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  1. "Leaving No One Behind": 2019 United Nations World Water Development Report

    19 Mar 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019  (WWDR), launched March 19 with the theme "Leaving No One Behind", argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2019 - 07:18

  2. The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal Discuss Joint Management Of Shared Aquifer System

    4 Mar 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In a first-of-its-kind meeting, representatives of the four countries sharing the Senegal-Mauitania aquifer met in in February in a transboundary collaboration to exchange the current state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2019 - 05:32

  3. Climate Change Crises Under-reported By Mainstream Media

    24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2019 - 08:42

  4. New Functionality Of "Water Risk Filter" Will Encourage Big-Picture Thinking, Actions

    20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:08

  5. Red Cross Chief Blames Climate Change, Water Stress For Niger, Mali Violence

    23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also eff ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2019 - 06:49

  6. Lessons For Transboundary Aquifer Management In The Southern Americas

    2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland At the November 29 event in Geneva celebrating forty years of the Genevois Aquifer Agreement, OOSKAnews caught up with international delegate Luiz Amore, former Head of Foreign Affairs of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2019 - 12:30

  7. Shared Management of Water Resources: A Pioneer Experience

    2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2019 - 12:10

  8. Forty Years Of Transboundary Aquifer Cooperation

    2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerand Hydrogeologist Gabriel de los Cobos, Service of Geology, Soil and Waste of the State of Geneva spoke to OOSKAnews on the occasion of the forty year anniversary of transboundary governance of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2019 - 12:10

  9. A Triumph Of Innovation And Governance: Forty Years Of Cooperation On The Transboundary Genevois Aquifer

    16 Dec 2018- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2018 - 10:07

  10. Ecuador: OHCHR Calls For Prioritization Of Indigenous People's Rights Over Resource Extraction

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:17

  11. OOSKAnews Talks- Francois Munger, Director, Geneva Water Hub: "A Matter of Survival"- One Year On

    1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2019 - 10:17

  12. Somalia Cholera Outbreak Hits Internal Displaced Persons

    12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organization The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative to ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 10:11

  13. Urgent Action Required To Preserve Wetlands

    27 Sep 2018- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests with severe consequences for our future unless urgent action is taken to ensure their survival, warns a new report by the Ramsar Co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2018 - 06:40

  14. Senegal Joins Transboundary Water Convention

    20 Sep 2018- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland Senegal has become the second country outside the pan-European region to sign the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention). In do ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/20/2018 - 07:23

  15. Climate Variability Is "Key Driver" Of World Hunger: UN

    12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31

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