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  • 17 Sep 2019- 10:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat BERLIN, Germany 2019's "World Risk Report" identifies water shortages as posing a growing risk to global stability. Securing access to clean water and protection against flooding and tsunamis is critical to safeguarding society against the
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has warned Germany that it has failed to meet a European Court of Justice ruling to protect its waters against nitrate pollution. The country could now potentially face financial fines that could be levied
  • 11 May 2018- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info BERLIN, Germany The price of tap water in Germany rose on average over 25 percent between 2005 and 2016, an evaluation from the country’s pro-environment Green party has found, attributing rising prices to nitrate pollution from agricultural production and
  • 4 May 2016- 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Fifty million people in the Middle East and North Africa-- nearly one-third of public service users-- have to pay bribes to access basic services including utility services, public schools, clinics or hospitals, ID documents, police
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The European Union and the German government this week announced that they are providing a long-term concessional loan to municipal water utility Chernivtsivodokanal for a project to renovate the drinking water system in Chernivtsi,
  • 1 Apr 2016- 11:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Corruption in the water sector needs to be reduced or eliminated if the world is to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of ensuring sustainable water and sanitation access for all, Berlin-based anti-corruption group the
  • 15 Oct 2015- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian authorities have set aside over $457 million USD that could be used to rehabilitate infrastructure in the eastern Donbass region, provided peace and "Ukraine's sovereignty" there are restored, President Petro
  • 23 Sep 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the sixth “aquaNOW Audience” tomorrow (September 24, 2015) at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland at 2:00 PM UK time (9:00 AM EDT). The event is being held under the
  • 23 Sep 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States Be sure to tune in live tomorrow (September 24, 2015) when OOSKAnews Inc. will host the sixth “aquaNOW Audience” at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland at 2:00 PM UK time (9:00 AM EDT). The
  • 22 Sep 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Inc. will host the sixth “aquaNOW Audience,” held under the theme “Water and the Green Economy,” at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland at 2:00 PM UK time (9:00 AM EDT) on
  • 20 May 2015- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews is pleased to introduce the full slate of panelists who will be participating in the fourth aquaNOW Audience, which will take place at Scotland's University of Strathclyde (Insight Institute, Collins Building,
  • 18 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fourth “aquaNOW Audience,” at Scotland's Strathclyde University on May 22, 2015 at 1:30 PM UK time (8:30 AM EDT). The event will feature panelists Douglas McKenzie and Ruby Moynihan.
  • 5 Feb 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Germany has agreed to use its experience cleaning up the Rhine and Danube rivers to help India rehabilitate the polluted  Ganges. The issue was discussed during a meeting in New Delhi last week between German Minister of Environment,
  • 22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi A number of legal experts in Malawi are saying that the long-awaited resolution to the country’s border dispute with neighboring Tanzania should be settled in courts, not by political mediators. Malawi and Tanzania had opted for
  • 4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be “impossible,” according to Pedro Medrano, the United

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