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  1. EC Promotes “Actionable Toolbox” for Climate-Friendly Investment

    16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) this week launched a new report that offers policymakers an “actionable toolbox for mobilizing private finance for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2015 - 10:38

  2. Hungary Joins Program to Upgrade Water Utilities in Ukraine's Zakarpattia Region

    15 Apr 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary Hungary will participate in a project to upgrade water utilities in southwestern Ukraine's Zakarpattia Oblast, local media reported last week. The project, which will cost at least $10.6 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2015 - 11:11

  3. Romania’s Alba County Announces Signs Contract With Halcrow for $102 Million Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project

    7 Apr 2015- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALBA-IULIA, Romania Apa CTTA Alba, the regional water company operating in Romania’s Alba County, has signed a technical assistance contract with Halcrow România SRL-- a subsidiary of the UK-based company-- for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2015 - 11:08

  4. Calarasi Finally Starts Water, Wastewater Infrastructure Projects

    6 Apr 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CALARASI, Romania A $108 million USD project to extend and rehabilitate water and wastewater infrastructure in the Romanian town of Calarasi is starting this year, after years of failed tenders and lawsuits. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2015 - 10:11

  5. Delayed Projects Could Cause Romanian Municipality to Lose EU Funds

    2 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SUCEAVA, Romania Romania’s Ministry of Environment has warned Suceava municipality that it could lose European Union funding if there are any more delays in implementing a $130 million USD project to expand and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2015 - 11:07

  6. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  7. Guatamalan Mega-Dam Linked to Human Rights Abuses, Deaths

    27 Mar 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY The Guardian A planned mega-dam in Guatemala, whose carbon credits will be tradable under the EU’s emissions trading system, has been linked to grave human rights abuses, including the killing of six ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 10:02

  8. Giurgiu, Romania to Provide Universal Access to Water and Sewer Networks by 2020

    23 Mar 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GIURGIU, Romania Nicolae Barbu, mayor of Giurgiu, capital of Romania’s Giurgiu County, has announced plans to connect all areas of the city to water supply, sewage and natural gas networks by 2020. “All ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2015 - 10:39

  9. Romania’s National Rural Development Program Channels EU Funds for Water, Infrastructure Projects

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Agriculture Ministry on March 25th announced the opening of the first financing periods for the National Program for Rural Development. The National Program for Rural Development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2015 - 09:16

  10. Oradea Uses $29.5 Million in Saved EU Funds for Infrastructure Expansion

    17 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ORADEA, Romania The Oradea Water Company (Compania de Apa Oradea) is planning to use $29.5 million USD in EU funds that it managed to save while implementing a larger program to carry out a series of small ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2015 - 10:14

  11. Romania’s Finance Minister Resigns Amid Allegations of Corruption During Water Projects

    16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Finance Minister Darius Valcov resigned last week amid allegations that he received kickbacks for influencing the award of infrastructure contracts during his tenure as mayor of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/16/2015 - 10:30

  12. EU to Support Hungary Flood Defense

    12 Mar 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST Budapest Business Journal Three flood reservoirs, with a combined capacity of 300-400 million cubic meters, will be built along the Tisza River by 2020 said Benedek Göncz, the head of the national water ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2015 - 09:23

  13. Romanian Prime Minister’s Family Under Investigation for Fraud in Water Project

    9 Mar 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Members of Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s family are being investigated by the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) for misappropriation of $11 million USD in European Union ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/09/2015 - 10:25

  14. Europe Could Miss Key Environmental Targets

    4 Mar 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report PARIS Balkans.com Business News Europe could miss several key targets for safeguarding its species, water, air and land, said a study on Tuesday that warned economic recovery would add to the pressure on natural ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:20

  15. Bureaucracy Jeopardizes Water Sector Projects in Romania’s Bacău County

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BACĂU, Romania Bureaucracy at various public institutions in Romania has caused delays in completing a project to expand water supply infrastructure in Buhusi and Moinesti, in Bacău County. Hidroconstructia, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

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