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  1. Former Foreign Ministers Urge "Protection Of Our Planet And Way Of Life"

    20 Feb 2020- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A group of 23 former foreign ministers has warned that humanity’s ongoing destruction of nature threatens the survival of our species. In an 18 February statement released by members of the Aspen M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2020 - 10:09

  2. Guterres Calls For Indus Waters To Be Used As A "Tool For Peace And Not War"

    21 Feb 2020- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the Indus River waters shared by Pakistan and India to be used as a “tool for peace and not war". During a 4-day visit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/21/2020 - 08:30

  3. $1.03 Billion USD Required For Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan

    29 Jan 2020- 07:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat MOGADISHU, Somalia The United Nations and the government of Somalia have launched a new humanitarian response plan (HRP) to provide emergency services and support to over 3 million people.  The plan, announced 2 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:21

  4. Dengue May Be Latest Epidemic To Hit War-torn Yemen

    14 Jan 2020- 09:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat Sana'A, Yemen War-ravaged Yemen is experiencing what many are calling the start of a new epidemic problem with the spread of Dengue in the country. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:01

  5. Water Scarcity And Conflict Are Drivers Of Iraq Migration Patterns

    27 Dec 2019- 10:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq While human migration in northern Iraq is often driven by conflict, in the south of the country it is more often linked to livelihood factors such as water scarcity and the loss of arable land acco ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  6. Thousands Displaced By Flooding In Nigeria Conflict Zone

    4 Nov 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Xinhuanet Some 35,000 people were affected by flooding in a conflict-torn part of northeast Nigeria, and more than half of them were displaced, a UN spokesman said on Friday. "Our humanitarian colle ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:21

  7. Yemen Conflict: Fuel Price Escalation Exacerbates Deadly Water Crisis

    30 Oct 2019- 10:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States International aid organisation Oxfam has cut trucked water to thousands of Yemenis because of the increase in fuel prices in the conflict-torn country. Piped water systems installed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:33

  8. UNGA Delegates Address Agriculture, Food Security And Nutrition

    12 Oct 2019- 11:10 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY United Nations With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:10

  9. Guterres' Climate Change Message To The World

    9 Oct 2019- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a 3 October opinion article distributed by more than 170 news outlets, Unite Nations Secretary-General António Guterres reaffirmed his concerns over the threats posed by climate ch ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2019 - 10:02

  10. Water Supply For Billions At Risk: IPCC Report On Oceans And Cryosphere

    29 Sep 2019- 04:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Contemporaneous with the UN Climate Change Summit, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its special report on the state of oceans and cryosphere 24 September. ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:33

  11. Greta Thunberg: "How Dare You?"

    25 Sep 2019- 07:00 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY You Tube Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders Monday, Sep. 23, for failing younger generations by not taking sufficient steps to stop climate change. "You have stolen my ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:46

  12. Invest In Land Restoration For Peace And Security

    7 Sep 2019- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat New Delhi, India Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet healthy, but also be the starting point for resolving some of the biggest issues of our time, according to Ibrahim Thiaw, Executi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:39

  13. "Fierce" Meeting; "Watered-Down Communique"; Drowning Pacific Islands; Australia Intransigence Blamed

    20 Aug 2019- 04:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu A statement of the Pacific Islands Forum on the climate crisis and global warming, issued August 16, fell short of being the compelling global call to action that many island nations desired. Fi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:47

  14. "Water Diplomacy Talks"- Professor Asit Biswas

    14 Aug 2019- 08:06 by Staff- Water Diplomat GLASGOW, Scotland Professor Asit K. Biswas, one of the world’s leading authorities on water, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio inte ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/09/2019 - 08:51

  15. 500 Million Threatened By Desertification

    12 Aug 2019- 01:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new special report on climate change and land use August 8, part of a series of such examinations authorized by the United Nati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:40

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