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Africa Water Justice Network Condemns Siege on Gaza and Urges Respect for Human Rights and International Law

Accra, October 14, 2023 – The Africa Water Justice Network (AWJN) strongly condemns the ongoing siege and denial of water and other basic necessities to the people of Gaza by the Israeli government. We call upon all actors involved to respect human rights and international law in their actions. The people of Gaza have long …

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Africa Water Justice Network Condemns Apartheid Israeli Government’s Irony in Showcasing Water Governance in Africa

PRESS STATEMENT Issued 11 July 2023 for Immediate Release Accra, Ghana – The Africa Water Justice Network, a Pan-African water justice group, vehemently condemns the seminar held on 10th July by the City of Tshwane in collaboration with representatives of the apartheid Israeli government, showcasing alleged “international best practices” in water governance. We are deeply …

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Twelve Years after the Recognition of the Human Right to Water by the UN, Countries Need to Make More Efforts to Widen Access

Issued in Accra on 28th July 2022 Today marks a memorable day in the global fight against water privatization and struggle for water justice. On this day, twelve years ago in 2010 the United Nations General Assembly took the bold step and recognized the human rights to safe and clean water. Though the recognition was …

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Africa Water Justice Network campaigns against water privatisation threats in Nigerian, Kenya and South Africa

The Africa Water Justice Network(AWJN) has backed Civil Society Organisations and rights activists in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa and others resisting the continuous dispossession of people of their rights. The AWJN also supports the activists’ insistence on increased state-led tax-financing of basic social services nd calls on the African public,workers, media, lawmakers and students …

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Improve Water Quality and Availability to Reduce Growing Reliance on Plastic Packaged Water, A Call to African Governments on World Environment Day

5th June 2022 The Africa Water Justice Network on the occasion of World Environment Day is calling on African Governments to take steps to address the increasing reliance on plastic packaged (sachet) water on the continent. The trend is spiraling up as a result of a perceived low quality of distributed water and lack of …

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