Water Justice News

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


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
Sep 242018

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 …


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 […]

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