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  • 10 Sep 2020- 04:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, Scotland How Do We Value Our Water? Not Enough! Our water is a vital contributor to human health and peace; food security; environment and ecosystems; interaction with our planetary system; the central role that water plays in our economies
  • 2 Sep 2020- 13:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland Water security challenges, and related instances of human conflict, are increasing across the world as populations grow, economies expand, and climate change begins to impact the hydrological cycle, says a new report published 2
  • 2 Sep 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil A new project was launched in August to enable people in the semiarid regions of Latin America to work together to share knowledge, address the climate crisis, and find more sustainable and humane ways to live. The DAKI-Semiárido
  • 29 May 2020- 09:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland Livestreamed and Recorded 27 May, 2020- CLICK HERE to watch "Water and Resilient Cities", an aquaNOW Audience Our world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient
  • 14 May 2020- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom This OOSKAnews Article was updated 20 May Our world will have an estimated 2 billion new urban residents by 2050, so how do we make our cities more resilient in a water context? We need cities that can absorb, recover and
  • 11 Mar 2020- 12:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom This article has been updated to reflect changes in Scottish Government guidance for societal contact associated with the coronavirus Tune in 1.30 PM UK time Friday 20 March HERE for a special live-streamed “aquaNOW Audience”,
  • 25 Feb 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States United States President Donald Trump’s long-awaited “Peace Plan” for the Middle East, revealed 28 January, has come under fire for disregarding the political and economic needs of occupied Palestine and lack of recognition or
  • 11 Feb 2020- 08:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The governor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has dismissed the President of CEDAE, the State Water and Sewerage Company as the city’s weeks-long water supply and sanitation crisis shows little sign of abating. Helio Cabral is to be
  • 25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has maintained a historical and current database
  • 18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Health, and proper for the consumption",
  • 28 Sep 2019- 03:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest columns written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, May East describes a free online education program that offers participants a
  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 24 Mar 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The leading Unitd Nations entity on human rights has criticized Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNOHCHR), in a special report
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 3 Aug 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Associated Press Just days ahead of the Olympic Games, the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria. The most contaminated points are the Rodrigo de

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