WORLD WATER FORUM: KEYS THEMES OF GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

By ANNA WALNYCKI, Institute of Development Studies DPhil student Governance and Management is one of the six key themes running through the Forum this week. Co-ordinated by UN- HABITAT, the Governance and Management sessions have explored the idea that access to water and sanitation is due to ineffective structures of governance as opposed to resource…

WORLD WATER FORUM STARTS WITH PROTESTS AND PREDICTIONS

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member The fifth World Water Forum got off to an explosive start in Istanbul, Turkey, yesterday with riot police using tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators and campaigners being deported while dire predictions about the world’s water supply were made. Photo credit: International Rivers banner at World Water Forum…