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3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard An international summit on the human rights to water has called on the Nigerian government and other governments in Africa to reject the purported water privatisation projects designed by the World Ba ...
Local Press Report - 02/03/2019 - 10:27
16 Jan 2019- 13:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, Scotland Dr John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast v ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2019 - 13:00
27 Nov 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Executive Director of UN Environment (UNEP) has resigned after an audit of official travel by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services criticized the agency for “a culture of scant reg ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 09:00
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
16 Oct 2018- 16:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced (October 15) two new loan facilities for Uzbekistan amounting to $232 Million USD for freshwater and energy efficiency initiatives. In complete ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2018 - 16:19
10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2018 - 08:25
7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Finchannel IFC, a member of the World Bank, provided $2 billion in financing for its own account and mobilized $1.4 billion from other investors in the 2018 fiscal year, with IFC’s support enabling busines ...
Local Press Report - 10/07/2018 - 11:03
27 Sep 2018- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-fo ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2018 - 12:01
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
8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 09:49
World Bank Launches Initiative To Raise $3 Billion USD In Sustainable Development Bonds For Water Resources And Oceans
8 Sep 2018- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The World Bank has announced the launch of a Sustainable Development Bond series to raise awareness of the critical role of water and ocean resources. The bonds aim to raise at least $ ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 11:23
13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afgha ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 11:09
8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI DNA India The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from the World Bank and the ADB for the Rs 2 lakh crore project, ...
Local Press Report - 08/08/2018 - 09:30
7 Aug 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC The World Bank August 1 approved $11.5 Million USD additional loan financing to the Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project (CAHMP), supporting improved hydrometeorological services i ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 08:37
1 Aug 2018- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Canadian consultancy WSP Global is to buy professional services business Louis Berger for $400 Million USD. The acquisition will add 5,000 people to WSP’s workforce, predominantly strengthening t ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2018 - 15:15