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  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:45 - DONETSK - Local Press Report

    Since 2014, international organizations have provided $500 million in assistance for Donetsk region’s residents affected by the armed conflict.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:46 - SAN PEDRO LA LAGUNA - Local Press Report

    A small town in Guatamela came together three years ago to battle water pollution. The local government banned the use of plastic in town to reduce waste in their community.

  • 10 Nov 2019 - 09:48 - CULVER CITY CA - Local Press Report

    This might surprise you, but water is a fantastic investment. Stock market volatility is part of the reason water stocks are doing so well right now.

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 11:58 - BUDAPEST, Hungary - Staff - Water Diplomat

    At October's Budapest Water Summit, the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace (GHLPWP) gathered two years after the publication of its milestone report "A Matter of Survival"formally launched in Geneva and presented in New York at the UN General Assembly in September 2017. The event was facilitated by the Geneva Water Hub acting as the Secretariat of the Panel. Public and private side events were held.

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 08:00 - BONN, Germany - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced an offer from the Government of Spain to host United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) from December 2-13, 2019.

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 08:06 - TEHRAN, Iran - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Construction of new energy production projects, and upgrade of existing infrastructure in Iran, has been stalled due to a number of different water-related reasons.

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:28 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared divided over how to deal with polluted waters that flow indirectly into rivers and oceans that are regulated by the federal government as the justices heard

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:29 - CANBERRA - Local Press Report

    Murray River water destined for Adelaide will be reallocated to farmers upstream so they can grow feed for their livestock, as part of a federal drought stimulus package announced in Canberra today

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:31 - HANOVER NH - Local Press Report

    With climate change, plants of the future will consume more water than in the present day, leading to less water available for people living in North America and Eurasia.

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:32 - YAOUNDE - Local Press Report

    Cameroon's Ministry of Energy and Water Resources began here on Tuesday a two-day information sharing workshop on the process initiated by the African country to become a party to the UN Water Conv

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:27 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Unless well-funded and coordinated joint efforts are stepped up, ongoing over-withdrawals compounded by climate change will cause dangerous water shortages for some 70 million people living in Cent

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:29 - LODWAR - Local Press Report

    The government of Kenya through the Turkana County Government is in talks with Almar Water Solutions, a Spanish provider of specialist expertise and solutions in water infrastructure development, f

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:30 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    Dhabeji Water Pumping Station (DWPS) has been revamped and with this development Karachi would start getting required amount of water in terms of millions of gallons per day and that would lessen t

  • 7 Nov 2019 - 07:32 - OUAGADOUGOU - Local Press Report

    Ibrahim Harouna and his neighbours sit under a tree at his uncle’s house, playing chess and chatting amid the simmering heat of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

  • 6 Nov 2019 - 09:17 - SAO LUIS - Local Press Report

    An indigenous leader was killed and another was injured when loggers allegedly ambushed them in the northeastern Brazilian state of Maranhao.

  • 5 Nov 2019 - 13:21 - EDINBURGH, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat
    Tune in 4.30 PM UK time Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”!
    The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by OOSKAnews, engaging international water experts and Scottish expertise in global water-related challenges and solutions, filmed before a live audience and streamed online to a global viewership, with the theme "The Future Of Water Stewardship". Attendance is free.
    On 12 and 13 November, the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) will host its Global Water Stewardship Forum, also in Edinburgh. This Forum is regarded as a “must attend” event for the international water stewardship community.
    The 11 November aquaNOW Audience panelists include:

  • 5 Nov 2019 - 11:02 - MOGADISHU, Somalia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Over 275,000 people in Somalia have been displaced by heavy rains in October, bringing the number to 575,000 since January following devastating flodds. Insecurity in many regions is making access for humanitarians virtually impossible according to new estimates from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and the crisis in rural areas is causing migration to urban areas.

  • 5 Nov 2019 - 09:12 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A "High Mountain Summit", convened by the World Meterological Organization (WMO), has issued a call for action to protect the earth’s glaciers, snow, permafrost and associated ecosystems that provide water for over half the world’s population.

  • 4 Nov 2019 - 11:31 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Climate change means that the South and East of England will not support be able to produce arable farming without significant investment in irrigation, according to a new study which anticipates that the region will become too dry for crops and have to turn to livestock production.

  • 4 Nov 2019 - 11:59 - WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    An open letter from Wetlands International to local, regional and national governments of the transboundary Pantanal as well as the international development, water and environment communities seeks urges stakeholders to take collective action to halt existing fires and to prevent future fires in the Pantanal region in Latin America.


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