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Slovenia adds water to constitution as fundamental right for all

Agence France-Presse in Ljubljana Thursday 17 November 2016 19.17 EST

Parliament adopts amendment that declares country’s abundant clean supplies are ‘a public good managed by the state’ and ‘not a market commodity’

Slovenia has amended its constitution to make access to drinkable water a fundamental right for all citizens and stop it being commercialised.

With 64 votes in favour and none against, the 90-seat parliament added an article to the EU country’s constitution saying “everyone has the right to drinkable […]

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Climate meetings are taking place in Bonn Germany this week and next week. They are preparing for the next major round of negotiations in Cancun this fall. So far water is not even being discussed in climate negotiations. Negotiators need to hear from us that water is key to protecting our earth from climate change. Please sign the petition to the negotiators to make this a top priority issue!

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