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  1. Netherlands Considers Legalisation Of "Water Cremation"

    23 Nov 2020- 09:05 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE EuroWeekly According to Dutch law, a body of a deceased person can be buried, cremated or donated to science but the Government in the Netherlands is considering approval of water cremation, a relatively ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2020 - 08:29

  2. Human Rights And Water Security In Our Uncertain Times

    1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  3. IWA World Water Congress Postponed To 2021

    19 May 2020- 05:11 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE International Water Association Due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is being postponed and will now take place on 9-14 May 2021. It will ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 05:11

  4. Hydro-hegemony Conference Discusses Representation And Power Structures

    10 Nov 2019- 09:53 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Flows Representation matters in water cooperation. It relates to who sits at the table, and who decides what the problem is and how it should be addressed. It also relates to which perspectives are promot ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2019 - 09:53

  5. Netherlands Invests $600 Million USD In Flood Defenses To Adapt To Climate Change

    24 Sep 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Euro News The Afsluitdijk – one of the low-lying Netherlands' key sea defences – has been taking a battering for 87 years. With climate change bringing more powerful storms and rising sea levels, the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:24

  6. New Dutch Sovereign Green Bonds Oversubscribed By Factor Of Four

    24 May 2019- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands In a first of its kind for the Netherlands, almost $6 Billion USD in AAA-rated Dutch Sovereign Green Bonds were issued May 21. Maturing in 2040, investors with registered Environmental, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2019 - 09:09

  7. Netherlands Calls For Development Programming Sensitive To Both Conflict And Climate

    8 May 2019- 09:27 by Local Press Report The Hague ICRC Climate Center The Dutch government last week called for “more and better [development] programming that is both conflict- and climate-sensitive”. The Director General for International Cooperation at ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2019 - 09:27

  8. Netherlands Invests In Larger Reservoirs To Combat Drought

    6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE NLTimes While perhaps more commonly known for floods than droughts, The Netherlands is allocating seven million euros to combat excessively dry seasons in the country. The money will be used to build large ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2019 - 05:18

  9. "International Military Council on Climate and Security" Announced

    24 Feb 2019- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands A new "International Military Council on Climate and Security" (IMCSS) aims to drive communications and policy in support of actions on the security implications of a changing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:34

  10. Netherlands Supports WWF In Seed Funding For Wastewater Projects In Myanmar, Zambia

    19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE WWF Myanmar and Zambia both face a major stumbling block – not a lack of private sector funds but a lack of viable, sustainable bankable water projects for companies and financial institutions to invest i ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2019 - 07:06

  11. New “Global Commission” Will Accelerate Climate Adaptation Action; “Flagship Report” Expected Within 12 Months

    16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Gl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2018 - 13:40

  12. Nicaragua Must Pay Costa Rica $380,000 USD for Wetlands Damage and Withdraw Troops

    5 Feb 2018- 07:54 by Local Press Report The Hague The Tico Times The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague ruled Friday that Costa Rica owns the north side of Isla Portillo and that Nicaragua must end its military presence in the area. The rul ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2018 - 07:54

  13. Water Footprint Network Projects Soybean Disruption

    8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Climate Central Water scarcity half a world away caused by climate change could push up prices for meat and dairy products in Europe by disrupting supplies of soybean, which is widely used as feed for live ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:51

  14. Water Footprint: Key to Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Water Footprint Network Water Footprint Network has published Water Footprint Profiles of seven Sub-Saharan African countries: Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique and Rwanda. This is the first ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2016 - 12:28

  15. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

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