Blue Communities Africa

The Blue Communities Project (BCP), originally initiated by the Council of Canadians, Blue Planet Project and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in Canada in 2009, has gained recognition as a movement dedicated to defending the Human Right to Water, opposing privatization, and promoting the idea of water as a common good. Click here to read more about the Blue Communities Project, its history and growth.

Beginning in 2023, the Africa Water Justice Network (AWJN) began to adapt this concept in Africa, recognizing the importance of water in the continent’s socio-economic and environmental context.

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  • First Meeting of the Blue Communities Africa Declaration and Assessment Committee

    First Meeting of the Blue Communities Africa Declaration and Assessment Committee

    The Declaration and Assessment Committee of Blue Communities (Africa) convened for the very first time today, marking a significant step towards ensuring water justice and equity across the continent. Led by the Africa Water Justice Network, this initiative aims to promote the idea of a water commons framework, recognizing water as a shared resource for […]


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