A new report by the Water Citizens’ Network in Ghana traces the history of resistance to pre-paid water metres and the successful campaign to stop the Ghanaian government’s most recent attempts to implement metering schemes. The report argues that the government’s latest initiative – a direct result of pressures from the World Bank and International […]
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The Fall of Prepaid Water Meters in Ghana: An account of civil society organizations’ campaign for human right to water
Our Right to Water: Assessing progress five years after the UN recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation
On July 28, 2010, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a historic resolution recognizing the human rights to water and sanitation as “essential for the full enjoyment of the right to life.” This paper examines what has transpired in the five years since these resolutions were adopted and what remains to be done.
El Proyecto Planeta Azul se encuentra complacido de trabajar con aliados por la justicia del agua organizando un encuentro, que tendrá lugar del 8 al 11 de septiembre en Toronto. El encuentro reunirá a grupos de políticas y de defensa y activistas de Europa, las Américas, Asia y África que trabajan en temas de justicia […]
The Blue Planet Project and allies are organizing a Water Justice Gathering that will take place this September 8-11 in Toronto. It will bring together policy and advocacy groups and activists from Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa working on water justice issues.
(Download the Detroit FAQ PDF – 1.2MB) The Blue Planet Project works in collaboration with communities and groups around the world to protect the water commons and promote water as a human right. In May, activists in Detroit approached Blue Planet Project founder Maude Barlow about families who were having their water shut off because […]