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  1. OOSKAnews Voices: Why Achieving SDG 6 Needs Information and Communication Technologies

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a glob ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  2. OOSKAnews Voices: Towards Robust Water Policies: OECD Principles on Water Governance

    12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2015 - 10:09

  3. Brazil Needs to Improve Governance of Water Resources: OECD

    9 Sep 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil needs to move away from crisis management and towards effective risk governance of its water resources, a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:57

  4. OECD Launches Report on Water Governance in Brazil

    8 Sep 2015- 10:31 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development The recent droughts in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo states have exposed the need to shift from crisis management to effective risk governance o ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2015 - 10:31

  5. World Water Council, OECD Call for Infrastructure Financing to Enhance Water Security

    14 Apr 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAEGU/GYEONGJU, South Korea The World Water Council and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) this week called on the policy and business communities to provide financing for water i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2015 - 10:30

  6. UK Oil Firm Agrees Not to Drill in Africa’s Oldest National Park: WWF

    11 Jun 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom UK-based oil giant Soco International PLC announced this week that it will end its controversial operations in Africa’s oldest national park, the Virunga National Park in the Democratic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2014 - 10:09

  7. SIWW 2014: Water Leaders Identify Sector’s Biggest Challenges

    4 Jun 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Participants in the Water Leaders Roundtable, held on June 3 as part of Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), identified what they saw as the two biggest challenges in water management in 2030 an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2014 - 07:47

  8. Kyrgyz Budget Lacks Funds to Improve Water, Wastewater Services in Rural Villages

    26 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan There are not sufficient funds in the Kyrgyz national budget to carry out needed improvements to water supply and wastewater services in rural areas, according to the State Agency for Archi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2014 - 10:11

  9. WWF Files Complaint Against Soco International Over Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

    7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International environmental NGO WWF on October 7 filed a complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against British oil giant Soco International Plc. In ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2013 - 10:08

  10. Russian Ministry Ranks Cleaniest and Dirtiest Cities

    13 Jun 2013- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced the first-ever environmental ranking of the country’s cities. Among the main criteria for selecting the cleanest and dirti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2013 - 10:24

  11. China to Apply Stricter Drinking Water Standards

    China is adopting new national drinking water standards this July, the Ministry of Health announced this week. The new standards include stricter requirements for water supplies – there are 106 requirements concerning organic substances, microbes and puri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  12. Chihuahua Governor Calls for Revisions to Mexico-U.S. Treaty

    The governor of Mexico’s Chihuahua state, César Duarte Jáquez, is calling for revisions to the International Water Treaty between the United States and Mexico in light of the drought in Mexico. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51