The focus of recent discussions and of treaties being negotiated in Europe and the United Nations has been on the issue of whether water is an essential public good to be managed for the benefit of the whole population or whether water should be managed privately for profit like any commodity.
This was good for the girls because it would keep them safe from men, she had often heard her elders say. So one day, when her mother had gone, a 11-year-old Mboumien overheated a stone and tried to [...]
Amidst uprisings throughout the Middle East, Washington and Riyadh have quietly agreed to train a new force to fend off any potential revolt against the Saudi kingdom. And human rights for women? [...]
The European Union has admitted only 1.5% of the exiles from Libya and, with a frightening indecency, continues to denounce the "invasion" on the Italian coast. Undoubtedly, Tunisia needs a different [...]
From the 2nd to the 13th of May the 19th Conference on Sustainable Development took place at the United Nations. This was in preparation for the Summit that will take place in Rio in 2012 which will [...]
Cipax (The Interfaith Center for Peace) makes an appeal, to the men and women of all the Italian religious congregations, which deals with water, an element central to life on our planet, but also a [...]
“The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State”. Did you know that is the Article 16(3) of the Universal Declaration of Huma [...]
A group of tribal members, numbered around 200 from US states, worries that the Dakota Access Pipeline would lead to contamination of the river. “Without water there is no life, and this is our ma [...]