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  1. The Cruel Confluences Of Climate Change And Conflict

    15 Jul 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new policy report from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) explores how people deal with the combination of conflict and climate risks, and how they cope and adapt. The repo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:33

  2. SDG 6 Global Action Framework To Launch

    7 Jul 2020- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland UN-Water has announced the launch of a SDG 6 Global Action Framework designed to mobilise action across governments, civil society, private sector and the United Nations system. The objectiv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2020 - 09:17

  3. WASH Actors Call For Fulfillment Of Support Committed To Yemen

    25 Jun 2020- 06:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland An open letter, signed by thirty international agencies and charitable organisations, pleads for fulfilment of commitments for aid to Yemen. The 15 June letter "rom "The Water, Sani ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:16

  4. UNICEF Emphasises Urgency Of WASH Appeal For Yemen

    17 Jun 2020- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland UNICEF has renewed its appeal for emergency funding to provide basic humanitarian aid for the people and children, in particular, of Yemen. At 12 June, the Fund's appeal for $479 Milli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2020 - 06:34

  5. UN Experts Urge Japan To Delay Decision On Release Of Radioactive Fukushima Water

    11 Jun 2020- 09:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Experts at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have urged the Government of Japan to delay any decision regarding the release of radioactive water from ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:20

  6. NGO Will Advocate Integration Of Human Water, Sanitation Rights Into Governance Systems

    28 May 2020- 10:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Human Right 2 Water, a new international NGO launched in Switzerland 26 May, will provide a critical knowledge hub for the integration of human rights to water and sanitation into governance ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:21

  7. Water Considerations In Renewable Energy Decision-making

    28 May 2020- 07:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand A new report from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) examines linkages between renewable energy and nature and food production and calls for integration of multi-sectora ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:16

  8. "Super Cyclonic Storm" Amphan Threatens India And Bangladesh

    19 May 2020- 05:12 by Local Press Report GENEVA World Meteorological Association Tropical cyclone Amphan intensified rapidly in the Bay of Bengal to become a “Super Cyclonic Storm” – the equivalent of a strong Category 4/weak Category 5 on the Saffir Simp ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 05:12

  9. Water Diplomacy Voices: COVID-19 Shows Why Protecting Water In Conflict is Vital

    12 May 2020- 07:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand Access to water is critical for civilians in conflict zones. Yet all too often, water infrastructure is damaged or deliberately targeted. In an effort to strengthen the norms intended to prote ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 09:57

  10. Strong, Coordinated Response Required To Address Displacement Caused By Somalia Flooding

    12 May 2020- 14:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has reported  (8 May statement by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley) that excessive seasonal flooding, a crippled economy, impending des ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:06

  11. Record Numbers Are Displaced In Their Own Countries Due to Climate Change, Conflict And Disasters

    6 May 2020- 06:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) shows a new record of over 50 million internally displaced people, globally. The Global Report on Internal Displacement (GR ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:00

  12. UN-Water Collates Member And Partner Statements On COVID Pandemic

    15 Apr 2020- 09:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland While there is no single United Nations entity dedicated exclusively to water issues, over 30 UN organisations carry out water and sanitation programmes, reflecting the fact that water issues ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:09

  13. UNHCR Accelerates COVID-19 Support For Displaced Persons In Africa, Asia

    15 Apr 2020- 07:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland East, Horn And Great Lakes Region Of Africa The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has confirmed its new measures to increase capacity to prevent, treat and limit the potential spread of COVID-19 in r ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:07

  14. Deterioration In Weather Data Gathering Due To Coronavirus

    8 Apr 2020- 07:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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 parts ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:57

  15. Yemen: Safe Water Crucial To Control Spread Of Diseases

    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

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