Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Eau de Paris

Democratic Remunicipalization

The remunicipalisation of Paris’ water supply in 2010, which established Eau de Paris, demonstrates how a major European city is capable of successfully bringing essential utilites under municipal ownership, whilst also finding ways to increase worker and citizen participation in decision making.

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