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  • 21 Aug 2019- 14:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India In an India Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a need for definitive progress in addressing challenges of eliminating poverty and corruption, managing population growth and providing drinking water to all. Modi
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 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
  • 20 May 2019- 05:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India One of the key recommendations of the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace ("A Matter of Survival", published 2017) is to introduce the Blue Peace framework into the functioning of international financial markets. A new
  • 13 May 2019- 11:41 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI The Libya Observer The Man-made River Administration (MMRA) revealed in its annual report for 2018, published last Wednesday that the project has been exposed to 106 attacks during the year 2018. The report pointed out that the major share of the
  • 1 May 2019- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The High Court of Singapore agreed April 25 to a 30-day extension of troubled environmental solutions company Hyflux Ltd's debt moratorium. Following the collapse of the proposed deal with Indonesian white-knight investor, SM
  • 17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report ZINTAN The Arab Weekly Zintan Mayor Mustafa al-Barouni said the city has suffered “injustice” and decades of marginalisation. “We find that some cities have basic services, telecommunications, roads, ports and job opportunities and others (such as Zintan)
  • 7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Citing
  • 7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water to 60 million more people by 2021 and to
  • 6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY 150SEC.com Water shortages are fuelling conflicts from Africa to the Middle East. Technological innovations in the sector are encouraging but cannot progress without increased global cooperation, says the chairman of the UN High-Panel on Water and
  • 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
  • 26 Mar 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Ongoing tension among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan around the Grand Ehiopia Renaissance Dam could escalate into conflict with "severe humanitarian consequences," according to a March 2019 report from think tank International
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned on the side
  • 24 Feb 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland A collaboration under the banner of the Blue Peace Movement, and in consultation with the Swiss Development Corporation, Geneva Water Hub and the United Nations Capital Development Fund among others, proposes a new approach to

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