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8 Apr 2020- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Large part ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2020 - 15:31
25 Mar 2020- 09:14 by Local Press Report GENEVA Middle East Monitor The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called to support the provision of clean water in Yemen in order to protect the country’s population from the spread of disea ...
Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:14
19 Mar 2020- 08:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland In light of global spread of the coronavirus and following instructions from national authorities and guidance from the World Health Organization, certain World Water Day (22 March) observanc ...
Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:04
3 Mar 2020- 09:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand New research from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) released 27 February has examined the impact of water scarcity as a contributing factor to internal displacement in souther ...
Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:51
5 Feb 2020- 05:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland In 2018, over 17 million people were displaced from their homes, with over 90 percent fleeing weather and climate-related disasters according to The United Nations Office for Disaster Relief R ...
Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:41
3 Feb 2020- 13:47 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland An annual assessment of global online media coverage of "underreported" humanitarian crises, many related to water challenges, indicates increasing linkage between such events and ma ...
Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:56
22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological O ...
Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:10
15 Jan 2020- 08:06 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new report from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL) examines the effect of regulations with respect to natural resources (specifically, water). The authors suggest that ...
Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:08
19 Dec 2019- 09:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand Natasha Carmi, Lead Water Advisor, Geneva Water Hub, speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview (LINK) Two years ago, the Global High ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02
15 Dec 2019- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland During November's Geneva Peace Week, the International Secretariat for Water/ Solidarity for Water (ISE-SIW-ISA) organized a multi-faceted “Intergenerational Dialogue on Water and Peace” ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02
2 Dec 2019- 07:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new WWF report calls on financial institutions to start valuing water and taking steps to mitigate worsening water risks to their investments. "Freshwater risks & opportunities: an ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:24
2 Dec 2019- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) are concerned about a possible humanitarian crisis in northern Syria arising from a lack of access t ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 10:54
10 Nov 2019- 09:54 by Local Press Report GENEVA Swiss Info Swiss lakes offer huge potential as renewable energy sources that can be used to cool and heat buildings. Geneva is expanding a pioneering thermal exchange project to help meet its climate goals, ...
Local Press Report - 11/10/2019 - 09:54
15 Additional Nations From Africa, The Middle-East, Asia, Latin America Show Interest In Joining UNECE Water Convention
20 Nov 2019- 11:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has announced that an additional 15 countries have expressed interest in joining the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transbou ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:27
High Mountain Summit Calls For Action On Ecosystems Essential To Global Water, Food Energy Security.
5 Nov 2019- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A "High Mountain Summit", convened by the World Meterological Organization (WMO), has issued a call for action to protect the earth’s glaciers, snow, permafrost and associated ecos ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2019 - 09:12