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Uruguay: victory in the struggle for life and against water privatisation

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On 31 October 2004, in a landmark decision, 64.7% of Uruguayans voted for a Constitutional Reform in Defence of Water. Water was thus included in the country’s constitution as a human right, which paved the way for its public, participatory and sustainable management.

 

The referendum was put forward by the National Commission in Defence of Water and Life (CNDAV), of which Friends of the Earth Uruguay/REDES is an active member.

 

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On 31 October 2004, in a landmark decision, 64.7% of Uruguayans voted for a Constitutional Reform in Defence of Water. Water was thus included in the country’s constitution as a human right, which paved the way for its public, participatory and sustainable management.

 

The referendum was put forward by the National Commission in Defence of Water and Life (CNDAV), of which Friends of the Earth Uruguay/REDES is an active member.

 

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