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  1. US Will Host A Climate Summit In First Quarter Of 2021

    17 Dec 2020- 11:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat Glasgow, Scotland United States President-elect Joe Biden has announced that the US will host a climate summit of the world’s major economies before the end of March 2021. Biden has already committed the US re-j ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Disastrous Climate Damage Continued In 2020

    17 Dec 2020- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meterological Organization (WMO) assesses that 2020 is on track to be the second warmest year in the most recent decade, with the warmest six years being since 2015. Preliminary inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  3. Conflict And The Environment Are Deeply Interlinked: Guterres

    10 Nov 2020- 08:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations Secretary-General has called for better management of natural resources and ecosystems to pave a path towards peace in war-torn societies and help crisis-affected co ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  4. UN Launches SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework

    15 Jul 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined UN-Water Chair, Gilbert Huongbo 9 July in the launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) Global Acceleration Framewor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:39

  5. Guterres: "The Solution Is Clear"

    26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:56

  6. "We Have To Aim High In Glasgow": Guterres

    12 Mar 2020- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2020 - 12:08

  7. Guterres Calls For Indus Waters To Be Used As A "Tool For Peace And Not War"

    21 Feb 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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 to ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:49

  8. Haiti Has Been Free Of Cholera For A Year

    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

  9. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    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

  10. Guterres' Climate Change Message To The World

    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

  11. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    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

  12. One In Four Health Care Facilities Lacks Basic Water Services

    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

  13. Water-borne Disease Expected In Wake Of Cyclone Idai

    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

  14. 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

  15. Erik Solheim Resigns As UNEP Chief After Travel Expenses Audit; Joyce Myusa Steps Up As Acting Head

    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