Category Archives: Politics

Right2Water: EC ignores outcome referendum

BRUSSELS - “I regret that there is no proposal from the EC for legislation recognising the human right to water”, says Jan Willem Goudriaan, vice-president of the European Citizen Initiative (ECI) Right2Water. Right2water is not satisfied with the reaction of the European Committee on the results of the referendum that was held on this topic. “It lacks any real ambition to respond appropriately to the expectations of 1.9 million people.”

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New water policy in Europe

BRUSSELS - Jean-Claude Juncker has presented his new group of commissioners. If all goes well, it won't be long before they will be installed in their prestigious jobs in the European Commission. What's new? First of all, European Water and Environment is handed over from Janez Potočnik to Malthese politician Karmenu Vella. Which water issues...
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