Ecumenical Water Network

The EWN is a network of churches and Christian organizations promoting people's access to water around the world

Equitable distribution of water is a key issue in West Bank and Gaza

Equitable distribution of water is a key issue in West Bank and Gaza

“The Palestinian people thirst for water justice.” So claims a recently issued statement by a fact-finding group that this month visited Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza to better understand the critical issues of water and sanitation in Palestine.

Referendum on 18 May to stop the privatization of Thessaloniki's water

Referendum on 18 May to stop the privatization of Thessaloniki's water

In an unfortunate move, the Greek government is planning to privatize the department of water and sanitation in Thessaloniki, Greece, proposing to sell the public utility to a French corporation called Suez Environment.

UN’s Post-2015 agenda shifts its focus from human rights to water and sanitation

UN’s Post-2015 agenda shifts its focus from human rights to water and sanitation

The 11th session of the Open Working Group (OPW) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), meeting from 5 to 9 May, shifted its focus from “human rights” to “access” vis-à-vis water and sanitation in the post-2015 agenda when the new SDGs follow up the current MDGs.