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  1. Greatest Threats To Our World Are Water-related

    29 Jan 2020- 07:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAVOS, Switzerland For the tenth year in a row, water crises as defined by the World Economic Forum (WEF) rank among the top 10 global risks in terms of likelihood and impact, while for the first time in the sur ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:09

  2. Greta Thunberg Phenomenon: Juncker Pledges A Quarter Of EU Spending To Climate Change Mitigation, Slams Trump

    22 Feb 2019- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker has proposed that a quarter of all European Union (EU) spending should be directed to mitigation of climate change. Juncker was respondi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2019 - 08:27

  3. 27 Corporates Make CDP's "A List" For Responsibility In Water Security; 647 on the "F List"

    28 Jan 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released the findings of its annual survey of companies' environmental responsibility, with 27 corporates including Gap, Ford and L'Oréal  m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2019 - 09:20

  4. Obama Intervened Over Iraq's Mosul Dam

    23 Mar 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Reuters On Jan. 21, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iraq's prime minister in Davos, Switzerland, and handed him a personal note from President Barack Obama pleading for urgent action ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2016 - 08:16

  5. UN, World Bank, Partners Form Heads of State Panel on Water

    22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland A new Heads of State Panel on Water, which aims to mobilize support for the water-related UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the top political level, was announced this week during t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2016 - 10:40

  6. Matt Damon Discusses Global Water Crisis

    21 Jan 2015- 10:48 by Local Press Report DAVOS USA Today The World Economic Forum has identified the water crisis-- lack of access to and global shortage of-- as the most pressing risk the planet faces over the next 10 years in terms of societal impact. D ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2015 - 10:48

  7. Water Crisis a Top Global Risk: World Economic Forum

    16 Jan 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Water crisis and international conflict are among the top 10 global risks for 2015, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Its “ Global Risks 2015 ” report, released this week ahead o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2015 - 10:51

  8. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  9. PepsiCo to Invest $5 Billion in Mexico

    24 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report DAVOS PepsiCo (Press Release) PepsiCo, Inc. today announced plans to invest $5 billion in Mexico over the next five years. The investment is designed to further strengthen PepsiCo's food and beverage business ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2014 - 09:57

  10. Matt Damon Receive World Economic Forum Award for Water Charity

    24 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report DAVOS Bloomberg Business Week Matt Damon has received plenty of awards but probably never one quite like this. In Davos today, the movie star was honored by the World Economic Forum for his work as co-founder of Wa ...

    Local Press Report - 01/24/2014 - 09:57

  11. Cost of Not Fighting Desertification Greater Than Cost of Prevention: UNCCD

    It costs the world some $490 billion USD a year to combat land degradation, significantly more than what it would cost to prevent it, according to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, which held its second Scientific Conference on dese ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  12. Azeri President Holds Talks With GDF Suez Chief at Davos

    25 Jan 2013- 09:40 by Local Press Report DAVOS News.az (Azerbaijan) President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met deputy chairman and president of GDF Suez Jean Francois Sirelly in Davos on 24 January. According to the official website for the President of Aze ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2013 - 10:03

  13. Mexico's ICA Seeks $800 Million

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    Local Press Report - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  14. World Economic Forum Opens; Report Says $700 Billion USD Needed for Climate Change

    The World Economic Forum’s 2013 opened in Davos on January 22, under the theme “Resilient Dynamism.” ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2013 - 10:20

  15. World Is “Playing Games” With Water Management: Biswas

    The biggest problem in water management, according to National University of Singapore Professor Asit Biswas, is that “the world is playing games.” ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 19:15

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