Water Justice News

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

 

A propósito de la próxima conferencia sobre agua de la ONU en Marzo de 2023 / Towards the next UN Water Conference in March 2023  (English follows) Llamamiento en Defensa del Agua A propósito de la próxima conferencia sobre agua de la ONU en Marzo de 2023 Ante la convocatoria realizada por la Asamblea General […]

 

The climate emergency, rising inequalities and the COVID-19 pandemic have reaffirmed the failures and limitations of the current neoliberal model to respond to crises and ensure a dignified life for all. Transforming the organisation of our economy is needed to confront the challenges the world is currently facing and to create societies that are fair, inclusive, socially-just, […]

 

A key member of the International Steering Committee of the 2022 Alternative World Water Forum/Forum Alternatif Mondial de l’Eau (FAME 2022), the Blue Planet Project will be strongly represented in Dakar, Senegal from March 21-26th as the Global Water Justice Movement (GWJM) challenges the corporate water agenda of the World Water Forum. Learn more about FAME […]

 

Twenty years after the Water War in Cochabamba (Bolivia), Marcela Olivera and Stefano Archidiacono reflect on “autogestión” of water as a practical and cultural dimension of the commons. A new piece for the series “Reimagining, remembering, and reclaiming water: from extractivism to commoning”. Although Bolivia was born as a centralist and unitarian state, there has always […]

 

The City of Cape Town seems to have finally realised, after 15 years of grassroots organizing that Water Management Devices (WMD) need to go. The bad news is that its new proposal will continue to deprive people of adequate water supplies.

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