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  • 13 Aug 2020- 04:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MIAMI FL A virtual event, the "2020 International Conference on the Nile and Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD): Science, Conflict Resolution and Cooperation", co-sponsored by the FIU Institute of Environment, the Addis Ababa Institute of
  • 13 Aug 2020- 04:31 by Local Press Report HEBRON WAFA News Agency Mohammad Awad, activist, has reported that Israeli forces, accompanied by intelligence officers, raided an area to the north of the Beit Ummar town, and seized three water pumps owned by local resident Nabil Breigheth, which he uses
  • 12 Aug 2020- 05:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis ABABA, Ethiopia A scheduled resumption of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) sponsored by the African Union (AU) has been postponed until 17 August upon the request of Sudan, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign
  • 13 Aug 2020- 05:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukraine Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that his government would consider supplying drinking water from the mainland of Ukraine to Russia-occupied Crimea in the event of a "humanitarian disaster". "If necessary to
  • 13 Aug 2020- 06:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The outgoing World Bank Country Director for Pakistan has said that the international institution is unable to make an independent decision on either the appointment of a court of arbitration or the appointment of a neutral expert in
  • 12 Aug 2020- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATHENS OH, United States August is National Water Quality Month in the United States. Marking the occasion, Ohio University has released a visual resource guide on ten ways that acces to clean water can improve the world. The guide and infographic
  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report LIMA Explica Three indigenous people died Sunday after clashes with police while protesting in front of an oil lot run by a Canadian company, Peruvian authorities said. The Interior Ministry indicated that during the confrontation outside of Lot 95,
  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:20 by Local Press Report HERMOSILLO Fronteras During a visit to Sonora, Mexico, on Wednesday, Mexico’s president inaugurated a controversial dam project that’s been in the works for nearly a decade. But as the reservoir fills, many are concerned about its displacement of members of
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would authorize
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The murder of 219 environmental activists makes 2019 the deadliest year on record for people defending water and land resources from mining, agriculture and logging businesses. A new report from NGO Global Witness, released 29 July
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF and Pure Earth. Of the approximately 800
  • 29 Jul 2020- 10:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat Sana'a, Yemen Thousands of people in war-torn Yemen could be dying from undetected cases of cholera because COVID-19 has overwhelmed the country’s health facilities and people are too frightened to seek treatment for fear of the virus, aid agency
  • 29 Jul 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat Tel Aviv, Israel Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank threatens to block possible cooperative regional approaches to solving water and energy issues while endangering the food security of Palestinians and halting cross-border
  • 29 Jul 2020- 07:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat New York, United States “The climate emergency is a danger to peace”, Miroslav Jenca, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas told the Security Council 18 July, as he called on peace and security actors to play their role
  • 29 Jul 2020- 07:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAKU, Azerbaijan Tension continues at the Armenia-Azerbaijan border after two weeks of skirmishes and increasing threats to civilians and crucial infrastructure. Armenia has claimed that things are “relatively calm” and that its forces were in control of

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