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  1. Author Says UN Water Development Report Not All “Doom and Gloom”

    1 Apr 2015- 10:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Inter Press Service Richard Connor, the lead author of The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015, released on Mar. 20, has spoken out about media depictions of his findings. He points out ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2015 - 10:18

  2. UN Calls for "Hydro-Diplomacy" Amid Global Water Shortages

    31 Mar 2015- 09:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY New Kerala The international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2015 - 09:35

  3. UN Secretary General Calls for Cooperation in Addressing Global Water Issues

    23 Mar 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States In an address to mark World Water Day on March 22, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to unite in “a spirit of urgent cooperation” to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2015 - 10:39

  4. FAO Scales Up Support for Jordan to Cope With Syrian Refugee Crisis

    19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced this week that it was scaling up support for Jordan and other countries in the region that are dealing with an influx of refugees fleeing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 10:36

  5. UN Partners With Kenya’s Turkana County to Promote Development

    6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya UN agencies in Kenya on March 5th signed a three-year collaborative venture with the government of Turkana County to promote development, peace, security and climate resilience. Senior UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2015 - 10:01

  6. UN Secretary General Calls on Paraguay to Join Post-2015 Efforts

    27 Feb 2015- 10:27 by Local Press Report ASUNCION United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the Government of Paraguay to join forces with the United Nations and forge ahead in framing the post-2015 agenda for a new generation of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:27

  7. Effective Water, Sanitation Provision “Most Critical Ingredients” for Sustainable Development: UN

    27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Drinking water and sanitation provision and management are the “most critical ingredients for sustainability and development,” according to a new report from the United Nations University ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 10:28

  8. Malaysia to Work With UN to Improve Flood Preparedness

    27 Feb 2015- 10:18 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malay Mail Online Malaysia will study the disaster management models of disaster-prone countries, such as Philippine, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and work with the United Nations disaster management ...

    Local Press Report - 02/27/2015 - 10:18

  9. IPCC Chair Rajendra Pachauri Resigns

    25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Dr. Rajendra Pachauri has stepped down as chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the wake of sexual harassment allegations by a 29-year-old female researcher attached ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2015 - 09:28

  10. Horn of Africa States Pledge to Cooperate on Weather Prediction

    25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Countries in the Horn of Africa region pledged to share knowledge and best practices on meteorology in order to respond effectively to climate events like droughts and floods, officials said on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 11:32

  11. Despite Progress, Haiti Still Lacks Resources to Improve Water, Sanitation and Eliminate Cholera

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA, GA, United States Despite improvements in Haiti’s public health infrastructure in the five years since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation, the country still faces a major shortage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  12. EU Announces $20 Million Grant to Fight Malnutrition in Kenya

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The European Union is providing a $20 million USD grant to boost food security among mothers and children in nine Kenyan counties. The announcement was made on February 18th during a national ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:12

  13. UN Seeks $705 Million for Humanitarian Assistance in Gaza, West Bank

    13 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RAMALLAH, West Bank The United Nations this week called on international donors to provide an additional $705 million USD for the more than one million Palestinians who continue to live in poor conditions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2015 - 10:39

  14. Jordan Approves German Grant to Improve Water Supply for Syrian Refugees

    12 Feb 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Cabinet this week approved an $11.3 million USD grant agreement with the Germany government. The funds would be used to improve water supply for Syrian refugees and host communities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2015 - 11:11

  15. Local Resource Risks in Developing Countries Can Trigger Global Risks: Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Local resource risks-- like water stress, land-use change, food security and energy instability-- in developing countries have the potential to trigger “political and economic risks that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 11:51

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