Brid Brennan, Olivier Hoedeman, Philipp Terhorst, Satoko Kishimoto, Belén Balanyá
14 March 2007
E' incredibile come, nonostante le diversità dei contesti sociali, giuridici ed ambientali e dei processi attivati dalle diverse campagne, alcune proposte concrete siano alla fine molto simili tra di loro.
Compilation of 19 new essays written by civil society activists, trade unionists and other water practitioners in Asia on the fight against water privatisation and the experiences of building progressive public alternatives.
This yearbook proves that privatisation is not inevitable; that we can and must react to protect, preserve and reclaim our public service inheritance. It is clear that without extensive, universally distributed public services, there is no way the world can realise the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals.
The ground-breaking new Public-Public Partnership (PUP) between the
Argentinean public water utility Aguas Bonaerenses S.A. (ABSA) and
SEDAM, the provincial water utility of Huancayo (Peru) is an important
example of the growing trend of not-for-profit cooperation between
public utilities from the South.