Water and Social Justice

wasser.jpgOpen Letter to Africa Union Chairman on the Occasion of 11th
Ordinary Session of the Assembly
Friday, 06 June 2008

Dear President,
1. We a coalition of social movements, NGOs and trade unions working on water and social justice with international solidarity would like to take the opportunity on the occasion of the Africa Union Summit to draw your attention to the poor people’s access to potable water and its resultant consequences on the citizens of the continent. According to the 2006 Human Development Report 1.1 billion people across the globe have no access to potable water and majority of them who are concentrated on the African continent where 1 out of 5 people have no access. This has translated into massive cost to the continent…

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