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  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is crucial to ensuring that economic growth does
  • 28 Mar 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistani provincial official has said neighboring India is not stealing water from Pakistan, and blamed her country’s water problems on poor planning and short-sightedness. Speaking at a March 22 seminar organized by Pakistan
  • 23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Water experts and scientists in Pakistan are calling for creation of a national water taskforce to review country’s current and future water availability and propose conservation measures. The proposal was made during a national
  • The Hague-based International Court of Arbitration’s recent decision on India’s Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant has restored Pakistan’s confidence in the Indus Waters Treaty, a Pakistani official said on March 15.
  • The International Court of Arbitration at The Hague has ruled that India can move forward with construction of the $687 million USD Kishenganga hydropower project in northern Kashmir, but rejected its request for full diversion of the river’s water.
  • 20 Jun 2011- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union spends on average more than $2.9 billion USD annually to support water and sanitation projects in the developing world, helping to fund infrastructure, storage and irrigation in needy countries. But aid advocates say
  • 11 Jan 2011- 15:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India  India is preparing its case file after Pakistan decided to approach the seven-judge bench of the International Court of Arbitration in the Hague to resolve a dispute between the two countries over the 330-megawatt Kishanganga
  • 20 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will sell electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan starting in 2013 under an agreement signed in Islamabad, raising concerns among other Central Asian countries about a possible decrease in their water
  • 17 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Netherlands, THE HAGUE —Asia's emerging water markets have become a priority for Dutch water companies, according to officials of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Netherlands Water Platform. At a conference in the Hague, organized by