Anil Naidoo is the Coordinator of the Blue Planet Project. Anil was a key organizer in the Water is Life coalition during the Third World Water Forum in Kyoto, Japan and was a founding member of the Inter-American Network on the Defense and Right to Water (Red VIDA).
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
A Human Right Canada Rejects: Access to Clean Water
On June 17, Pablo Solon, the Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations, presented a draft resolution declaring the human right to "available, safe, acceptable, accessible and affordable water and sanitation" to a closed-door consultation at the UN General Assembly that will be dealt with over the next several weeks. This is the first time the General Assembly has been asked directly to deal with this issue and it presents a huge test for the world and for Canada.