Pushback at Israeli Water Conference in Venice

Huge outcry directed at the European Commission urging them to withdraw from patronage—lending the EC’s name to the event-- from Watec, the Israeli water conference.  

“Nearly 40 European trade unions, water and human rights networks and environmental groups from a dozen countries have written a letter to the European Commission urging withdrawal of patronage from Watec, the Israeli water conference and exhibition to be held for the first time in Europe, September 21-23 in Venice, Italy.”

Trade Unions, Water Movements Urge European Commission to Withdraw Patronage from Israeli Water Conference     Also, here is a letter from the Palestinian agricultural and environmental groups to the Italians farmer's network about Coldirett, one of the sponsors of the conference.