Conflict

Displaying 1 - 15 of 1110
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC East-West Center Southeast Asia is often considered "a global hot spot for water crises", where clean water supplies and sanitation in many cities are fragmented and suffering from weak planning, monitoring, and investment. The
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) Global Program Water (GPW) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have partnered to develop a Blue Peace Index and a supporting research program to promote the idea of the
  • 6 Feb 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The Administration of US President Donald Trump has appointed David Dunlap, a former executive of Koch Industries to manage the country’s regulation of toxic PFAS chemicals which have been found to contaminate the drinking
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report MUMBAI The Week Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts on the subject. Maharashtra received
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participants from 133 countries who attended nearly
  • 15 Aug 2018- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India The Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal ended a 50 year water dispute among the Indian states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka August 14. According to the tribunal's final verdict, Goa will get the largest share of water followed by
  • 16 May 2018- 06:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India's Supreme Court May 16 rejected arguments from the state of Karnataka that finalization of the new draft Cauvery management scheme should be put on hold as the process of formation of a new government in the state is underway
  • 2 Apr 2018- 09:28 by Local Press Report KABUL Tolo News Officials from the Ministry of Energy and Water on Sunday raised concern over water resources in the country and said the total amount of running and underground water had dropped significantly in the past few years. According to ministry
  • 26 Mar 2018- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA Five global “multi-stakeholder partnerships” have announced a new collaboration effort designed to accelerate progress toward ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation around the world. The World Bank
  • 8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report LOS ANGELES CA Los Angeles Times Followers of the ecologically dubious and largely pointless Cadiz water project in the Mojave Desert might have pricked up their ears last week at reports of a possible conflict of interest involving Jared Kushner, President
  • 7 Nov 2017- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany COP23 Underway, Syria Says "We're in!", US Isolated Action Day for Water World Water Council Calls for Financing for New Water Infrastructure and Maintenance Oil Majors Named and Shamed for Water Abuse Again Syria's
  • 16 Oct 2017- 13:01 by Local Press Report ALBUQUERQUE NM US News and World Report Three members of a powerful New Mexico commission charged with protecting, conserving and developing water resources across the arid state have resigned, the result of what critics describe as a simmering conflict with
  • 28 Sep 2017- 08:15 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC World Resources Institute Recent water-related tragedies in Syria, Africa’s Sahel region and elsewhere present the prospect of darker times ahead, but there are many things we can do right now to improve the chance for a soft landing and a

Pages