Networks

War on Want believes that we can achieve more when we work together with others, and we are proud to play an active role in coalition with other radical and progressive groups around the world.

Here are some of the networks and coalitions we participate in:

People's Assembly Against Austerity

La Via Campesina

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions

London Mining Network

Dismantle Corporate Power

NoTTIP

Seattle to Brussels Network

UK Food Group

Tax Justice Network

Stamp Out Poverty

Control PMSC

ALTER-EU

Alliance for Lobbying Transparency

Union Solidarity International

Economic Justice Project

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Latest news

Open Letter: Energy Charter Treaty

9 December 2019 - 4:00pm

War on Want has joined with over 270 other civil society organisations to call out dangers which the Energy Charter Treaty [ECT] poses to effective action on climate change.

The ECT is incompatible with the Paris Climate Agreement, Just Transition policies, and the expected European Green Deal, because it is used by large fossil and nuclear energy companies to lock-in their investments and challenge national government decisions to phase out dirty energy. The ECT contains measures to protect energy investments even where they contradict climate goals. And it has an Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism that allows foreign investors in the energy sector to directly sue governments outside of existing courts, in secretive international tribunals, claiming up to billions in compensation if their (future) profits are affected. 

You can read the full open letter below. 

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Anniversary of the First Intifada in Palestine

9 December 2019 - 8:15am

Stand with the Palestinian people against oppression

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