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  1. Darfur Conflict: Water As A Tool For Peace

    30 Dec 2019- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat KHARTOUM, Sudan Human conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region has been described as “the first climate change war”. In 2007 the then United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said “Amid the diverse social and polit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  2. Water's Role In Coordination And Coherence Of Climate Action

    11 Dec 2019- 11:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROTTERDAM, Netherlands A new background paper produced for the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) describes “climate-resilient water management " as "the common ground and a unifying agenda for wate ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  3. GCA Recommends Action Areas For Water Resources Adaptation

    15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on ne ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:33

  4. 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

  5. Water Value Rises

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report DHAKA MENAFN In the wake of recent water-related disasters in Bangladesh, including water-logging and floods that displaced thousands of families, a high-level consultation in the capital Dhaka on valuing water will ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2017 - 10:49

  6. UN Agencies Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Matthew-Hit Parts of Haiti

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  7. Colwell Accepts Saudi Water Prize as Yemen Bombing Continues, Cholera Spreads

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Dr Rita Colwell was among eight scientists who this week accepted the prestigious, and lucrative biannual Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz International Prize for Water. A prize-giving c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:36

  8. ‘I’m Lake Urmia’ Petition Signed by 1.7m Iranians, Presented to UN

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Actor Reza Kianian presented the “I’m Lake Urmia” petition, signed by around 1.7 million Iranians, to the UN resident coordinator in Iran Gary Lewis, in Tehran on Monday. Access Climate Developme ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2016 - 07:07

  9. Haiti Cholera “Underreported”

    21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The extent of the cholera problem in Haiti in the aftermath of this month’s Hurricane Matthew may be underreported, according to David Nabarro, special advisor to the United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2016 - 08:53

  10. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  11. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  12. Ban and Obama Talk Syria and Climate in Goodbyes to UN

    21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:24

  13. Brazil Ratifies Paris Climate Agreement

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, on September 12th ratified the climate change agreement reached at COP21 in Paris last year. Brazil’s ratification follows those of the Unites States and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 09:59

  14. Haiti Cholera Surges Again as Funding Vanishes

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Fox News U.N.-led foreign funding has dried up for Haiti's fight against cholera, thought to have been introduced by Nepali peacekeepers, has triggered a reduction in prevention and treatment se ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2016 - 10:07

  15. China and US Formally Join Paris Climate Agreement

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report HANGZHOU Mashable UK On Sep. 3, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping officially committed their respective nations to the global climate pact during an early evening ceremony in Hangzhou, Chi ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:37