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Thursday, April 4

The Human Right to Water:Threats from Privatization in Pittsburgh and the World
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
4130 Posvar
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Department of Sociology
Jackie Smith
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Emanuele Lobina, Department of International Business and Economics, University of Greenwich and Public Services International, provides a global look at the forces shaping today's heightened debate around access to water. How are pressures to privatize water utilities impacting cities around the world-including Pittsburgh? Representatives from Pittsburgh's Our Water Campaign will comment on local and transnational efforts to stop privatization.