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  1. SDG 6 Global Action Framework To Launch

    7 Jul 2020- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland 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 objectiv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2020 - 09:17

  2. Unconventional Water Resources: From The Fringes To The Mainstream

    10 Jun 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat EBENSBURG PA, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle examines unco ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:27

  3. UN-Water Highlights Climate Change Impacts On Water Stresses

    29 Sep 2019- 04:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new policy brief from UN-Water, the interagency mechanism that coordinates the efforts of United Nations entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:34

  4. World Is Not On Track To Meet SDG 6: UN-Water

    7 Jul 2018- 07:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK, NY The world is not on track to reach United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) on Water and Sanitation by the deadline set for 2030, according to a new report from UN-Water, the United Na ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2018 - 08:37

  5. UN Human Rights Chief Urges Governments to End Discrimination in Water and Sanitation Access

    27 Oct 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called on governments around the world to acknowledge safe drinking water and sanitation as human rights, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2015 - 10:45

  6. UN Sounds Alarm Over Health, Ecological Impacts of Wastewater

    4 Feb 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Unregulated liquid waste discharges pose a serious threat to human and ecological health, UN-Water warned in a new report released on February 2nd. The Rapid Assessment Report on Waste Water Mana ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:51

  7. Achieving Water, Sanitation SDG Will Require Investment in Science and Technology

    23 Jan 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZARAGOZA, Spain Countries will have to invest in science and technology if they are to meet the proposed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on water and sanitation by the 2030 deadline, delegates heard during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2015 - 10:56

  8. Funding Gaps Limit Progress in Achieving Universal Water, Sanitation Access: UN

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Insufficient financing overall, funding gaps in rural areas, weak national capacity, gaps in monitoring, and neglect for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools and health facilitie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:17

  9. Global Water Demand to Increase 55 Percent by 2050: UN

    24 Mar 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Global demand for freshwater is expected to increase by about 55 percent by 2050, largely due to the increased demand in manufacturing (400 percent), thermal electricity generation (140 percent) a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2014 - 10:23

  10. UN, SIWI Mark World Water Day With Award Announcements; Singapore's NEWater, Harvard Professor Are Honorees

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan/STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Water (UN-Water) program and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) marked this year's World Water Day by announcing winners of major awards f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

  11. Bangladesh’s Ground and Surface Water Supply Are Inadequate for Food Production: UN

    17 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s ground and surface water supplies are inadequate for food production, particularly during the country’s dry season, according to the recently launched United Nations Water Countr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2013 - 10:02

  12. WMO, GWP Launch Integrated Drought Management Program

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) teamed up this week to launch an Integrated Drought Management Program that will focus on monitoring and preventing this growing global concern. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2013 - 10:09

  13. Corporate Water Sustainability Must Include Whole Supply Chain: UN Global Compact

    Corporate water sustainability, or water stewardship, requires companies to consider all of their activities, according to the UN Global Compact (UNGC), a United Nations initiative whose goal is to encourage businesses to adopt sustainable and socially re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  14. Experts Talk “Implementing Right to Water and Sanitation”

    Water experts were asked to describe “the three most important actions which should be taken to help implement the right to water and sanitation across the world?” at a side event organized by the World Water Council (WWC) and UN Water during World Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2012 - 10:42