Reclaiming Public Water (Japanese edition)

Achievements, Struggles and Visions from Around the World

14 June 2007
Belén Balanyá

Japanese edition of "Reclaiming Public Water" book.

Japanese edition of "Reclaiming Public Water" was published on May 1st 2007 in the light of the Peoples' Forum on the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Kyoto.


English Edition - Spanish edition - Indonesian edition - Italian edition - Chinese edition - Finnish edition - Korean edition - Japanese edition - Hindi edition - Brazilian edition


(In and outside of Japan)
e-mail to Nami Yamamoto: nami[at]tni.org

June 2007
Sakuhin-sha (eds.)
ISBN/ISSN: 978-4-861182-129-

About the authors

Brid Brennan

Brid has put Transnational Institute at the heart of dynamic international networks from every continent campaigning against trade liberalisation. She is co-founder of the European Solidarity Centre for the Philippines and most recently, RESPECT, a Europe-wide anti-racist network for migrant domestic workers. 

Olivier Hoedeman

Olivier Hoedeman (Dutch/Danish, MA Political Science), is the research and campaign co-ordinator at Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), an Brussels-based civil society group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups. CEO co-organises the water project with TNI.

Philipp Terhorst

Philipp Terhorst (PhD at the Water Engineering and Development Centre, WEDC) is an activist researcher and collaborates with the TNI Water Justice Project.

Satoko Kishimoto

She was an environmental activist and active in the youth environmental movement in Japan in the 1990s. She began working with TNI in 2003, at the time of 3rd World Water Forum held in Kyoto, Japan. TNI successfully organized a seminar on Alternatives to Water Privatisation, which was the starting point of the Water Justice Project. In 2005, the Reclaiming Public Water (RPW) Network was created with the contributors to the book 'Reclaiming Public Water'. TNI serves as the coordinating hub of the RPW network and Satoko is the coordinator of the network. The RPW network connects activists, trade unionists, researchers, community activists, and public water operators from around the world, and advocates progressive public water reforms and Public-Public Partnerships as the key elements for solving the global crisis in access to clean water and sanitation. 

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