22/03/2011 / World Water Day

World Water Day

Environment, Human Rights, Sustainable Development, 22/03/2011

It is World Water Day today. Maude Barlow (Canada, RLA 2005) works internationally for the right to water.

She stated: “We need to declare water to be a common heritage, a public trust and a public service, and we need to support the government of Bolivia in its new move to declare that water must be protected as a public right and not allowed to be delivered on a for profit basis by the private sector”.

Read more here,

and watch the trailer for her water documentaries.

UN Water page

World Water Day 2011