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  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat ANKARA, Turkey Flash flooding in northern Syria has particularly affected over 230,000 children who have already been displaced by conflict in 2019, according to NGO Save the Children. In Northwest Syria, several camps were inundated, with the rain
  • 27 Dec 2019- 10:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq While human migration in northern Iraq is often driven by conflict, in the south of the country it is more often linked to livelihood factors such as water scarcity and the loss of arable land according to a new report. This first "
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict over scarce water resources – largely over
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:14 by Local Press Report JALALABAD The Hindu Few other foreign nationals have perhaps received as much love and admiration from the Afghans as Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese doctor who dedicated his life to improving healthcare, water availability and agriculture in Afghanistan over the
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report MONTREAL The McGill International Review While our environment might not transform in one conspicuous event, combined small changes will add up over time, and tip over into the aforementioned catastrophe. No place can demonstrate this steady progression
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Conversation Two areas farmed by Israelis for more than 50 years have recently been returned to neighbouring Jordan. The association with water bodies is no coincidence: neither land would have been occupied in the first place were it not for the
  • 19 Dec 2019- 12:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistan government delegation visiting Washington DC this month was expected to demand establishment of a court of arbitration to address concerns over India’s two hydroelectric power projects – Kishanganga and Ratle, under terms of
  • 19 Dec 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said
  • 19 Dec 2019- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Charles Iceland, Director of Global and National Water Initiatives, World Resources Institute (WRI) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. (LINK)   Iceland
  • 19 Dec 2019- 09:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand Natasha Carmi, Lead Water Advisor, Geneva Water Hub, speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview (LINK) Two years ago, the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace, launched
  • 15 Dec 2019- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland During November's Geneva Peace Week, the International Secretariat for Water/ Solidarity for Water (ISE-SIW-ISA) organized a multi-faceted “Intergenerational Dialogue on Water and Peace”. Over 70 participated in the event at the
  • 11 Dec 2019- 10:55 by Staff- Water Diplomat BONN, Germany The Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action has released its Climate Action Pathways through 2050, including a Pathway for Water, that set a “baseline” of actions and accomplishments through 2019 and sets new milestones through 2050.
  • 7 Dec 2019- 12:13 by Local Press Report RABAT Political Analysis South Africa The degradation of livelihoods, droughts and floods, among other consequences of climate change, are factors that exacerbate conflicts in Africa, according to several experts. The degradation of natural resources, due to
  • 3 Dec 2019- 10:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty and Niranjana Menon, research analysts with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speak with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio conversation. This
  • 1 Dec 2019- 11:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi submitted his resignation to the country’s parliament 1 December, as protests continued across the country about unemployment, provision of clean water and corruption. More than 50 anti-government

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