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  1. Remunicipalisation in the water sector: an unstoppable wave

    Beatriz Martínez
    24 Diciembre 2013
    Article

    Water remunicipalisation is a growing trend across the world.

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    Open letter: EU must continue support for innovative non-profit partnerships

    22 Noviembre 2013
    Article

    TNI joined several NGOs and trade unions in calling on Andris Piebalgs (EU Commissioner for Development) to increase EU support for non-profit partnership water projects in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. These projects have proved to be highly successful but funding is under threat.

  3. Rescuing water in Catalonia

    26 Noviembre 2013 - Evento
  4. Blunt speaking opens up important debate at water summit

    Satoko Kishimoto
    16 Octubre 2013
    Article

    Instead of an ideological obsession with illusory private sector ‘solutions’, the international community would do better to support socially ambitious public operators working together in partnership with other public utilities.

  5. Budapest Water Summit offers mirage of water for all

    Satoko Kishimoto
    15 Octubre 2013
    Article

    It had been billed as a summit to push for universal access to water, but attending the Budapest Water Summit held last week felt like grasping at a mirage of water in a desert. The slogans and appearance were attractive, but held no prospect of delivering the human right to water for all.

  6. Bern the first Blue Community in Europe

    23 Septiembre 2013
    Article

    Social justice, environmental, and labour organizations in Europe are applauding the city of Bern for taking a bold new step to protect water as a commons.  

  7. Struggle for water is struggle for democracy

    Satoko Kishimoto
    03 Septiembre 2013
    Article

    As thousands of water specialists gather in Stockholm for World Water Week, there will be a lot of discussions around technical and efficient delivery of water but too few conversations on the nature of water as a public and democratic good.

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    Activities 2012 Water Justice

    31 Agosto 2013
    Article

    TNI plays an important role in supporting coalitions resisting water privatisation across the globe.

  9. Investors requested to withdraw bids for Thessaloniki

    25 Julio 2013
    Article

    (Press release: 24 July 2013) A large group of Greek, European and international organisations, networks and others have requested the bidders for the Thessaloniki Water and Sewage Company to withdraw their bids. They want the bidders to respect the wishes of the workers and local communities who do not want their company to be run by private operators.

  10. Resist and transform: the struggle for water in Greece

    Hilary Wainwright
    28 Mayo 2013
    Article

    A combination of opposing privatisation and putting forward practical alternatives is helping water campaigners mount an effective challenge to austerity in Greece.

  11. Networking against Fracking

    Satoko Kishimoto
    05 Abril 2013
    Article

    Global networking is key to winning battle against fracking, say activists at WSF.

  12. World Social Forum 2013

    25 Marzo 2013 - Evento
  13. Remunicipalisation

    • Olivier Hoedeman, Satoko Kishimoto, Martin Pigeon
    15 Marzo 2013
    Book

    After decades of failed water privatisation, cities like Paris are starting to bring water back into public hands. Download this free 'must-read' book for policy makers and activists looking to democratise water services.

  14. Privatising Europe

    • Joseph Zacune
    13 Marzo 2013
    Paper

    This working paper and infographic provide an overview of  a great ‘fire sale’ of public services and national assets across Europe that is providing profits for a few transnational companies but is often fiercely opposed by its citizens.

  15. Putting Water Back into Public Hands

    06 Marzo 2013
    Multi-media

    An inspiring video animation about how cities are reversing water privatisation to regain public control.

  16. One million in Europe sign for water as a public service

    14 Febrero 2013
    Article

    ‘Water is a Human Right’ has made history as being the first European Citizen Initiative to have collected over one million signatures.