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  1. Distance Learning Course "International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers" between 21 October and 22 December 2019

    17 Oct 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new online course in International Water Law and Transboundary Aquifers has been developed by the Geneva Water Hub and the Platform for International Water Law of the University of Geneva ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2019 - 07:57

  2. Launch Of Global Media Platform “The Water Diplomat”

    10 Oct 2019- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Geneva Water Hub and OOSKAnews hosted an international press conference at the Geneva Water Hub 4 October to launch the global media platform “The Water Diplomat”. Footage of the press ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2019 - 10:35

  3. Number Of People Displaced By Climate Disasters Rises Dramatically

    17 Sep 2019- 06:58 by Local Press Report GENEVA Insider According to a report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center, which compiles data on diaspora from governments, the United Nations, and media reports, a record number of disasters displaced p ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:45

  4. Water Diplomacy Talks-- "The Geneva List of Principles On The Protection Of Water Infrastructure"

    15 Sep 2019- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hub speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2019 - 10:38

  5. 500 Million Threatened By Desertification

    12 Aug 2019- 01:03 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new special report on climate change and land use August 8, part of a series of such examinations authorized by the United Nations designed ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:40

  6. July Hottest Month Ever; Human Impact Contributes; Greenland Melts; Europe Burns

    4 Aug 2019- 09:06 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Copernicus Climate Change Programme data indicates that July 2019 equalled, if not surpassed, the hottest month on record. June was also the hottest June on rec ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 09:07

  7. Leaked IPCC Report: Change Food Production To Save The World

    4 Aug 2019- 11:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA The Guardian Attempts to solve the climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from only cars, factories and power plants are doomed to failure, scientists will warn this week. A leaked draft of a report on cl ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2019 - 11:17

  8. Change Of Ownership At Sustainable Water Fund

    30 Jul 2019- 10:58 by Local Press Report BASEL Swiss independent asset manager Tareno will take over sustainable water fund from Vontobel Asset Management as of 1 September 2019. Following a successful transition phase since April 2019, Vontobel Fund II- ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 10:58

  9. UN Water: Policy Brief On Climate Change Crisis

    28 Jul 2019- 06:07 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland Describing the linkage between water challenges and climate change, a new UN Water Policy Brief calls for increased investment in improved hydrological data, institutions and governance, education and ca ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:41

  10. Biologists Demand Safeguards For Environment In Conflict

    25 Jul 2019- 08:18 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland Twenty-two scientists from Europe, the United States and Africa are calling on governments support the notion of the United Nations' International Law Commission to protect the environment in armed ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:35

  11. Poor People Will Suffer Most From Climate Change

    26 Jun 2019- 08:06 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty. The June 25 report points out that clim ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:43

  12. "Water Diplomacy Talks"- Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace; "We Are All Water Diplomats"!

    19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHLPWP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview.   The Global High- ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 07:32

  13. Geneva Water Hub "Water Talks": Dam Challenges In The Euphrates-Tigris Basin

    9 Jun 2019- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Transboundary water relations in the Euphrates-Tigris basin have been marked with political confrontations among the riparian states, namely Turkey, Syria and Iraq, mainly due to uncoordinat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2019 - 06:52

  14. Green Infrastructure Is Best Solution For Preventing Disasters

    19 May 2019- 12:36 by Local Press Report GENEVA UN Environment UN Member States today called for increased investments in ecosystem-based solutions for disaster prevention. The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, held in Geneva, Switzerland from ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2019 - 12:36

  15. New Guidance Helps Investors Assess Climate Change, Climate Action Implications

    13 May 2019- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), in consultation with twenty leading investment vehicles, has launched a comprehensive investor guidance document to help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2019 - 07:17

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