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  • 28 Feb 2020 - 09:47 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    The Trump administration has unexpectedly halted a project to protect the New York City region from flooding during dangerous storms like Hurricane Sandy — a decision that came six weeks after Pres

  • 25 Feb 2020 - 08:34 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    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 acknowledgement of one of the most contentious issues that abounds throughout the region: allocation of water resources.

  • 25 Feb 2020 - 07:26 - ADO EKITI - Local Press Report

    The federal government has revealed that the menace of open defecation won’t be allowed to constitute a global embarrassment to the nation, saying statistics revealed that over 47 million Nigerian

  • 25 Feb 2020 - 07:32 - AUSTIN TX - Local Press Report

    Enough water will come from the ground as a byproduct of oil production from unconventional reservoirs during the coming decades to theoretically counter the need to use fresh water for hydraulic f

  • 25 Feb 2020 - 07:25 - JAKARTA - Local Press Report

    The Public Works and Housing Ministry will complete construction on eight major water dams in 2020 as part of the National Strategic Program.

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 08:02 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The European Union has announced $55 Million USD in support for the Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 08:01 - BRAZZAVILLE, Democratic Republic of Congo - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Parties to the 1998 Bamako Convention has adopted a new set of decisions to strengthen the Convention at the third Conference of the Parties to the Covention (COP3). The original purposes of the Convention are:

    • To prohibit the import of all hazardous and radioactive wastes into the African continent for any reason;
    • To minimize and control transboundary movements of hazardous wastes within the African continent.
    • To prohibit all ocean and inland water dumping or incineration of hazardous wastes.
    • To ensure that disposal of wastes is conducted in an “environmentally sound manner".
    • To promote cleaner production over the pursuit of a permissible emissions approach based on assimilative capacity assumptions
    • To establish the precautionary principle.
  • 24 Feb 2020 - 08:33 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Participants at an international conference to celebrate the “Blue Peace Decade”, held in London, United Kingdom 17-18 February, reflected on the evolution of Blue Peace in the last decade, and brainstormed about possible paths ahead. Speakers discussed “Evolution of Blue Peace: Global and Regional Progress”; “Importance of Data Exchange and Innovative Finance”; “Role of Media in Blue Peace” and “Future Directions”.

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 07:46 - MASERU, Lesotho - Staff - Water Diplomat

    NGO Amnesty International has called for a halt to the construction of the Polihali Dam in Lesotho, at least until local communities in the Mokhotlong district have been properly consulted and compensated.

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 06:27 - BAKERSFIELD CA - Local Press Report

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday dropped into one of the few regions in California that has embraced his presidency to celebrate new federal rules delivering more water to Central Valley farmers

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 06:30 - VIENNA - Local Press Report

    Seasonal pumped hydropower storage (SPHS), an already established yet infrequently used technology, could be an affordable and sustainable solution to store energy and water on an annual scale, acc

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 06:29 - OLYMPIA WA - Local Press Report

    Washington state, land of sprawling rainforests and glacier-fed rivers, might soon become the first in the nation to ban water bottling companies from tapping spring-fed sources.

  • 24 Feb 2020 - 06:31 - VIENTIENE - Local Press Report

    China on Thursday said it was helping its downstream neighbors cope with a prolonged drought by releasing more water from its dams on the Mekong River, adding it would consider sharing information

  • 21 Feb 2020 - 08:30 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Staff - Water Diplomat

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the Indus River waters shared by Pakistan and India to be used as a “tool for peace and not war".

  • 21 Feb 2020 - 07:46 - FT LAUDERDALE FL - Local Press Report

    More than 211 million gallons of sewage has spilled into the waterways and streets of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, killing fish, seeping into houses and prompting the mayor to plead for state and fede

  • 21 Feb 2020 - 07:45 - SEATTLE WA - Local Press Report

    Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be committing $10 billion to fight climate change through a new fund called the Bezos Earth Fund.

  • 21 Feb 2020 - 07:47 - AGADIR - Local Press Report

    The Agadir desalination project is along the largest projects in the Mediterranean and African region, said on Thursday Director General of the National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water (O

  • 21 Feb 2020 - 07:48 - MUNDRI - Local Press Report

    To counteract a particular result of the increase in population and water demand, the United Nations Misssion in South Sudan is currently undertaking a quick impact project in four villages on the

  • 20 Feb 2020 - 10:09 - ROME, Italy - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A group of 23 former foreign ministers has warned that humanity’s ongoing destruction of nature threatens the survival of our species. In an 18 February statement released by members of the Aspen Ministers Forum, the ministers call for more attention to be focused on rapidly warming oceans given their importance in producing oxygen and food for the world’s population of over 7 billion people. In addition, the group urges world leaders who will convene in Rome, Italy, 24 February to back the draft United Nations agreement to protect about one-third of the world’s oceans and land.

    A meeting of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was planned to take place in Kunming, Yunnan province, China from 24-29 February, but has been relocated to Rome, Italy, on the same dates because of coronavirus concerns.

  • 20 Feb 2020 - 09:30 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Even as “white knight” investor, UAE utility Utico, sought to clarify its offer to certain holders of Hyflux's perpetual securities and preference shares (PnP), a third suitor has expressed interest to invest in the troubled Singapore environmental services company.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux (110 articles)


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