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  1. EC Proposes Mediterranean Research Partnership for Food and Water Sustainability

    19 Oct 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The European Commission On October 18, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area-PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2016 - 07:29

  2. Bulgaria and Slovakia Pursued by Europe for Nitrate Infractions

    30 Sep 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has called on Bulgaria and Slovakia to comply with EU water legislation against nitrate pollution in a “factsheet” released on 29th September. The EC issues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2016 - 11:24

  3. European Commission Urged to Withdraw Patronage from Israeli Water Conference

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Middle East Monitor In a letter signed by dozens of trade unions, the European Commission (EC) is being urged by dozens of trade unions to withdraw its patronage from an Israeli water conference being held ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:33

  4. EU Must Do More to Safeguard Surface Water

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EurActiv EU lawmakers should do more to protect surface water sources from contamination. This is vital for ensuring a supply of clean and safe drinking water for us now and in the future. Water operators ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

  5. EU Provides EUR 150,000 in Aid to Macedonia after Floods

    15 Aug 2016- 08:00 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Sofia News Agency The European Commission has announced EUR 150,000 in fresh humanitarian aid to help people affected by the recent deadly floods in Macedonia. Development Aid Disasters Brussels Macedonia ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2016 - 10:00

  6. UNESCO Urges Halt to Oil Exploration in Lake Malawi

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UNESCO’s World Heritage Center has requested that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. The decision to act was reached at the World Heritage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  7. EU Launches $225 Million Worth of Projects to Support Syrian Refugees, Host Communities

    23 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The EU Regional Trust Fund has launched $225.5 million USD worth of new projects to support Syrian refugees and their host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. The funds include $186 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 10:18

  8. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  9. EU Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid for Ecuador Quake Victims

    27 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:55

  10. Report Finds Europe's Swimming Water Quality Has Continuously Improved

    25 May 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission The annual bathing water report published today proves the value of the legislation and the years of investment in waste water infrastructure and other pollution reduction measures. It ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2016 - 08:50

  11. EU Provides Another $22 Million for Humanitarian Response in Eastern Ukraine

    16 Mar 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on March 16th announced a new $22 million USD humanitarian aid package for those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, bringing its total humanitarian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/16/2016 - 10:29

  12. EEB Launches Fundraising Campaign for Ecuador Oil Pollution Victims

    29 Feb 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Environmental Bureau On behalf of more than 30,000 indigenous people and farmers affected by one of the biggest oil-spills in history, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) today launched a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/29/2016 - 09:29

  13. Droughts, Floods Dominated Disaster Trends in 2015: UN

    12 Feb 2016- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some 98.6 million people worldwide were affected by disasters in 2015, and climate was a factor in 92 percent of those events, according to a new analysis released this week by the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2016 - 10:30

  14. EU Auditors Find Little Improvement in Danube River's Water Quality

    26 Jan 2016- 09:47 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Xinhua There has been little improvement in water quality along the Danube, despite countries in the river basin implementing the European Union (EU) water framework directive since 2004, according to a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2016 - 09:48

  15. OOSKAnews Voices: Water Innovation Hubs? Here’s an Overview

    16 Dec 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2015 - 10:01

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