This evening, about 20 water justice activists from France, Spain, Belgium, Britain, Canada, the United States, Bolivia and the Philippines met in Marseille to plan for a meeting tomorrow afternoon with governments attending the World Water Forum. Invitations have gone to all governments asking them to step outside the corporate-dominated conference to meet with civil […]
Water Justice News: Marseille
UPDATE: Council signs statement deploring exclusion of right to water from World Water Forum ministerial declaration
The Council of Canadians and Blue Planet Project have signed a global ‘call to action for the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation’. That statement says, “We, the undersigned organizations, are deeply concerned that the 6th World Water Forum plans to adopt a Ministerial Declaration that fails to commit States to the realization […]
The Council of Canadians has been challenging the World Water Forum for more than 12 years. The 6th World Water Forum will take place March 12-17 in Marseille, France.