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  • 30 Nov 2019- 09:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle examines governance of our planet’s atmospheric water.
  • 20 Nov 2019- 05:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, United Kingdom OOSKAnews produced the second panel discussion in this year’s series of aquaNOW Audiences 11 November at The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland.  and the topic this time was "The Future Of Water Stewardship”.  FULL VIDEO
  • 11 Nov 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Tune in 4.30 PM UK time TODAY Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”! The event will be livestreamed HERE (LINK) The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by
  • 20 Nov 2019- 11:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has announced that an additional 15 countries have expressed interest in joining the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
  • 10 Nov 2019- 12:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Marking the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on November 6, the head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Inger Andersen called for greater action to protect natural
  • 5 Nov 2019- 13:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Tune in 4.30 PM UK time Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”! The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by OOSKAnews, engaging international water experts
  • 21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitarian situation in Yemen, including severe water
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating
  • 6 Oct 2019- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO CA, United States In an apparent distraction ploy to increase political pressure on the water-stressed state of California, the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a formal notice accusing the city of San Francisco of a
  • 29 Sep 2019- 05:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat BANGALORE, India A coalition of environmental actvists in India has sent an open letter to actor Leonardo DiCaprio describing his support for the Isha Foundation’s “Cauvery Calling” tree-planting campaign as poorly advised. The letter outlines negative
  • 28 Sep 2019- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A 26 September letter  from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to the Governor of California cites the agency’s concerns with the state’s slack enforcement of the US's Clean Water Act and appears to blame
  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukry’s comments, in an interview in
  • 23 Sep 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISPRA, Italy The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission have launched the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA). The Alliance arises from a comprehensive resolution adopted at the third UN
  • 17 Sep 2019- 05:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US Government agencies of President Donald Trump's administration have finalized repeal of a 2015 rule that defined “waters of the United States”, and recodified the preceeding regulatory text. The effect of the repeal
  • 15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on new research findings. The report explains

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