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rini hartman on Thu, 14 Oct 2004 14:56:06 +0200 (CEST)


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[Nettime-nl] CEO/TNI over waterprivatisering - European Social Forum


From: "rini hartman" <rini {AT} digicarefoundation.org>
Subject: CEO/TNI over waterprivatisering - European Social Forum


Reclaming Public Water! Participatory Alternatives to Privatisation

High-profile privatisation failures in major cities of the South
provide ample evidence that the water needs of the poor should not be
left in the hands of profit-driven transnational water corporations.
The time has now come to refocus the global water debate to the key
questions: how to improve and expand public water delivery around the
world?

Read this new TNI/CEO briefing:
http://www.corporateeurope.org/reclaimingpublicwater.pdf

Mandelson in denial over incestuous relations DG Trade with big
business

According to media reports, designate EU Trade Commissioner Peter
Mandelson pulled off "a bravura performance" at his confirmation
hearing in the European Parliament on October 4th. Living up to his
reputation as a spinmeister, Mandelson elegantly avoided answering
inconvenient questions about the privileged power of lobby groups
like the Transatlantic Business Dialogue.

Read more online: http://www.corporateeurope.org/Mandelsonindenial.html

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Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), is a European-based research and
campaign group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social
justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of
corporations and their lobby groups.


Rini G.A. Hartman

DigiCare Foundation
www.digicarefoundation.org

Mission Statement (Nederlands hieronder)
DigiCare Foundation is a nonprofit organisation established to promote
'the art of social change'. We believe that a healthy society is founded
on the principles of justice, shared economic opportunity and
sustainable environmental practices.

In those areas of the world where people need help we assist them to tell
their stories to the world in compelling, informative and engaging ways
through art, (cross-)media productions and interactivity. We value our
partnerships with NGO's, other Community based organisations and engaded
artists.

Healthy societies rely fundamentally on respect for human rights, the
vitality of communities and the integrity of all creation.


Mission Statement
Stichting DigiCare is een nonprofit organisatie, opgericht met het oog op
'de kunst van sociale verandering'. Omdat wij menen dat een gezonde
samenleving gefundeerd is op de principes van rechtvaardigheid, gelijke
economische kansen en duurzaam milieubeleid. In die gebieden waar het
nodig is, helpen wij mensen hun verhaal op betrokken, informatieve en
meeslepende wijze aan de wereld te vertellen. Hiervoor zetten we een mix
van kunst, (cross-)media producties en interactiviteit in. Daarbij
hechten we grote waarde aan samenwerking met NGO's, andere
maatschappelijke organisaties en kunstenaars en artiesten.

Een gezonde samenleving steunt fundamenteel op respect voor
mensenrechten, levensvatbaarheid van bevolkingsgroepen en integriteit
van al haar instellingen.
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