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  • 3 Feb 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and
  • The World Water Council (WWC) on November 19 announced the appointment of Benedito Braga as the organization's new president, taking over from Loic Fauchon.
  • World Water Council (WWC) Vice President Benedito Braga is not among those who were disappointed in June's United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), and the profile of water issues in the outcome international agreement document.
  • 20 Mar 2012- 12:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE The 6th World Water Forum, which concluded on March 17, focused on promoting solutions to water challenges around the globe, as participants from governments, civil society and the private sector prepared messages for the upcoming Rio
  • Last week, France hosted two competing world water events, the official World Water Forum (WWF), convened every three years and heavily weighted to international companies along with governments, and across town the now-traditional Alternative World Water Forum, led by global NGOs. Critics call the WWF a “trade show for the water industry.”
  • 20 Mar 2012- 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE The French government will contribute $13.2 million USD to a project to build a desalination plant in Gaza, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon announced on March 12 at the opening of the sixth World Water Forum. The $395 million USD
  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE M embers of the World Water Council (WWC) elected their new Board of Governors, which will oversee and guide the council's work for the next three years. The election took place during the triennial General Assembly in Marseille on
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE Members of the World Water Council (WWC) elected their new Board of Governors, which will oversee and guide the council's work for the next three years. The election took place during the triennial General Assembly in Marseille on
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE Members of the World Water Council (WWC) elected their new Board of Governors, which will oversee and guide the council's work for the next three years. The election took place during the triennial General Assembly in Marseille on