Water Justice News

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


December 10, 2018 – 9:25am
Council of Canadians Honorary Chairperson Maude Barlow, a world renowned water warrior, spoke to a packed auditorium about the future of water as part of the Nobel Week Dialogue.
The event is an annual conference that is held…


November 7, 2018 – 3:21pm

Written by Faeza Meyer, an activist from Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town, and a founding member of the African Water Commons Collective, and an active member of Women for Change, the Housing Assembly, and the Water Crisis Coalit…


October 25, 2018 – 3:38pmMaude Barlow and the Lord Mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter celebrate the city’s commitment to the Blue Communities Project. Photo: Olaf Becker/München
Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project and honorary chairperson of th…


October 22, 2018 – 3:07pm
Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project and Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians spoke in Zurich last week urging the city not to privatize its drinking water systems. 
Her intervention comes at a time of …

United by Water Justice

Posted by on September 24, 2018
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September 24, 2018 – 10:25am

Rural and urban groups come together at South African water justice roundtable discussion in Cape Town
South Africa is at a critical conjuncture as communities facing the detrimental impacts of water and climate crises …

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