Letter on restrictions on access to water in the West Bank and Gaza

27/10/2009 – The European Union has made both a political and financial commitment to assist the social and economic development of the Palestinian people; however, this important work is being seriously undermined and hindered by long standing restrictions on the right to water for millions of Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza. The European Union is the main donor to the Palestinians and as such has taken on particular responsibilities in this area.