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Statement by Save the Tigris Campaign, 12 October 2019 On 9 October, Turkey started a military offensive in northeast Syria. A move which will have disastrous consequences for the region. This armed conflict will have a direct impact on populations, ecosystem and post-conflict recovery of the area. Concerns mount of   Read More ...

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Statement of Anti-­fracking groups at the Cupula Dos Povos. June 22nd 2012,Rio de Janeiro. For a Future without Fracking! Gathered in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday 22nd June 2012 during the Peoples’  Summit, we,  activists and campaigners engaged in the struggle against shale  gas and shale coal and shale oil from around the   Read More ...

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Declaration – Blue Pavilion. People’s Summit, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. June 21, 2012. We, movements for the defense of water and Mother Earth gathered at the Blue Pavilion inside the Cúpula dos Povos, collectively share a vision that water is a commons, not a commodity. The Earth’s pristine waters give   Read More ...

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DECLARATION OF THE PARTICIPANTS AT THE ALTERNATIVE WORLD WATER FORUM IN MARSEILLE, 14 – 17 march 2012. As members of the global water justice movement gathered together in Marseille in March 2012 at FAME (Alternative World Water Forum), we have a shared vision of water: water is a commons, not   Read More ...

We commit to take action in solidarity with Palestinian human rights, including the human right to water. Occupied Palestine – For years, the United Nations Human Rights Committee and other UN bodies have found Israel to be in violation of Palestinians human right to water and sanitation as part of   Read More ...

Marseille, France, 14 – 17 March 2012. We are part of the different struggles against extractivism – exploitation of natural goods at industrial level – in all its forms (hydrocarbons including shale gas and shale oil, mining, big dams, agribusiness, etc.), coming from several countries from the Global South and   Read More ...

We, as peasants’ and farmers’ organizations from countries all over the world, members of La Via Campesina, met between the 12th and 17th of March 2012, for the Alternative World Water Forum in Marseille, France. Among others, the testimonies from Turkish, Brazilian, Bangladesh, Madagascar, Portugal, Italy, French, and Mexican delegates   Read More ...

Conclusions & proposals – Workshop Marseilles – March 16th 2012. Against fracking and shale gas, let’s build an European and international movement! Gathered in Marseilles on Friday March 16 during the Alternative World Water forum FAME, we, activists and campaigners engaged in the struggle against shale gas in Bulgaria, Poland,   Read More ...