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  • 13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan has made progress in reforming its water sector and in drawing attention to water issues worldwide, but the country must make efforts to improve sanitation, Léo Heller, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the human right to
  • 5 Aug 2015- 09:56 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Khovar The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov received here on Monday UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation Leo Heller. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
  • 12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Delegates at a two-day international water conference in the Tajik capital this week adopted the Dushanbe Declaration, which calls for more coordinated action by world leaders to promote "green development,” strengthen cross
  • 10 Jun 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week urged Central Asian nations to forge a consensus on management of shared water resources. In his opening remarks at a high-level international conference on “Implementation of the
  • 25 Nov 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Tajikistan is following a regional trend by drafting legislation that may sharply restrict the activities of foreign-funded non-governmental organizations. Activists say the bill threatens to hinder the operations of hundreds of
  • 25 Mar 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The News The Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) says the provision of safe drinking water to citizens is a human right issue that needs attention by all stakeholders in the country.Charles B. Allen said unless clean
  • 13 Feb 2014- 09:52 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE AzerNews The discussion of the program focusing on supporting higher living standards for the Tajik people was on the agenda of negotiations between the World Bank (WB) and Dushanbe. The discussions were held as part of the visit of WB's Vice
  • 15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report MONROVIA Front Page Africa Delegates from Europe, America and Africa working in the WASH sector are holding a two day strategy WASH intervention meeting in Liberia. The meeting, according to a newsletter is intended to prepare and support organizations in
  • 26 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan took a unified stance on water use and other environmental issues in the region when leaders of both countries met during the International Conference on Water Cooperation in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe,
  • 12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report MONROVIA The Informer A week-long integrity training for stakeholders in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector--said to be rocked by rampant corruption--kicked off in Monrovia last week, bringing together about 30 participants from Gambia, Liberia
  • Liberian President Ellen Johson Sirleaf this week warned the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel that worldwide economic losses due to lack of proper water and sanitation total some $260 billion USD every year.
  • The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) second environmental performance review of Tajikistan warns that the country is facing serious water, sanitation and waste management issues.
  • The United States has offered to assist Tajikistan in studying the Pamir glaciers, which supply water to the entire Central Asian region, according to Tajik officials.
  • 4 Apr 2012- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Afghanistan’s participation in regional water and energy projects was among the main issues addressed at the Fifth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan, held in the Tajik capital from March 26-27.  Delegates from