Alternative World Water Forum

World Water Forum attendance reportedly down as activists ramp up preparations for Alternative Forum. Brussels – Critics of the triennial World Water Forum are encouraged by the failure on the part of forum organizers to attract large numbers to this year’s event taking place March 12-17 in Marseille. Forum organizers   Read More ...

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Water activists in Mexico 2006 from FAME 2012 on Vimeo. An extract of the documentary Agua mi Sangre filmed during the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico in 2006. This extract gives a voice to water activists denouncing the imposture of the World Water Forum.

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For years, many human rights, social justice and environmental groups, as well as grassroots communities around the world fighting for their right to water, have decried the growing influence of big water corporations at the United Nations. For-profit utilities, bottled water companies, water industry associations and companies investing in private   Read More ...

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Call from Dakar for an Alternative World Water Forum in Marseille in March 2012 In July 2010, the United Nations recognized that having access to water was a fundamental human right. Social activists, citizens, native peoples, and elected officials around the world have fought for years to make this historic   Read More ...

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In July 2010 the water rights movement made a historical accomplishment with the United Nations’ recognition of the human right to water and proper sanitation. The World Water Council, which claims to embody the voice of water, should celebrate this event which gives all the sense and the significance of   Read More ...

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Wenonah Hauter supports FAME 2012 from FAME 2012 on Vimeo.

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Maude Barlow supports FAME 2012 from FAME 2012 on Vimeo.

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The sixth annual World Water Forum will take place in Marseille, France, from the 12 to 18 March 2012. The World Water Council will host more than 20,000 visitors at this forum from all over the world.1. This private-sector organisation claims to promote universal access to water. However, they wish   Read More ...

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