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  • 7 Jul 2020 - 09:17 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    UN-Water has announced the launch of a SDG 6 Global Action Framework designed to mobilise action across governments, civil society, private sector and the United Nations system. The objective of the framework is to align efforts, optimise financing and drive transformational change in capacity and governance.

  • 7 Jul 2020 - 09:42 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ongoing shelling in eastern Ukraine continues to disrupt vital water supplies and access to food and basic services, a 25 June assessment from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) reports. Meantime movement restrictions due to COVID-19 have particularly affected thousands of already vulnerable and elderly populations.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:55 - KAMPALA - Local Press Report

    Residents in five villages in Mugoye Sub County, Kalangala District have raised a red flag over industrial waste that has contaminated a key water source in the area.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:49 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Britain's biggest water company has handed its former boss a £2m golden goodbye — after he was fired for a series of failings.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:51 - ROME - Local Press Report

    Scientists in Italy are investigating the mysterious appearance of pink glacial ice in the Alps, caused by algae that accelerate the effects of climate change.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:53 - SYDNEY - Local Press Report

    NSW's independent water regulator has taken Whitehaven to court, accusing the coal miner of capturing water that it was not entitled to take at its Maules Creek site.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:55 - MINSK - Local Press Report

    The problem with the water supply in the capital is almost resolved. Violations are observed in single houses.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:48 - YAMOUSSOUKRO - Local Press Report

    The government of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire has begun the installation of approximately 40 water treatment units in about 32 of her towns in a bid to alleviate drinking water shortages in the W

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:50 - NICOSIA - Local Press Report

    Fears of a midsummer water shortage in northern Cyprus are rising as experts now estimate the north has approximately enough water to get by for two months at most.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:52 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is facing a big dilemma on whether to relocate hundreds of wildlife from Ndere Island National Park, as rising waters in Lake Victoria threaten the existence of the pro

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:54 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    China and India could resolve their deadly border conflict in the Himalayas by turning all the disputed areas into a nature reserve, an Indian scientist has written.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:07 - DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations’ Cross-border Cooperation for Sustainable Pease and Development programme is yielding successful results in modernising water management along the Isfara River running between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 09:50 - BEIJING, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    China's Ministry of Water Resources upgraded its emergency response for flood control from Level Four to Level Three on 4 July, as incessant rains continue across the country. Level One is the highest level of response.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 09:56 - Banjul, The Gambia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    An additional $43 Million USD additional World Bank funding will be applied to The Gambia’s Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project to include the water sector in the programme’s mandate, to strengthen the National Water and Electricity Company’s (NAWEC) transmission and distribution network, and to provide support to transform NAWEC into a credit-worthy utility.

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 11:11 - THIMPHU, Bhutan - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The government of Bhutan has firmly denied media reports that it had deliberately blocked the supply of water along an irrigation canal into the northen province of Assam, India, amid suggestions that the reports were an attempt by vested interests to spread misinformation and misunderstanding.

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 08:27 - ACCRA, Ghana - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Ghana has confirmed accession to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), becoming the third African country and 44th Party to join the Convention, managed by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Ghana also has become a Party to the Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (Watercourses Convention).

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 07:50 - Niamey, Niger - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Program (the Kandadji Program) in Niger has secured additional funding from the World Bank to support irrigation development, construct improved housing and provide drinking water and sanitation to resettled populations.

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 07:59 - DelhI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The World Bank has announced additional funding for India’s Namami Gange program that is designed to rejuvenate the Ganga River. The $400 Million USD financing will finance the construction of expanded water networks and treatment facilities in order to stem pollution and strengthen river basin management.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:08 - BARCELONA - Local Press Report

    Researchers detected the presence of the virus that caused the disease in samples of waste water in Barcelona, collected in March 12, 2019.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:10 - CARACAS - Local Press Report

    Venezuela's water crisis is nothing new, but it's started driving residents to extraordinary measures.

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