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  1. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  2. EU Supports Turkmenistan Capacity Building

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT The Times of Central Asia On December 5-6, Ashgabat hosted a workshop and a meeting of an Inter-sectoral Working Group on the development of multi-sector investment projects for achieving water, energy and ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  3. St. Petersburg Utility Bribery Case Initiated

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report ST. PETERSBURG Crime Russia Investigators of the Russian northern capital initiated a criminal case regarding bribery against employees of the State Unitary Enterprise Vodokanal St. Petersburg. According to the inve ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  4. Veolia Exec Fauchon Is WWC Prez Again

    6 Dec 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland The Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC) has unanimously elected Loïc Fauchon as its new president, succeding Brazilian Benedito Braga. Fauchon was previously WWC president from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2018 - 07:59

  5. WaterAid Calls For COP Recognition Of WASH As Part Of Climate Change Adaptation

    6 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis by Water Aid of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 10:02

  6. $400 Million USD For Water Infrastructure In Two Romanian Counties

    6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report CLUJ Romania Insider A new European project worth more than EUR 355 million, which targets the development of the water and wastewater infrastructure in the counties of Cluj and Salaj, is ready to kick off after the ...

    Local Press Report - 12/06/2018 - 09:04

  7. New UN Initiative To Save The Aral Sea

    4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54

  8. Increased World Bank Commitment Gives Equal Emphasis To Climate Adaptation, Mitigation

    4 Dec 2018- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States As the world’s governments meet in Katowice, Poland for COP24, The World Bank Group has announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025 with a key priority described by the Ban ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 16:54

  9. Cities In Emerging Markets Have Potential To Attract $30 Trillion USD In Climate-related Investment

    4 Dec 2018- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States Cities in emerging markets have the potential to attract more than $29.4 Trillion USD in cumulative climate-related investments by 2030 according to a new report from the Internatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 07:03

  10. Azerbaijan's Biggest Water Treatment Facility Nears Completion

    27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report GANJA Azer News Construction of a new water treatment facility near the Shamkirchay reservoir in Azerbaijan is nearing completion. Spokesman of Azersu OJSC, Anar Jabrayilli, said that the biggest water treatment fa ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2018 - 12:52

  11. Brazil: Mining Giant Will Fight Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit Over Samarco Mine Dam Disaster

    27 Nov 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world's largest mining company, Anglo-Australian giant BHP, has said that it will fight a multi billion dollar damages lawsuit filed on behalf of 240,000 Brazilians affected by the 20 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 15:09

  12. Erik Solheim Resigns As UNEP Chief After Travel Expenses Audit; Joyce Myusa Steps Up As Acting Head

    27 Nov 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Executive Director of UN Environment (UNEP) has resigned after an audit of official travel by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services criticized the agency for “a culture of scant reg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 09:00

  13. US Climate Assessment Report Warns Of Water Security Risks; Trump: "I don't believe it"

    27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 14:28

  14. 75-80 Percent Chance Of El Nino Event In Next Three Months

    27 Nov 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meteorological Organization is projecting a 75-80 percent chance of an El Nino developing in the next three months, although it is not expected to be a strong event. A November 27 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 07:22

  15. EU Flood Risk Audit Calls For Improved Planning And Protection

    26 Nov 2018- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors has completed its assessment of Member State compliance with the EU Flood Directive of 2007, concluding that there has been progress in assessing the risks ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 07:11

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