Workshop: Water Privatisation & Struggles in Asia – in search of alternatives

06 May 2007
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Background papers ADB and water policy: Water Privatization and ADB, Its Impacts and Responses from Peoples’ Movements By Violeta P. Corral, Public Services International Research Unit (www.psiru.org), Peoples’ Forum on ADB, 5-6 May 2007 Nepal: Nepal Water Privatization: Role of ADB and PSI’s Call for Quality Water Services and Public Water Management By Violeta P. Corral, Public Services International Research Unit (www.psiru.org), Peoples’ Forum on ADB, 5-6 May 2007 Japan: Current Situation of Water Privatization in Japan and Our Struggle Against It By KUBOTA Kazutaka, Secretary General, ZENSUIDO (All-Japan Water Supply Workers’ Union) Philippines/Manila: Workers as Key Stakeholders in the Water Sector & Building QPS and PUPs By Victor Chiong, President, Alliance of Government Workers in Water Sector (AGWWAS, Philippines) Statement at Asian Development Bank 40th Annual Meeting, 4 - 7 May 2007, Kyoto, Japan ■ The Curse of the MWSS Water Utility Privatization in the Philippines: Private Mismanagement And Workers’ Woes By Roberta F. Estimo – President, Maynilad Water Supervisors Association (MWSA), 4-7 May 2007, Kyoto, Japan Indonesia/Jakarta: Jakarta Water Privatization: Workers Campaign to Bring Back Water in Public Hands By Dameria Hasibuan, President, SP PDAM Jakarta, Indonesia (Municipal Water Supply Workers Union of DKI Jakarta), 4-7 May 2007, Kyoto, Japan ■ Water Privatization in Indonesia and the Chance of PUPs as Alternatives By Hamong Santono, People’s Coalition for the Right to Water / KruHA Korea: Problems of Water Privatization and Responses in Korea By Korean Government Employees’ Union (KGEU) and Joint Action against Water Privatization Nepal: ■"Water Privatization and Employees Struggle in Nepal: In Search of Alternative" By: Santa Kumar Bohara (Vice-President) Nepal Water Supply Employees Union (NWSEU), Central Committee, Kathmandu