UN Development Program
17 Apr 2013 - 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s Environment Ministry this week announced it would launch a climate change mitigation and adaptation policy sometime this month.
26 Feb 2013 - 09:22 by Local Press Report
AKMOLA (Central Asia Online) — A UN Development Program project is helping residents of Arnasay village, Akmola Oblast, conserve considerable amounts of water for agriculture, the UNDP said in February. The "Every Drop Coun
4 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Cross-border water-sharing, wastewater reuse and renewable energy-powered desalination were among the issues discussed duringthe Second Arab Water Week, which took place in the Jordanian capital
14 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NICARAGUA, MANAGUA — Environmentalists have warned the Nicaraguan government that the planned route for its $30 billion USD Inter-Oceanic Canal project should be re-considered, as all six potential routes go through La
13 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KHARTOUM, Sudan — The Sudanese government last week announced a $51 million USD sanitation project in the capital city, Khartoum.
31 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) -- an umbrella organization of influential religious groups that played a role in Malawi’s political transition from a one-party to a multi-party political system
29 Oct 2012 - 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The United Nations is advising Malawi and Tanzania to refer their dispute over Lake Malawi to African regional bodies before seeking other international arbitration.
22 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Belarus, GRODNO — The impact of climate change on the basin of the Neman River, Lithuania’s largest river and Belarus’ third-largest and a major feeder of both countries’ waterways, will have substantial long-term i
28 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Sweden, STOCKHOLM — A human rights-based approach can be useful in improving equity in water resource management, a new report from the UN Development Program’s (UNDP) Water Governance Facility at the Stockholm Intern
22 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KHARTOUM, Sudan — The Sudanese government last week unveiled $51 million USD worth of drinking water and irrigation projects in its eastern Nile Basin region and the state of Khartoum.
11 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KHARTOUM, Sudan — The government of Sudan and the United Nations last week signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2013-2016.
10 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraqi parliament last week called on the United Nations to help the country resolve its domestic and regional water problems and disputes over shared water resources.
10 May 2012 - 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HONDURAS, TELA — Representatives of 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries met in the Caribbean city of Tela last week for their first ever discussion on climate change financing.
1 May 2012 - 14:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan this month launched its first-ever Climate Change Adaptation project to combat the effects of glacier melt in its mountainous areas.
24 Feb 2012 - 16:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — Honduras’ Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO) has stepped up monitoring of the multi-purpose El Cajon Dam this month in the wake of a 4.7-magnitude earthquake in the region.
23 Jan 2012 - 16:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — Gaza’s Water Authority has completed a sewage treatment project in Rafah city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
12 Dec 2011 - 16:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DJIBOUTI — Djibouti is negotiating for a $114 million USD loan with the European Union for construction of a 45,000 cubic meter/day desalination plant.
6 Dec 2011 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — The Council for Non-Governmental Organizations in Malawi (Congoma) has expressed concern that the government is not providing accurate figures on access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) fa