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  1. OOSKAnews Introduces aquaNOW Audience Panelist Gabriel Eckstein

    16 Mar 2015- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom OOSKAnews is pleased to announced that the third aquaNOW Audience, which will take place tomorrow, March 17 th, at the Global Headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/16/2015 - 14:33

  2. World Water Congress: Gabriel Eckstein Looks Forward to Scotland

    7 Dec 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up with Gabriel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2014 - 11:59

  3. River Basin Organizations Pledge Stronger Cooperation to Prevent Water Conflicts

    4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya River basin organizations from around the world pledged to share knowledge and experience on managing shared water resources in order to prevent conflicts over water during the first ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2014 - 10:00

  4. International Conservation Group Calls for Halt to Nicaraguan Canal

    28 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), an international scientific research and conservation organization, last week issued a resolution calling on the Nicaraguan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2014 - 10:48

  5. Panamanian Group Asks Inter-American Human Rights Commission to Investigate La Villa Contamination

    20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama's Save the La Villa River Committee has called on the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Human Rights Commission to provide the Panamanian government with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2014 - 10:07

  6. Goldcorp Suspends Operations at Guatemalan Mine

    8 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Canadian mining giant Goldcorp last week announced it has suspended its Cerro Blanco gold mine project in Guatemala, citing an unfavorable global financial context for investing in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 12:50

  7. Peruvian Anti-Mining Lawyers Prepare for Newmont Human Rights Suit

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    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  8. OAS Discusses Budget, Sustainable Development

    18 Oct 2012- 10:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Bahamas Weekly The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) unanimously agreed to hold a special session of the General Assembly on Thursday, November 15th to approve the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  9. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Concerned About Peru Mine Protest Deaths

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an autonomous body of the Organization of American States, has expressed concern over the violent clashes that erupted last week between police and protesters opposed to Newmont Mining Corp.’s $4.8 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2012 - 10:31

  10. Belo Monte Dam Workers' Strike Declared Illegal by Brazil

    The Norte Energia Company (also called Consorcio Construtor Belo Monte), which is building the controversial Belo Monte hydropower project, won a victory earlier this month when the Superior Court of Justice, the country’s highest appellate court, turned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  11. Bolivia Presents Draft Proposal on Food Security to OAS

    23 Mar 2012- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca presented a draft proposal to members of the Organization of American States (OAS) containing provisions against privatization of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  12. Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay Implement New Project in Pilcomayo Basin

    1 Sep 2011- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay are jointly implementing a new project in the Pilcomayo watershed, with support from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Organization of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:46

  13. Bill Clinton Speaks Out Against Dams at Global Sustainability Forum

    14 Apr 2011- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brazil, MANAUS Former U.S. President Bill Clinton spoke out about the problems with dam-building, saying there needed to be a balance between generating energy and preserving watersheds and the environment. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:03

  14. Human Rights Commission Looks Into Climate Change Effects on Freshwater

    7 Apr 2011- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an autonomous body of the Organization of American States (OAS), held a hearing at the end of March on how climate change, which is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  15. Clinton Visits Haiti, Discusses Recovery, Cholera, Elections

    2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Haiti on January 30, where she discussed earthquake recovery, the cholera epidemic and the November presidential elections. After ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

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