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  1. Mali Peace Agreements Aim To Reduce Community Violence Over Land, Water Access

    9 Feb 2021- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Three peace agreements were signed in Mali during January in a bid to end violence among communites that has plagued the circle of Koro in the centre of the country. The terms of the agreeme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2021 - 08:10

  2. Global Systemic Risks: Comparing The Water Crisis To COVID-19

    4 Feb 2021- 10:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The world knows that water crises are happening, that their risks are worsening and that their impact is substantial.  Yet little action is being taken and the fallout from a lack of preparati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/08/2021 - 11:37

  3. "Major Gaps": COVID Exposes Inadequate WASH Provision In Healthcare Facilities

    17 Dec 2020- 10:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organisaton (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) say in a new report that a lack of water and sanitation services at health care facilities has placed additional risk of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  4. Disastrous Climate Damage Continued In 2020

    17 Dec 2020- 10:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meterological Organization (WMO) assesses that 2020 is on track to be the second warmest year in the most recent decade, with the warmest six years being since 2015. Preliminary inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  5. How Climate Change Is A Driver Of Human Displacement

    8 Dec 2020- 09:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA UNHCR Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world. In 2019, weather-related hazards triggered some 24.9 million ...

    Local Press Report - 12/08/2020 - 09:50

  6. UNICEF Issues Record $6.4 Billion USD Emergency Fund Appeal In The Year Of COVID, Conflict, Climate Crises

    11 Dec 2020- 08:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland UNICEF issued its annual funding appeal on 3 December, seeking an unprecedented $6.5 Billion USD to meet needs through 2021. This is an increase of about 35 Percent more than requested for 20 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  7. World Is "Alarmingly Off-track" To Deliver Sanitation Goals

    28 Nov 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF launched a report on global sanitation conditions and provided an assessment of investment required in order t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  8. COVID-19: Prioritising WASH Services In Preparation For Return To Schools

    18 Nov 2020- 06:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland More than 60 Percent of the world’s school-age children have been, or are, affected by ongoing school closures, with most having missed out on at least one term of learning, says a new report ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  9. First Latin America, Caribbean Environmental And Human Rights Treaty

    13 Nov 2020- 10:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights UN human rights experts welcomed the impending entry into force of the first environmental human rights treaty in Latin America and the Caribbea ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2020 - 11:03

  10. New UN Rapporteur Urges Guarantee Of Safe Water Access To All

    10 Nov 2020- 07:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland In his first official address as the third UN special rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Pedro Arrojo-Agudo has said that “to shut the door on the spread of ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  11. African Finance Ministers Discuss Water And Sanitation Investment

    10 Nov 2020- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has described discussions between health, water and finance ministers as among the most important meetings of the year.  ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  12. The Harmful Environmental Impacts Of War

    10 Nov 2020- 07:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new, jointly-produced report from a diverse group of organisations working on human rights, peacebuilding and environmental issues has been launched to demonstrate the breadth and complexit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 12:58

  13. "50L Home Coalition" To Address Water Scarcity, Climate Change

    3 Nov 2020- 07:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The newly launched 50L Home Coalition is a “global action-oriented platform” that aims to address water security and climate change. Convened by the 2030 Water Resources Group, World Business ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  14. Urban Water Risk Scenarios: How Climate Change Will Hit Where You Live

    3 Nov 2020- 08:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Environmental organisation WWF has released analysis of new water risk scenarios for 100 cities around the world. The city risk analysis, released on World Cities Day (31 October), includes sc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  15. “Staggering Rise” In Climate-Related Disasters During The Last 20 Years

    18 Oct 2020- 07:17 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century, says a new report by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), published to mark 13 October&# ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

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