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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. EU Approves More Humanitarian Aid for Yemen

    15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced more funds to support humanitarian efforts in war-torn Yemen. The $16 million USD in new funding will bring the EC’s total humanitarian support to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:17

  8. EU Targets 65 Percent Household Waste Recycling by 2030

    3 Dec 2015- 08:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Reuters The European Union aims to ensure that 65 percent of household waste is recycled by 2030, up from less than half currently, under revised new waste management rules proposed on Wednesday. The ...

    Local Press Report - 12/03/2015 - 08:29

  9. Donor Conference Seeks Support for Returning Somali Refugees

    22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Delegates from more than 40 countries and organizations gathered in Brussels on October 21st for a pledging conference aimed at mobilizing international support for the voluntary return and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/22/2015 - 10:01

  10. 2016 EIP Water Conference to Look at How Water Innovation Is Succeeding in Europe

    12 Oct 2015- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Registration opens on October 13th for the 2016 Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water), to be held on February 10, 2016 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. This, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:16

  11. EU, Peru to Sign $45 Million Agreement for Development Program

    7 Oct 2015- 11:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union and the Peruvian government are expected to sign a $45 million USD agreement in the coming days to support Peru’s National Development and Social Inclusion Strategy, the EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2015 - 11:31

  12. EC to Rule Next Month on Compensation for Polish Farmers

    28 Aug 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Radio Poland EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan announced on Wednesday that a decision could be adopted on 7 September during a meeting of agricultural ministers of all EU countries. Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2015 - 08:48

  13. Europe Facing Worst Drought in a Dozen Years

    25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The drought currently affecting much of Europe-- particularly Hungary, the Czech Republic, France, Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), Germany, and the northern areas of Italy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2015 - 10:02

  14. EC Announces $13 Million in Aid for Yemen

    6 Aug 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on August 5th announced another $13 million USD in aid for Yemen. Of that total, $11 million USD will used for health, food, water, sanitation and shelter services, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2015 - 10:42

  15. EU Bans Chemical Used in Textile Production

    23 Jul 2015- 09:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Guardian EU member states have agreed to ban a toxic substance widely found in clothing because it poses an “unacceptable risk” to the environment.Countries unanimously voted in favour of extending ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2015 - 09:05

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