Alternative World Water Forum

We, the organizations that promote the Bolivian Blue October Campaign, a social mobilization that defends water as a common good and a human right and proposes an amendment to our National Political Constitution, that water must be out of the control of corporations and be treated as a fundamental good   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

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 ...

Categories: Declarations

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 ...

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 ...

We, African organizations at the Alternative World Water Forum, in Marseille from 14 to 17 March 2012, Given the growing pressures of the multinational corporations on the water resources in Africa, Given the privatization of the public water supply sector and that of the water distribution companies in Africa, Given   Read More ...