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"Fierce" Meeting; "Watered-Down Communique"; Drowning Pacific Islands; Australia Intransigence Blamed
20 Aug 2019- 04:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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. ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2019 - 04:10
14 Aug 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 in ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2019 - 08:07
12 Aug 2019- 01:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent 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 Na ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2019 - 01:03
28 Jul 2019- 09:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Niranjana Menon, Research Analyst with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" aud ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2019 - 10:49
8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, inc ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 10:28
"Water Diplomacy Talks": Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace; "We Are All Water Diplomats"!
19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHPLP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview. The G ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2019 - 14:52
19 Apr 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OXFORD, United Kingdom Aid agencies in Yemen reported this week that they are unable to reach at least 40,000 people that are suspected to have cholera. Citing continued fighting, checkpoint and permit restric ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2019 - 09:35
1 Apr 2019- 06:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research indicates that “improved” housing in sub-Sahan Africa has doubled between 2000 and 2015, with 23 percent of households having “improved water and sanitation, sufficient livin ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2019 - 06:55
19 Mar 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019 (WWDR), launched March 19 with the theme "Leaving No One Behind", argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:49
12 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research by UK think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) describes mainstream political and policy debates as having failed to recognize that human impacts on the en ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 08:33
15 Jan 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States NGO Food and Water Watch has submitted a letter to the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights alleging that the US is in breach of the UN's International Covenant on C ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 13:19
15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat L ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 08:20
The Water Diplomat Talks- Francois Munger, Director, Geneva Water Hub: "A Matter of Survival"- One Year On
1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:53
New “Global Commission” Will Accelerate Climate Adaptation Action; “Flagship Report” Expected Within 12 Months
16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Gl ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2018 - 13:40
1 Oct 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for countries to make comprehensive policy shifts and invest more to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of universal sani ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2018 - 07:19