Maude Barlow is the co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, which works
internationally for the human right to water. She also chairs the board
of Washington-based Food & Water Watch, is a founding member of the
International Forum on Globalization and is a Councilor with the
Hamburg-based World Future Council.
She was senior advisor on water to the president of the United Nations
General Assembly in 2008-9 and has authored or co-authored 16 books.
She lives in Ottawa, Canada.
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