Alternative World Water Forum

Please help us to support our friends in Thessaloniki who are fighting the sale of EYATH imposed by the Troika, we need as many voices as possible! The letter below (drafted together with the movement in Thessaloniki) is to be sent to the investors and companies that wish to partake   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

Privatisation and the nature of the state is moving to the centre of the struggle against austerity in Greece. The troika of the three key lenders to Greece – the European Commission, IMF and European Central Bank – is trying to speed up the sell-off of the country’s public goods   Read More ...

Categories: In the news

Amsterdam/Brussels/Ottawa – The proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada would grant energy companies far-reaching rights to challenge bans and regulations of environmentally damaging shale gas development (fracking), a new briefing by Corporate Europe Observatory, The Council of Canadians and the Transnational Institute   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

We, people from the Ebro Delta Region in south Catalonia, would like to invite you to acknowledge and support our campaign to protect our river, its Delta and ecosystems and our livelihoods. The Ebro Delta is one of the most important wetland areas in southern Europe, but is extremely fragile. We have   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

A test case for democracy in Europe. The European Commission has in recent weeks gone on a PR offensive in response to growing criticism of its pro-privatisation agenda for the water sector. The criticism centres around the water privatisation conditions attached to the Troika’s rescue packages for Greece and Portugal,   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

Les tyrans ont toujours quelque ombre de vertu Ils soutiennent les lois avant de les abattre. Voltaire (Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.) Frenchmen, our brothers! On the 19th of February, your President, François Hollande, visited the capital of our country,   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

German public TV show Monitor on water privatization threats in Europe (with english subtitle).

Categories: Videos

A spontaneous, largely under-the-radar blue revolution is gaining steam in sub-Saharan Africa and has the potential to boost food security and incomes for tens of millions of the region’s poorest inhabitants. Small-scale irrigation techniques with simple buckets, affordable pumps, drip lines, and other equipment are enabling farm families to weather   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories