European water movement relaunch meeting

European Water Movement Meeting 1-3 October 2021 in Barcelona

(19 October 2021) On the 1st, 2nd and 3rd October the European water movement met in Barcelona, after months of pandemic, to have an strategic meeting about its future and how to move forward.

This was the first gathering of one of the main groups that carried through the ECI right2water since the outbreak of the pandemic. Over 30 representatives  from 11 european countries came together. Unions from Portugal and Greece as well as EPSU participated.

The event agreed on a statement, that can be read here.

Other issues like the transposition of the Drinking water directive and different issues of water grabbing were discussed. A guide about the situation of water in Europe will be produced. The event elected a new secretariat and work plan for the coming months.

A public forum about the alternative water forum was also held.

Photos of the event