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  • 23 Sep 2020- 07:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden Actors from across the security and climate fields came together at A Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) High-Level Panel on Water Diplomacy, "Together for Climate-Smart SecuritY", 21 September. The panel discussed
  • 1 Sep 2020- 09:31 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2020 to Hiroki Matsuhashi and Takuma Miyaki of Japan in an online ceremony during an unusual "World Water Week at Home" 25 August. The Japanese team
  • 24 Aug 2020- 22:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Stockholm, Sweden OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Dr. Fred Boltz discusses the resilience of our cities and the vital role of water in the
  • 11 Jan 2020- 08:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden Manipulation of information and dissemination of “fake news” are having negative effects on transboundary water cooperation, according to an advisor to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), reproduced, December 2019, by
  • 7 Sep 2019- 09:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden The inaugural  Blue Peace Index, an assessment tool to measure the extent to which countries and water basins manage shared water resources in a sustainable and collaborative manner, was launched at World Water Week in Stockholm. The need
  • 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
  • 5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Middle East Online The Middle East and North Africa region loses about $21 billion each year because of an inadequate supply of water and sanitation, the World Bank said on Tuesday, warning urgent action is needed to prevent ripple effects on
  • 6 Sep 2016- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm’s World Water Week concluded last week, with an insistence that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as well as the Paris Climate Agreement.
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Jan Eliasson emphasized the all-encompassing nature of water and denounced “unequal distribution” during a keynote address at Stockholm’s World Water Week on September 1st. Eliasson spoke
  • 2 Sep 2016- 00:10 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM The Times of Israel Israel’s ambitious project to construct a canal linking the Red Sea to the shrinking Dead Sea will also see the transfer of 30 million cubic meters of water to the Palestinian Authority, under an agreement signed Wednesday at the
  • 31 Aug 2016- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockhholm’s annual World Water Week gave OOSKAnews an opportunity to catch up with Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. OOSKAnews: Ben, very nice to meet you again; please share with OOSKAnews readers how your week
  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Every year world leaders, development professionals and water experts gather in Stockholm, Sweden for discussion of water- our planet’s most critical resource. This year’s gathering will occur from 28 August to 2 September and focus on
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon

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