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  • 22 Nov 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union, which represents the executive governments of the EU's member states, adopted a number of conclusions on "Water Diplomacy" November 19. Citing water as a prerequisite for human survival
  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in shared water bodies. In a recent report
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 11 Jul 2018- 14:02 by Local Press Report KINSHASA ERCC Increasing ethnic tensions in the province of South Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has turned into serious armed confrontations, creating additional humanitarian needs  according to the European Commission's Emergency
  • 16 Mar 2018- 09:37 by Local Press Report ASTANA International Crisis Group Four Central Asian states – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – have argued over their water resources since the collapse of the Soviet Union. At times these disputes have seemed to threaten war. The
  • 24 May 2017- 10:36 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Vanguard Lawmakers from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly on Monday said climate change would worsen food and water shortages in the Middle East and North Africa. They also said that the change in weather
  • 9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Middle East Monitor In a letter signed by dozens of trade unions, the European Commission (EC) is being urged by dozens of trade unions to withdraw its patronage from an Israeli water conference being held later this month in Venice, Italy. According
  • 23 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The EU Regional Trust Fund has launched $225.5 million USD worth of new projects to support Syrian refugees and their host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. The funds include $186 million USD for education and water and
  • 16 Mar 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on March 16th announced a new $22 million USD humanitarian aid package for those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, bringing its total humanitarian assistance in the region to some $70 million USD. The
  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced more funds to support humanitarian efforts in war-torn Yemen. The $16 million USD in new funding will bring the EC’s total humanitarian support to the country this year to over $57 million
  • 22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Delegates from more than 40 countries and organizations gathered in Brussels on October 21st for a pledging conference aimed at mobilizing international support for the voluntary return and reintegration of Somali refugees, and the
  • 6 Aug 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission on August 5th announced another $13 million USD in aid for Yemen. Of that total, $11 million USD will used for health, food, water, sanitation and shelter services, and to help protect vulnerable people. The
  • 17 Jul 2015- 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced an additional $4.4 million USD in humanitarian assistance for Sudan. The aid will be used to help meet people’s urgent needs for food, water, sanitation and health services in the wake of an
  • 16 Jul 2015- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union on July 16th announced an additional $70.3 million USD as part of its humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis. "The humanitarian situation is going from bad to worse, as fighting has intensified in the
  • 9 Jul 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union has provided half a million dollars to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to improve the water, sanitation and hygiene situation for residents of war-torn Eastern Ukraine. A joint initiative of the European

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