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  1. UN Human Rights Chief Urges Governments to End Discrimination in Water and Sanitation Access

    27 Oct 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called on governments around the world to acknowledge safe drinking water and sanitation as human rights, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2015 - 10:45

  2. UN Sounds Alarm Over Health, Ecological Impacts of Wastewater

    4 Feb 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Unregulated liquid waste discharges pose a serious threat to human and ecological health, UN-Water warned in a new report released on February 2nd. The Rapid Assessment Report on Waste Water Mana ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2015 - 10:51

  3. Funding Gaps Limit Progress in Achieving Universal Water, Sanitation Access: UN

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Insufficient financing overall, funding gaps in rural areas, weak national capacity, gaps in monitoring, and neglect for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools and health facilitie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:17

  4. Global Water Demand to Increase 55 Percent by 2050: UN

    24 Mar 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Global demand for freshwater is expected to increase by about 55 percent by 2050, largely due to the increased demand in manufacturing (400 percent), thermal electricity generation (140 percent) a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2014 - 10:23

  5. 2001-2010 Was a Decade of Weather Extremes: UN

    5 Jul 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The decade of 2001-2010 saw “unprecedented high-impact climate extremes” across the planet, with floods, droughts and hurricanes killing 370,000 people, a 20 percent increase over the previo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2013 - 10:06

  6. WMO, GWP Launch Integrated Drought Management Program

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) teamed up this week to launch an Integrated Drought Management Program that will focus on monitoring and preventing this growing global concern. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2013 - 10:09

  7. International Community Must Step Up Engagement in Water Security: UN Roundtable

    The International community must step up its efforts in water security, participants heard at a UN General Assembly roundtable discussion on September 25. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  8. UN, EC Launch Disaster Relief, Climate Change Program for Western Balkans, Turkey

    31 Aug 2012- 11:18 by Local Press Report Geneva Kuwait News Agency The United nations, European Commission and national authorities have on August 31 launched a new project in the Western Balkans and Turkey that will reduce disaster risks and increase res ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2012 - 11:21

  9. WMO Calls on Countries to Implement Drought Plans

    21 Aug 2012- 08:43 by Local Press Report Geneva Associated Press Top officials with the U.N. weather agency say there’s an urgent need for nations to adopt drought-management policies as farmers from Africa to India struggle with lack of rainfall and the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  10. Rio+20 Opens; UN-Water Pushes Integrated Management

    20 Jun 2012- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brazil, RIO DE JANIERO The UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, started this morning with the arrival of around 120 heads of state, and opening formalities. Loïc Fauchon, president of the World Wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  11. Food, Water Security Among Top Priority Areas for Climate Services Framework

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:40