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  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Every year world leaders, development professionals and water experts gather in Stockholm, Sweden for discussion of water- our planet’s most critical resource. This year’s gathering will occur from 28 August to 2 September and focus on
  • 26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Domestic wastewater could be a valuable resource for agricultural irrigation and energy production, and contribute to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a report released last week by the United Nations
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The South African government is looking to desalinationto help ease the country’s water problems, Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane said this week. "We have given the go-ahead through the Cabinet, a week ago, that
  • 25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden World leaders described the urgent pressure many countries are facing with regard to future water supply at the opening of the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm this week. "As the leader of my country I cannot look my people in
  • 5 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden During this year’s World Water Week, Professor John Briscoe of South Africa was awarded the Stockholm Water Prize for his work in both global and local water management, which showed an “unwavering commitment to improving the lives of
  • 4 Sep 2014- 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden At Stockholm’s 24th World World Water Week, OOSKAnews CEO David Duncan spoke with Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Senior Director for the World Bank Group’s Global Water Practice, to discuss the interrelationships between water and other sectors,
  • 4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden US-based multinational food and beverage corporation PepsiCo announced during World Water Week in Stockholm that it has developed a new data management and modeling tool, Hydro-BID, in partnership with the Inter-American Development
  • 4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Water is becoming more scarce in Mongolia, resulting in a need to include water management in the country’s energy and mining development plans, according to a new study from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Mongolia’s Ministry of
  • 4 Sep 2014- 09:42 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM World Water Week Hayley Todesco from Canada received the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize today for inventing a method that uses sand filters to treat oil contaminated water and recover water for reuse. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
  • 2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Water is a platform for growth, for other sectors and for society as a whole, Professor John Briscoe, winner of the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize, said at the opening of World Water Week in Stockholm. “Developing countries face big
  • 19 Aug 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s Superintendency of Sanitation Services (SISS) last week signed an agreement with the Fundacion Chile-- a non-profit corporation created by the Chilean government and ITT Corporation-- to participate in the SuizAgua program, which
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Mongolia has taken steps to join the Global Water Partnership (GWP), an international network that works to foster integrated water resources management. The Mongolian Water Partnership late last week decided it would formally apply
  • 5 Sep 2013- 10:02 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM World Water Week The students Naomi Estay and Omayra Toro from Chile received the 2013 Stockholm Junior Water Prize today for their work on how living organisms can help clean oil spills in extremely low temperatures. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria
  • 17 Oct 2012- 08:51 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Global Water Partnership Sending a clear signal of his commitment to the role of water in human development, President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj of Mongolia visited the Global Water Partnership (GWP) Global Secretariat on 10 October 2012, as part of
  • Public safety and security organization AGT International has called on governments around the world to give a higher priority to flood management in order to enhance water security and save lives.

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