Legislation

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  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Efforts by leadership of the Russia-occupied Crimea region of Ukraine to access waters of the Dnieper River have been met with short shrift by the government of Ukraine. Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Georgy Muradov said
  • 24 May 2019- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands In a first of its kind for the Netherlands, almost $6 Billion USD in AAA-rated Dutch Sovereign Green Bonds were issued May 21. Maturing in 2040, investors with registered Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance (ESG)
  • 1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last week.  UN Assistant Secretary-General for
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Global Commission on Adaptation” (GCA) in a
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 5 Feb 2018- 07:54 by Local Press Report The Hague The Tico Times The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague ruled Friday that Costa Rica owns the north side of Isla Portillo and that Nicaragua must end its military presence in the area. The ruling also determined the marine borders
  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the claim will be held in September, Prensa
  • 22 Jul 2016- 09:53 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE The Times Chemical plants are becoming a “target of choice” for terrorists who may also try to contaminate water supplies or infiltrate nuclear sites, according to Europe’s law enforcement agency. Conflict Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in the Horlivka region of eastern Ukraine has seriously damaged water infrastructure, impacting more than 2 million people in both Ukrainian government-controlled and breakaway areas, the International Committee of the Red
  • 17 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Security, water supply, and railway issues were the main topics addressed during the latest round of subgroup-level talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, involving representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 9 Jun 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Latin America Herald Tribune Bolivia plans to file a counter-suit against Chile at the International Court of Justice, or ICJ, over the alleged theft and illegal use of the Silala River, President Evo Morales said Tuesday. Conflict Legislation
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government announced this week that it would seek over $6 million USD in compensation from Nicaragua for environmental damages and other costs associated with the 2010 dredging of a disputed wetlands area. Costa Rican
  • 7 Jun 2016- 07:43 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Reuters Chile on Monday filed a lawsuit against neighbor Bolivia at the U.N.'s highest court in The Hague, seeking a ruling in their decades-old dispute over whether Chile has the right to use a river that crosses their shared border. Access

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