […]


The Platform for Public and Community Partnerships of the Americas held the second Horizons of Public and Community Water Management Meeting from September 25-27, 2023, in Popayán, Colombia. This meeting of water defenders and movement from across the region and around the world was convened to share knowledge and experiences, gain new understandings of old […]

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