Remunicipalisation Tracker

Transformation from Corporate Control over Water Services into Public Control

The Remunicipalisation Tracker documents more than 45 showcases of cities, regions and countries that have rolled back privatisation and embarked on securing public water for all that need it.

Video Documentary: Global Crises, Regional Solutions

TNI participant(s): 
Cecilia Olivet

Activists from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe argue that regional integration is the only viable response to the convergence of economic, climate, food and energy crises.

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Related report(s): 
Focus on the Global South
Related report(s): 
Hemispheric Social Alliance
Director/Producer: 
Cecilia Olivet

Reclaiming Public Water book

Achievements, Struggles and Visions from Around the World

The groundbreaking book on how reformed public water services can achieve the goal of delivering water for all. Includes additional new chapters.

Lawyers subverting the public interest

Lobby group EFILA's stake in investment arbitration

In response to growing public criticism of international investment law, a new lobby group has emerged, EFILA, seeking to influence European officials. This briefing exposes how EFILA represents an attempt by the arbitration industry to fend off much-needed reforms in order to protect a highly lucrative business.

The mirage of public-private water

Public-private partnerships were heralded as a solution to the millions who still lack access to water, but after two decades the evidence is in: they have failed. An unprecedented surge of cities is now bringing water back under public control.

Our Public Water Future

The global experience with remunicipalisation

Privatisation on the backfoot as new book shows that the growing wave of cities putting water back under public control has now spread to 37 countries impacting 100 million people.

Iran Deal: A Game-Changer for the Middle East

Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.

The Jim Crow Holy Land

Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.

Jakarta Court cancels World's biggest Water Privatisation after 18 year Failure

The Central Jakarta District Court on 24 March annulled the water privatisation contracts of 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.

Political brief on the Principles on Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Foodsystems

The RAI principles do not move further in navigating the slippery terrain of defining ‘responsible’ versus ‘irresponsible’ investment - possibly resulting in them doing more harm than good. It is essential to push back against a regressive use of the principles and monitor what other actors are doing in the name of the principles.

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