Commission in favor of water privatisation for countries receiving bailout

Commission in favor of water privatisation for countries receiving bailout


The European Commission admitted to promoting water privatisation in countries like Greece and Portugal that use the bailout plan, as a condition to continue receiving the aid funds. Civil society groups have written to commissioner Olli Rehn to demand the cessation of pressure regarding water privatisation.

As Gabriella Zanzanaini, Director of European Affairs for Food & Water Europe stated: “This really demonstrates how the Commission has lost touch with reality. Their ideolog...


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