The University is also considering including Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe on the external advisory board for the University of Alberta's planned water initiative.
Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe has been a lead voice in promoting water markets and pricing and has stated publicly that the idea that water is a human right is “extreme.”
The signatories of the letter recall that on July 28, 2010, the United Nations General Assembly recognized water as a human right. They call on the University of Alberta to respect this historic resolution by not giving Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe a public and respected platform for views which impede the implementation of this fundamental human right.
Read more here: http://canadians.org/media/water/2012/29-Feb-12.html.