Alternative World Water Forum

Thessaloniki is a lively sprawling metropolis located in the north of Greece. As with the rest of the country, it is affected by increasing unemployment and poverty, a result of the government’s Troika-dictated policies, which have driven the economy into a deep recession. In Greece, as in many other countries   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

On Monday, February 24, at 19.30, SaveGreekWater the initiative for the non privatization of water in Greece presented the information campaign “Something’s up with the water” in the crowded first floor of the Art Meeting Point CAMP at Kotzia Square. Over 150 people attended the event, during which SaveGreekWater presented   Read More ...

Categories: Videos

What does it take for a movement to actually win? Organizers in the campaign against water privatization in Greece share their story and their strategy. The path to the privatization of water in Greece was paved by the entry into the stock market in 1999 of the two major water   Read More ...

Categories: In the news

With a general and unsubstantiated cliché that “privatization is an one-way for EYATH” transmitted by the private TV channels – who are the only ones – the Greek government welcomed the news of the retreat of the European Commission and the exclusion of water services from the new Concessions Directive.   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

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

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

The European Crisis will be exacerbated by a privatisation of public services. Dear Chancellor, With great concern and support for the common project of a united Europe, we do not only follow the Euro-crisis but also the austerity conditionalities imposed by the EU, ECB and IMF on countries such as   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories