The right to water: The battle against privatization and deprivation//El derecho al agua: La batalla contra su privación y privatización

Please join us for a panel on transnational corporations' abuse of the human right to water in the forms of privatization, deprivation and contamination. Building connections between communities battling for clean, affordable and accessible public water around the globe, we will discuss the dangerous impact of corporate abuse and offer a way forward to ensure the fulfillment human right to water through the treaty on corporate abuse and human rights under negotiation.

Tuesday/Martes, 25 oct 16, 15:00-16:30

Location: United Nations Plaza, Global Campaign Tent//Plaza de las Naciones, Carpa de la Campaña Global

Panelists will include:

Mariana Jimenez (UDAPT), Abu Sakhr (Stop the Wall), Arturo Pablo Juan (Comunidad de Barillas/CEIBA-Amigos de la Tierra Guatemala), Pablo Fajardo (UDAPT), Susanna Bohme (Corporate Accountability International).

Interpretación/interprétation: EN, ES, FR

Sponsors: Corporate Accountability International, UDAPT, Transnational Institute, Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, Land Defence Coalition, Friends of the Earth International.

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Susanna Rankin Bohme, PhD Associate Research Director Corporate Accountability International 10 Milk Street, Suite 610, Boston, MA 02108 Main: 617-695-2525; Fax: 617-695-2626 sbohme@StopCorporateAbuse.org www.StopCorporateAbuse.org

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