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Create a Living River in Central Marseille! Protest Against the Greenwashing of Dams! Large Dams Are Not Green! This is a symbolic protest for the media against the greenwashing of large dams, against the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP), against the massive funding from international financial institutions such as the   Read More ...

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(March 7, 2012) A week before the opening of the World Water Forum in Marseille, campaigners rejoice in the success of the Alternative event taking place in parallel during the corporate event. The European Coordination (see members below) of the Alternative World Water Forum (FAME) organised a Public hearing at   Read More ...

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Alternatives for the European year of Water. The Alternative World Water Forum, March 2012 Marseille, France. 6th March 2012, 9H15-12H30, European Parliament, Room ASP 1 G 2. 8h45 – 9h15: Registration. 9h15 – 10h15: The Global geo-strategic importance of Water in the 21st century. The role of “Blue Gold” in   Read More ...

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The French government and the World Water Council are organizing the 6th World Water Forum (WWF) from 12th to 17th March, 2012, in Marseille (France). This forum gives a very tiny space to civil society. Thus, the opinion carried during these five days is incomplete. In our opinion, the “social”   Read More ...

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Africa gathers against G20 in Niono (Mali) from October 31st till November 3rd, 2011. The increase of the crises into which are plunged the world these last years has respite to call to the peoples whose voices are never understood. Of meetings in meetings, the proposed solutions and the effects   Read More ...

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After many years of joint efforts and many important steps – among which the creation of a national Forum and a citizens’ initiative for a new water act aimed at making water services public again – Italian movements for water as a commons won an extraordinary victory in the recent   Read More ...

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European organisations celebrate the 1st anniversary of the UN resolution on the human right to water Civil society organisations, collectives and trade unions gather around public water fountains today 28 july 2011 in Brussels to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the UN General Assembly resolution on the human right to   Read More ...

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European coordination Via Campesina with other organizations, like FoEE and Attac Europe, is preparing the European Nyeleni Forum on Food Sovereignty at Krems, Austria, 16-21 August 2011. This forum is the attempt to repeat the Nyeleny food sovereignty forum, held in Mali 2007, here in Europe, and develop a clear   Read More ...

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