Water Rights

Apr 22, 2013
Photo: Marie Berne/Flickr

Challenging Canada at the UN on Earth Day

Meera Karunananthan
The Blue Planet Project is marking Earth week by raising Canada's violations of the Human right to water with member states at the UN in Geneva in advance of the country's universal periodic review.
Apr 10, 2013

BRICS summit as a 21st-century 'scramble for Africa'

Mary Galvin
While five heads of states of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) met last week for the developing nations' summit, civil society organizations gathered as "brics-from-below."
Apr 5, 2013

Water Justice for Tunisia: Regime change is not enough!

Meera Karunananthan
In March, an estimated 50,000 people flocked to Tunisia to participate in the first World Social Forum to take place in the Arab world. Organizations working on water issues gathered a day earlier.
Mar 26, 2013
Blue Planet Project water campaigner Meera Karunananthan introduces the day.

Water Justice Day in Tunis

Brent Patterson
More than 80 people from around the world gathered for a 'Water Justice Day' forum at the Université de Tunis in advance of the World Social Forum.
Mar 12, 2013

The many faces of water privatization in Mexico

Claudia Campero
Most frequently people think of water privatization as the private management of water systems. However water privatization comes in many more different forms.


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