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#right to water

# right-to-water - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Ireland's water charges protest made the international headlines

The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.

'If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it'

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.

# right-to-water - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Is water a human right?

Here’s what the UN says.

# right-to-water - Friday 21 March, 2014

Column: The European Commission is not recognising the human right to water

There have been countless examples of how little Commissioners care about ordinary people. Now they have snubbed a proposal which almost 1.9 million people have put their names to, writes Paul Murphy MEP.