Conflict

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  • 17 Jul 2019- 12:23 by Local Press Report MASHAD National Council of Resistance of Iran On Sunday, July 14, 2019, the residents of Hemat Abad, located in the suburbs of the 3rd district of Mashhad, northeast Iran, protested over the shortage of potable water and its low quality, which has led to
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued by the United Nations
  • 10 Jul 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platform. The Platform, which is a part of the Blue
  • 26 Jun 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty. The June 25 report points out that climate change will affect people
  • 19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHPLP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview. The Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The annual Global Peace Index produced by Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) suggests that climate change will impose a threat of conflict to many countries in the next 10 years. For the first time, the index has
  • 23 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The leaders of Kyryzstan and China have discussed projects with a social significance along with  common platform of resistance against “terrorism, extremism, and separatism”. Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbai Jeenbekov welcomed his
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States A new report from an international research team with backgrounds in political science, geography, economic and environmental sciences contends that climate, in and of itself, is not (yet) the basis for conflict, but does
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more than $475 Million USD. The region is extremely
  • 12 Jun 2019- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In the latest outbreak of violence in Mali, 35 villagers in the center of the country were massacred by gunmen June 10, with some reports suggesting that 24 of these were children. A long list of violent attacks have been reported
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and effect of climate change, hitting headlines
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times Senior US officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) issued a  renewed call June 4 for urgent support for people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia. In May 2019 OOSKAnews reported on the release of a "Blue Peace
  • 25 May 2019- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Info BANGKOK, Thailand The Mekong River Commission (MRC) held its 7th Regional Stakeholder Forum in Bangkok the week of May 20. The multi-stakeholder group focused on the achievements and lessons learned in cooperating on cross-border issues under the aegis of the
  • 20 May 2019- 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the

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