22 May 2013 - 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — Kuwait’s Privatization Holding Company (PHC) is negotiating with a number of international firms to form a consortium to build Umm al Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant, Kuwait’s biggest.
13 May 2013 - 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Europe’s first citizens’ initiative, “Water Is a Human Right,” has collected more than 1.5 million signatures across the continent, with eight nations surpassing minimum number of signatures requ
19 Nov 2012 - 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — As expected, the latest edition of the European Union’s Water Blueprint, released last week, contained no major new global initiatives with regard to water and sanitation.
19 Sep 2012 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (NorthcentralPa.com) — As the European Parliament votes on two reports on the environmental and energy impacts of shale, Food & Water Europe, together with Friends of the Earth and the Greens | European Free A
4 Sep 2012 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (New Europe Online) — An online petition has been launched to make the Human Right to water a European Citizens initiative call. As of 3 September following some hurdles the online petition is now effective and can
21 Mar 2012 - 22:04 by Local Press Report
BRUSSELS (Bloomberg) — Large parts of Spain and Eastern Europe lack water, with less than 200 millimeters of freshwater available each year while demand is three to 10 times higher, the European Union reported.
21 Feb 2012 - 23:39 by Local Press Report
MACAU (Macau Daily Times) — The government lost a new battle over the contract for the operation of the Macau peninsula wastewater treatment plant, after the top court confirmed that a second bidder had been wrongfully exclud
30 Jan 2012 - 21:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Palestinian water officials are negotiating with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Union for the Mediterranean to fund a desalination plant and a major water pipeline connecting north to
26 Oct 2011 - 09:06 by Local Press Report
LEIPZIG (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers) — A new study finds that pesticides are a bigger environmental problem than previously thought in European waterways.
10 Oct 2011 - 17:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, BEIT JALA — As Palestinians attempt to achieve statehood through a UN vote, regional environmental NGO Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) is promoting its Model Water Accord as an integral peace negoti
20 Jun 2011 - 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union spends on average more than $2.9 billion USD annually to support water and sanitation projects in the developing world, helping to fund infrastructure, storage and irrigation i
16 Feb 2011 - 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The government of the Czech Republic will spend $35 million USD -- mainly provided from European Union funds -- in the next five years to conduct a new survey of water in at least some areas of t
15 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Netherlands, THE HAGUE — The International Rescue Committee's (IRC) Water and Sanitation Center will hold a symposium in The Hague, Belgium, from November 16-18 that will feature its recently-published
14 Jul 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)) — France, Estonia, Belgium and Austria offered assistance to Romania following serious floods in the northeastern part of the country, the European Commission said on July 4.
2 Sep 2009 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — A' n international expedition including scientists from Belgium, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Holland, in August
6 Aug 2008 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
HUNGARY, BUDAPEST — Forty-five NGOs from Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, the Ukraine, Belgium, the Czech Republic and Austria have signed a petition calling for a ban on use of cyanide-based mining technologies in the Carp
22 Jul 2008 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
SOFIA, Bulgaria (Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)) — The Trade Office of the Belgian Regional Authorities in Sofia is bringing an economic delegation from Belgium in October to promote Belgian products and services in Bulgaria.
12 May 2008 - 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SOFIA, Bulgaria — — The European Union has sent a written warning to Bulgaria, Slovenia, Estonia and several other countries over failure to register industrial plants and submit targets for carbon dioxide emissions.
5 May 2008 - 23:41 by Local Press Report
BAKU, Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan Business Center) — — The country installed 50 module-type water purification plants in 2007, Minister of Ecology & Natural Resources Husyeyn Bagirov announced.
Bagirov expected the plants to
16 Mar 2008 - 20:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — — Siemens Industrial Sector Egypt and Belgium has been awarded the electrical, instrumentation and control packages for the first phase of water intake project for the New
30 Oct 2006 - 00:20 by Local Press Report
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (UN Integrated Regional) — - Belgium has given Burundi a grant of some $12.6 million USD to support rural water supply, education and road construction projects.
At least $2.5 million USD of the