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

    25 March 2015
    Press release

    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.

  2. World Forum of Fisher Peoples

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    The World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) is a mass-based social movement of small-scale fisher people from across the world, founded on 21 November 1997 in New Delhi, India, by a number of mass-based organisations from the Global South. WFFP was established in  response to the increasing pressure being placed on small-scale fisheries, including habitat destruction, anthropogenic pollution,...

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    Fair, Green and Global

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    The Fair Green and Global (FGG) alliance is an alliance of six civil society organisations. Both ENDS is the lead agency, and other member organisations are: ActionAid, Clean Clothes Campaign, Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands), SOMO and Transnational Institute.

  4. 180 cities take back public control of water showing remunicipalisation is here to stay

    13 November 2014
    Press release

    More than 180 cities and communities in 35 countries have taken back control of their water services in the last 15 years, a new report released today by the Transnational Institute (TNI), Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU) and the Multinational Observatory reveals.

  5. CENSAT Agua Viva (Friends of the Earth Colombia)

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    Asociación Centro Nacional Salud, Ambiente y Trabajo, or CENSAT Agua Viva, was founded in 1989 to preserve the health of the environment and communities, and promote sustainable development in Colombia. The organisation joined FoEI in 1999. CENSAT Agua Viva campaigns include mining, alternative technology and sustainable mining. CENSAT Agua Viva takes part in the following FoEI campaigns and...

  6. EU Commission Forces Crisis-hit Countries to Privatise Water

    17 October 2012
    Press release

    The European Commission is deliberately promoting privatisation of water services as one of the conditions of bailouts, it acknowledged in a letter to civil society groups.

  7. Amrta Institute for Water Literacy

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    Amrta in Sankskrit means living water that gives live to every living. Vision: A world with sustainable water supply both in quality and quantity, a just access to water for every living organism on Earth....

  8. Our Water Commons

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    Our Water Commons seeks to transform societal decision making for water stewardship towards participatory, democratic, community-centered systems that value equity and sustainability as a strategy. Our work is based on a set of ten water commons principles. History: Our Water Commons is a collaborative program of On the Commons, an organization formed in 2001 to advance commons-based solutions...

  9. Alternative World Water Forum

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    The Alternative World Water Forum – in French, the Forum Alternatif Mondial de l’Eau (FAME) – is an open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic debate of ideas, formulation of proposals, and free exchange of experiences. These discussions may lead to effective action and civil society movements which oppose the water resources be managed using profit logic by capitalistic companies,...

  10. Centre of Excellence for Change

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    "SECURE WATER & FOOD FOR ALL, FOR EVER." The Centre's mission: to mitigate Climate Challenges, water & food crisis, through a paradigm shift in Water Management & Service Delivery, engendering individual & organisational change, focusing on sustainable, equitable and democratic management of critical Resources & Services. 

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    World Water Forum attendance down as activists ramp up

    14 February 2012
    Press release

    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.

  12. Press Release: Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, Putting European corporations on trial

    12 May 2010
    Press release

    The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT) will convene in Madrid (14-17 May 2010) as part of the Fourth Peoples' Alternatives Summit - Enlazandos Alternativas 4 (EA4) - in parallel to the EU's trade negotiations with Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations.

  13. Municipal Services Project

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    The Municipal Service Project (MSP) systematically explores alternatives to the privatization and commercialization of service provision in the health, water, sanitation and electricity sectors.  We evaluate service delivery models deemed to be successful alternatives to commercialization in an effort to understand the conditions required for their sustainability and reproducibility.

  14. Enginyeria Sense Fronteres Catalunya

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    Enginyeria Sense Fronteres Catalunya (Engineers Without Borders) is an aid association made up of professionals, teachers and students who work to help guarantee universal access to basic services, tied to social change and strengthening Southern populations, and respecting cultural and technical distinctiveness.

  15. Food & Water Watch

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    Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer organisation in the US that works to ensure clean water and safe food.   

  16. Blue Planet Project

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    The Blue Planet Project is a global initiative working with partners to achieve the goal of water justice now. Water Justice is based on right to water and on the principals that water is a public trust and a part of the global commons.   

  17. World Development Movement

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    The UK-based WDM campaigns tackle the root causes of poverty focusing on issues such as debt, trade, privatisation and climate change.

  18. Public Services Research Unit (PSIRU)

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    PSIRU researches privatization and restructuring of public services around the world, with special focus on water, energy, waste management, and healthcare.

  19. Public Services International (PSI)

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    The international trade union federation of public sector workers, involving more than 600 trade unions in over 140 countries.

  20. European Federation of Public Services Unions (EPSU)

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    Representing more than 200 unions - 8 million public service workers in Europe.   

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