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Water: Big is no longer beautiful

The 4th "World Water Forum" in Mexico has clearly shown that the high tech-approach to water supply has failed, writes Peter Bosshard.

And Civil Society has adopted a joint declaration - read it here

Further reports from Mexico:

HBF, NGOs call on governments to strengthen Human Right to Water

European Investment Bank: Lending in the South exposed

After Privatization: What next? A brandnew Global Issue Paper on Water

Vandana Shiva about Water Democracy: The case of India

New report: The New Public Finance
Innovative financial mechanisms could dramatically reduce the cost of managing global risks can now be implemented by governments across the world.
As extreme weather conditions become the rule rather than the exception, a conference co-organized by HBF is to look for new solutions for the climate.
Böll Forum: Strategies and Options after Hong Kong
The WTO trade summit in Hong Kong is over. But what now? Heinrich Böll Foundation chairwoman Barbara Unmüßig and Frithjof Schmidt, a member of the European Parliament for the German Green Party, discuss the next steps.
EcoFair Trade Dialogue
The EcoFair Trade Dialogue aims to push forward the debate about WTO and the agricultural trade system. Although there seems to be a widespread NO to the neo-liberal trade-agenda, there is still no common understanding of what the future agenda should be.
Blog: Baustellen der Globalisierung
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