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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
10 Feb 2020- 06:33 by Local Press Report BERN Swiss Info Drinking water in at least a third of Switzerland’s 26 cantons, mostly in the central part of the country, contains above-recommended levels of the banned pesticide chlorothalonil. On Wednesday, Swi ...
Local Press Report - 02/10/2020 - 06:33
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
29 Jan 2020- 07:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat DAVOS, Switzerland For the tenth year in a row, water crises as defined by the World Economic Forum (WEF) rank among the top 10 global risks in terms of likelihood and impact, while for the first time in the sur ...
Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:09
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
25 Oct 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, Switzerland The International Secretariat for Water and Solidarity Water Europe will host an Intergenerational Dialogue on Water and Peace (7 November) during Geneva Peace Week. The organisations join ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 12:04