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Blue October Continues!

Ecuador: From October 14 to 18 the 5th Waterlat Network meeting will take place with the theme: Is Latin-American heading to post neoliberal water management?

Colombia: The Women’s Festival in Defense of Water took place and during the whole month a Blue October Cinema Festival will be screening ecological and social documentaries.

Guatemala: From October 6 to 12 the 5th Latin-American Encounter of REDLAR (Latin-American Network of People Affected by Dams and in Defense of Rivers) is taking place.

Hungary: In the context of the Budapest Water Summit organized by the corporate driven World Water Council, water warriors will be hosting a side event today dealing with the implementation of the human right to water from a water justice perspective.

Sri Lanka: The 17th of October a Demonstration at FAO Colombo Sri Lanka Office by farmers seeking compensation from FAO for deaths, diseases, disabilities, as well as deprivation of their way of life and their right to life due to the consequences of introducing agro chemicals to agriculture and polluting water, soil and environment with agro toxins will take place.

Other countries participating are: Bolivia, Mexico, Norway, Chile, United States, Canada, Philippines and Uruguay.

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