Water Justice News: UN

Oct 202014

October 20, 2014 – 1:30pm

UN experts tour Detroit neighbourhoods on Sunday. Photo by Michigan Welfare Rights Organization.
On June 18, the Blue Planet Project, the Detroit People’s Water Board, the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and Food &a…


October 13, 2014 – 5:15pm

Photo: Karunananthan presents de Albuquerque with right to water reports in Marseille, France in March 2012.
MLive reports, “Two experts who report to the United Nations on water and housing issues plan to visit Detroit on…

Jul 162014

July 16, 2014 – 10:06am
The issue of water shut-offs in Detroit has garnered the attention of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes.
The Detroit News reports, “A bankruptcy judge says thousands of Detroit water shut-offs are ‘bad publicity’ for the city…

Jul 102014

July 10, 2014 – 11:52am The Council of Canadians condemns the unwarranted arrests this morning of Detroit residents who blocked the entrance to Homrich Wrecking Inc., the company contracted to shut-off residential water service. Council of Canadians ch…

Jul 082014

Como ustedes saben, el Grupo de Trabajo sobre Minería en la ONU y el Proyecto Planeta Azul han encabezado la reciente carta, y pidieron firmas,  sobre la necesidad de que el Grupo de Trabajo Abierto (GTA) sobre los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) para que se incluya una mención explícita de la necesidad de garantizar […]

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