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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
26 Jan 2020- 11:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Haiti reached the milestone this week of an entire year free from any new cases of deadly waterborne disease cholera following a nine-year long outbreak in the country that affected ov ...
Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:19
2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23
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 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25
4 Apr 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Approximately 25 percent of health care facilities globally lack basic water services while 20 percent have either unimproved toilets or no toilets at all. Only about 55 percent of facilitie ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:44
26 Mar 2019- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRA, Mozambique Governments and humanitarian agencies have warned of the risk of water-borne diseases in the wake of Cyclone Idai. The death toll has risen above 750 in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi which ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2019 - 09:40
New UNEP Chief Has Strong Water Background; Replaces Predecessor Who Resigned Over Dodgy Expenses Claims
24 Feb 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has confirmed Inger Andersen of Denmark February 21 to a four-year term as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2019 - 07:15
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
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
14 May 2018- 13:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY The United Nations General Assembly approved May 10 a resolution establishing a framework for a global pact for the environment, an initiative put forward by French President Emmanuel Macron last ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17
8 May 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli media outlet Haaretz is posing potentially awkward questions in the last 2 weeks about the relationship between “Watergen”, a start-up water technology company, and the country’s Prime ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18
22 Mar 2018- 15:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New YORK NY Climate Change is Adding to The Pressure; Risk of Intensified Disputes and Tensions Between Nations; Quite Simply, Water is a Matter of Life And Death; Call To Action On WASH; Women And Girls Suffe ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2018 - 15:39
15 Mar 2018- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC “Making Every Drop Count: An Agenda for Water Action”, released March 14 as the “outcome report” of a High Level Panel on Water of 11 Heads of State and a Special Advisor, calls for a fundamental ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2018 - 08:07