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  • 9 Oct 2018- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A hundred Environmental NGOs have launched a new online campaign to encourage Europeans to participate in the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Water Framework Directive. The European public has until 4 March 2019 to
  • 29 Jun 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission's science and knowledge service, The Joint Research Center, has published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers to improve local responses to soil loss and
  • 27 Jun 2018- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgiu UN Environment (UNEP) has called for swift action on the root causes and impacts of our changing climate, during a meeting on the ongoing and new threats posed by climate change on global peace and security in Brussels today. At a high
  • 29 May 2018- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has proposed new rules to stimulate and facilitate water reuse in the EU for agricultural irrigation. The new rules are designed to help farmers “make the best use of non-potable wastewater, alleviating water
  • 23 Oct 2017- 12:00 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Commission The European Commission has announced a €106 million support package- €46 million in humanitarian assistance and €60 million for development- to directly assist people in Sudan affected by forced displacement, undernutrition,
  • 24 May 2017- 10:36 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Vanguard Lawmakers from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly on Monday said climate change would worsen food and water shortages in the Middle East and North Africa. They also said that the change in weather
  • 30 Sep 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has called on Bulgaria and Slovakia to comply with EU water legislation against nitrate pollution in a “factsheet” released on 29th September. The EC issues monthly packages of infringement decisions, and
  • 10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UNESCO’s World Heritage Center has requested that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. The decision to act was reached at the World Heritage Convention’s 40th Session meeting in
  • 31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The funds, which include $13.6 million USD for
  • 27 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th. The funding is in addition to the $1.1
  • 16 Mar 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on March 16th announced a new $22 million USD humanitarian aid package for those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, bringing its total humanitarian assistance in the region to some $70 million USD. The
  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced more funds to support humanitarian efforts in war-torn Yemen. The $16 million USD in new funding will bring the EC’s total humanitarian support to the country this year to over $57 million
  • 22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Delegates from more than 40 countries and organizations gathered in Brussels on October 21st for a pledging conference aimed at mobilizing international support for the voluntary return and reintegration of Somali refugees, and the
  • 25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The drought currently affecting much of Europe-- particularly Hungary, the Czech Republic, France, Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), Germany, and the northern areas of Italy and Spain-- is one of the worst since the
  • 6 Aug 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on August 5th announced another $13 million USD in aid for Yemen. Of that total, $11 million USD will used for health, food, water, sanitation and shelter services, and to help protect vulnerable people. The

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