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  1. 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

  2. EC Announces More Humanitarian Aid for Sudan

    17 Jul 2015- 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced an additional $4.4 million USD in humanitarian assistance for Sudan. The aid will be used to help meet people’s urgent needs for food, water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2015 - 11:40

  3. EU Announces $70 Million for Humanitarian Response in Syria

    16 Jul 2015- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union on July 16th announced an additional $70.3 million USD as part of its humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis. "The humanitarian situation is going from bad to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2015 - 10:58

  4. EU, UNICEF Scale Up Efforts to Improve Water, Sanitation in Eastern Ukraine

    9 Jul 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union has provided half a million dollars to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to improve the water, sanitation and hygiene situation for residents of war-torn Eastern ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2015 - 10:02

  5. EWP Summit Urges Water Stewardship to Drive Sustainable Development

    6 Jul 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Water stewardship should be the basis for smart investment, and can drive sustainable development and ensure water security and economic growth, the Finnish Representation to the European ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2015 - 10:43

  6. EU Announces $16.6 Million in Humanitarian Aid for Eastern Ukraine

    2 Jul 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union on July 1st announced a new $16.6 million USD humanitarian aid package for residents of war-torn Eastern Ukraine. The funding will go toward provision of clean water, food, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:56

  7. EU to Provide $786 Million for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    12 Jun 2015- 09:56 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Latin American Herald Tribune The European Commission announced on Thursday at the summit of leaders from the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, or CELAC, that it ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2015 - 09:56

  8. UN Seeks $500 Million for Aid to Iraqis

    4 Jun 2015- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The United Nations this week appealed to the international community for nearly half a billion dollars to meet the needs of 5.6 million Iraqis affected by ongoing conflict for the next six ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:24

  9. Millions of Iraqis at Risk of Water-Borne Disease: WHO

    3 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland As more and more Iraqis are forced to flee their homes amid ongoing fighting, the internally displaced are at high risk of water-borne diseases, epecially during the summer months, the World ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2015 - 10:17

  10. EIP Water Announces 2016 Conference in Leeuwarden

    27 May 2015- 11:04 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EIP Water The 2016 Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water will be held on 10 February 2016 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, announced the EIP Water on 27 May 2015. This third EIP Water ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2015 - 11:04

  11. EC Promotes “Actionable Toolbox” for Climate-Friendly Investment

    16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) this week launched a new report that offers policymakers an “actionable toolbox for mobilizing private finance for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2015 - 10:38

  12. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Fills Important Niche

    15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Caixin Online The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will serve to ease the looming liquidity drought in infrastructure financing. As the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank move ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2015 - 10:41

  13. Karl Falkenberg: EU Needs to Step Up Water Management

    27 Mar 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Parliament Magazine This week's high level water conference in Brussels presented the EU's communication on the implementation of the water framework and floods directives, which was adopted ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:33

  14. EU Regulators Hit Germany Over Impacts on Czech Fisheries

    27 Mar 2015- 09:48 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Reuters EU regulators have referred Germany to the EU Court of Justice over a failure to look into alternative cooling processes at a coal-fired plant in Hamburg, operated by Vattenfall, in order to ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:48

  15. Liberia Launches $60 Million Appeal to Improve WASH in Schools

    11 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Liberian government has launched a $60 million USD appeal to fund water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities at schools throughout the country. Liberia’s schools have only just ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2015 - 10:00

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