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  1. Union for the Mediterranean Launches New Initiative to Improve Water Sector Governance

    The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) announced this week that it is launching a new project, in partnership with the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to improve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:06

  2. Angola's Government Reiterates Commitment to Water

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    Local Press Report - 05/31/2013 - 10:17

  3. Ugandan City Commissions $1.2 Million Water Supply Project

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    Local Press Report - 05/31/2013 - 10:17

  4. Country Consultations Look at Importance of Water in Post-2015 Development Agenda

    31 May 2013- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The Global Water Partnership (GWP) this week released the findings of 22 country consultations developed over the last four months that looked at water’s importance to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:06

  5. Zambian Authorities Threaten to Replace Chambeshi Utility Due to Poor Service Delivery

    The Chambeshi Water and Sewerage Company, which operates in Zambia’s Muchinga Province, could be replaced with another service provider unless it improves its performance. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:06

  6. Ugandan Parliamentary Committee Approves Water Tax Proposal

    A powerful parliamentary committee in Uganda this week approved a government proposal to tax water supplied to domestic consumers. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:45

  7. Pacific Institute Launches New Insight Blog on World’s Water, Environmental and Social Justice

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    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 10:19

  8. Israel Looks at Law to Reduce Water Corporations, Prices

    30 May 2013- 09:33 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM ynetnews.com The Finance Ministry and Union of Local Authorities in Israel (ULAI) have finalized the details of a reform aimed at reducing the number of water corporations in Israel. Following the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 10:19

  9. Saudi Arabia Announces $247 Million Worth of New Water, Sanitation Infrastructure

    The Saudi Ministry of Housing last week announced plans to build $247 million USD worth of water and sanitation infrastructure in the Jazan, Najran and Baha regions. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:04

  10. Egypt, Sudan Express Concern Over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

    Egypt’s Foreign Ministry this week called on Ethiopia to uphold its previous assurances regarding the flow of Nile water to downstream countries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:04

  11. Mali City Suffering Severe Water Shortages

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    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 09:46

  12. Kuwait Approves $2.5 billion Development Grant to Oman

    29 May 2013- 09:29 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Al-Shorfa Kuwait and Oman signed a deal on Monday (May 27th) that would see Kuwait grant Oman $2.5 billion in aid as part of grants Gulf Co-operation Council (GGC) countries are giving the sultanate. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 09:46

  13. Kenya Plans $589 Million Coastal Water Supply Project

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    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 09:46

  14. UN, World Bank Pledge Joint Commitment to Africa’s Great Lakes Region

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on May 24 concluded an historic meeting between the two organizations where they committed to work together to bring peace, security and economic development to Africa’s Great ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

  15. Lesotho Gives Green Light for $462 Million Second Phase of Massive Water Transfer Project

    Lesotho last week gave South Africa the go-ahead with a $462 million USD dam and water tunnel project. The dam and tunnel are part of the second phase of Africa’s largest water transfer scheme, the $8 billion USD Lesotho Highlands Water Project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

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