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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... - 03/19/2019 - 07:18
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
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
12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31
11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 09:36
21 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Info GAZA, Palestinian Territory The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, called August 20 on the donor community to immediately fund the procurement of emergency ...
OOSKAnews Info - 08/21/2018 - 08:22
13 Aug 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad this week ramped-up tensions with Singapore over the longstanding treaty between the countries that governs water transfer and pricing. In recent w ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2018 - 08:05
Yemen: Port Of Hudaydah is "One Airstrike Away From Unstoppable Cholera Epidemic", Says UN. Then There Were More Airstrikes
6 Aug 2018- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUDAYDAH, Yemen Updated August 8 Early reports suggest multiple deaths and injuries after Yemen’s largest hospital, Al Thawra, was hit August 2, said Dr. Peter Salama, who is in charge of Emergency Preparedness ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 12:22
18 Jul 2018- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY UN Environment (UNEP) and Google announced a global partnership July 16 that aims to expand what the world knows about the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems. Long term, the partnershi ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2018 - 06:40
13 Jun 2018- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Saudi-led Arab coalition forces were behind a June 11 airstrike that hit a newly constructed Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) cholera treatment center (CTC) in Abs, ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17
Conflict Closes Libya City's Water Treatment Plant, 125,000 Have No Water Access. Publication Argues The 2011 NATO Invasion Was A Water War
4 Jun 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tripoli, Libya "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant. The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17
29 May 2018- 17:26 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya Business Day Rainfall that has been twice the seasonal average in parts of eastern Africa has claimed almost 500 lives, forced thousands from their homes and damaged crops, raising the spectre of a repea ...
OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27