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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. More Afghans Displaced By Drought Than Conflict, UN says

    11 Sep 2018- 11:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA Reuters A total of 275,000 people have been displaced by drought in western Afghanistan- 52,000 more than the number uprooted by conflict this year- with over two million threatened by the effects of water s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2018 - 11:50

  12. 19 Percent Of Global GDP Comes From Watersheds With High To Very High Water Risk

    31 Aug 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Nearly a quarter of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Asia and a fifth of the GDP in Africa lies within watersheds with high to very high water risk according to a new WWF Report.  "Valu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2018 - 09:15

  13. WWF Issues New Water Stewardship Brief

    22 Aug 2018- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF this week released an “update” of its 2013 Water Stewardship Brief paper. The initial document outlined a vision of water stewardship, but was also intended to be a roadmap for ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/22/2018 - 09:42

  14. OOSKAnews Voices- Stuart Orr, WWF: Unprecedented Wave Of New Dams Could Spell Disaster Far Beyond Laos

    27 Jul 2018- 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest "opinion columns" written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. Stuart Orr, Leader of WWF’s Freshwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2018 - 10:03

  15. WMO Emphasizes Importance Of Data In Water Management

    29 Jun 2018- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is revamping its strategy on water in order to address unprecedented challenges posed by water stress, floods and droughts and lack of access to clean sup ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 12:32

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