An EPSU delegation was warmly welcomed by the Slovenian Permanent Representative Janez Lenarčic and MEP Igor Soltes to celebrate Slovenian leadership in the campaign to have water recognised as a basic human right, on World Water Day, 22 March 2017.
Mar. 23, 2017
Feb. 10, 2017
In an open letter sent to all MEPs in the run-up to the vote on CETA on 15 February, the European Water Movement, Council of Canadians, Blue Planet Project, Food & Water Europe and Wasser in Burgerhand call on the European Parliament to vote against
Oct. 05, 2016
(5 October 2016) The Greek Parliament voted to partly privatize the water companies of Athens and Thessaloniki 27 September 2016. This decision was taken despite the broad resistance to it.
Jul. 18, 2016
Success for trade unions as Slovenian Parliament green lights inclusion of the right to water in constitution
In a huge victory for the Right2Water movement in Europe, the Slovenian National Assembly has voted to begin the process of amending the constitution to include the right to ‘safe drinking water.’