Oilwatch International

Founding Year: 1996



 Nnimmo Bassey (Member of the Steering Committee)

It builds “solidarity and promotes a common identity in the the peoples of the Global South seeking to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction activities that degrades territories, socially and environmentally.” It was inspired by the “need to develop global strategies for the communities affected by oil activities, support their resistance processes, and work for sustainability and collective rights.” It facilitates the “exchange of information on oil activities in each country, the different resistance movements, and the international campaigns against specific companies.”



Oilwatch International contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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