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  • 14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report PARIS This Is Money French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it had opened an internal investigation after reports of attempted corruption related to a contract it won to manage wastewater in the area around Paris. Italian firm Passavant had filed
  • 14 Mar 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN, South Africa Eyewitness News South Africa's Parliament is gearing to launch a full inquiry into corruption and maladministration in the Department of Water and Sanitation. It will be carried out by the Standing Committee on Public Accounts
  • 8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report BEIRUT An-Nahar As Lebanon comes to terms with sporadic power supplies and government corruption, another crisis is looming on the horizon- water shortages by 2035. According to a recent study conducted by Fransabank, Lebanon is facing a water deficit of up
  • 6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Taipei Times Formosa Plastics Group’s plan to build a seawater desalination plant yesterday obtained initial approval from an environmental impact assessment (EIA) committee after its second review, but Formosa is waiting for the next review to request
  • 19 Feb 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews invites readers to watch this video interview which we conducted recently with Dr John Matthews, Co-Founder and Secretariat Co-ordinator of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA). Dr Matthews' conversation
  • 19 Feb 2018- 10:31 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania Insider Romania’s National Environmental Guard, the expert authority verifying compliance with environmental laws and regulations, applied nearly 2,000 fines last year, worth a total of over RON 39 million (some EUR 8.5 million), according
  • 16 Feb 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report VIENNA Euractiv Last month, after a long legal process, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a landmark ruling, granting legal standing and protection to NGOs in disputes over EU environmental law. Applicable across the EU, any national law must
  • 1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU countries is being effectively and
  • 31 Jan 2018- 06:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European Commissioners are due January 31 to approve draft language showing willingness to mandate measures to increase access to drinking water including setting up and maintaining outdoor and indoor water taps in public spaces. Free
  • 24 Jan 2018- 14:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa   The South African- Day zero leaps forward by nine days for Cape Town “It was initially projected for Sunday 21 April 2018. But, as confirmed by the (City of Cape Town) COCT website, that date has come forward nine days, to
  • 25 Jan 2018- 04:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS OR, United States   OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to
  • 23 Jan 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia International health observers from the United Nations, the US Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in Zambia are reported to be “happy” with the country’s response
  • 23 Jan 2018- 05:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland     OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate
  • 17 Jan 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune Minister for Water Resources Anwar Hossain has said the government has finalized an interim water sharing agreement framework of Teesta River. He hoped that the government will be able to sign the Teesta River water sharing agreement
  • 13 Dec 2017- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Government of Scotland is to sign an MoU with partners in India underpinning Scotland’s commitment to collaborate with India on certain water challenges, particularly related to the Ganga River. Scotland’s Deputy First Minister

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