Alternative World Water Forum

Monday 9 October 2017 was another good day for the fight toward the realization of the right to water and sanitation in Indonesia. The Supreme Court just made a decision in favor of citizen lawsuit against privatization of Jakarta water. This decision seconded prior decision made the Central Jakarta District   Read More ...

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The central government of Indonesia has repeatedly announced its ambition to increase access to clean water to 100 percent in 2019.  To achieve this, about 27 million new connections are needed, with an investment need as much as IDR 274.80 trillion. And most of the time, as clearly seen from   Read More ...

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The Central Jakarta District Court on 24 March annulled the privatised water contracts signed with Suez (PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya Palyja) and Aetra, finding that the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) were negligent in fulfilling the human right to water for Jakarta’s residents. The court decision is the culmination of many years   Read More ...

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The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has indicated that the city’s water provision, handled by two private firms PT Aetra Air Jakarta and PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja), constituted a human rights violation. Komnas HAM commissioner Sandrayati Moniaga said during a trial session on water privatization at the   Read More ...

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