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  1. Increased Ambition, Investment And Action Required In Pursuit Of SDG 6 Goal

    22 Sep 2019- 00:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and 23 co-signing entities have called for “wise and resilient water management [that] offers a pathway for integrated and transformative ac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2019 - 00:23

  2. Kenya's Lake Turkana National Park Added To List of World Heritage Sites In Danger

    11 Jul 2018- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Info MANAMA, Kenya UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added Kenya's Lake Turkana National Parks to its List of World Heritage in Danger, notably because of the impact of a dam on the site. The Parks site had be ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/11/2018 - 13:29

  3. Minister Rejects UNESCO Warning on Lake Malawi Oil Exploration

    12 Aug 2016- 06:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Bright Msaka pledged this week that the country would proceed with oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa). M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2016 - 11:36

  4. Chinese Investors Plan Drinking Water Plant on Lake Baikal

    10 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Chinese investors have confirmed plans to build a 2-million-cubic-meter per year drinking water plant on Russia's Lake Baikal. The project involves construction of a plant to extract and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 11:47

  5. Water in Some Parts of Lake Baikal Unfit for Human Consumption

    19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water in some partss of Lake Baikal is unfit for consumption by humans or livestock, according to Oleg Timoshkin of Russia’s Limnological Institute. He told news outlet UlanMedia that water qua ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2015 - 10:00

  6. Former Kenyan President to Serve as UNESCO Special Envoy for Water in Africa

    16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Irina Bokova, director general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will appoint former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki to serve as UNESCO especial envoy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2015 - 10:03

  7. Russian National Resources Ministry Denies ONF Party’s Claims About Lake Baikal Program

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources (Minprirody) has denied claims by President Vladimir Putin's All-Russia People’s Front (ONF) party that the federal program to protect Lake Baikal w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  8. Local Residents, Environmentalists Oppose Radioactive Waste-Processing Facility Near Lake Baikal

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Local residents and environmentalists have launched a petition calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt construction of a radioactive-waste processing facility in the village of Shiry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 10:02

  9. Lake Baikal Levels Could Keep Dropping

    16 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Lake Baikal's water levels could drop by another 28 centimeters by next spring, according to Yendon Garmayev, head of the Baikal Institute. "This year, the lake’s water level fell to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2015 - 10:01

  10. Iran Establishes Regional Education Institute for Water Management

    27 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Islamic Republic News Agency Iran is to establish regional higher education institute for water administration. The decision to set up the regional higher education institute was made following a visit to Te ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2015 - 10:00

  11. Russia Looks at Alternative Water Source for Irkutsk

    22 Jul 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The Russian Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) is looking into an alternative water source in the Irkutsk Region, in order to preserve Lake Baikal, acting Regional Natural Resources and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2015 - 11:07

  12. Colombia Approves $140 Million USD for Water, Sanitation Projects in 2015

    18 Jun 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia so far this year has approved $140 million USD in investments for potable water and basic sanitation projects, government authorities said this week.   The funds are being used to fin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2015 - 10:32

  13. Iran to Host International Congress on Drought

    27 May 2015- 11:15 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Iran Daily An international congress on drought will be held in Iran sometime around late June or early July, said the secretary general of UNESCO’ National Commission in Iran. Reza Saeed-Abadi noted that Ir ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2015 - 11:15

  14. Benin’s Water and Energy and Minister Resigns Over Fraud Allegations

    15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORTO-NOVO, Benin Benin’s Minister of Energy and Water, Barthélémy Dahogo Kassa, has resigned following allegations of “massive” fraud in drinking water projects. Netherlands Deputy Development Minister Lilian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2015 - 10:03

  15. Russia Sets Up Working Group to Tackle Lake Baikal Issues

    22 Apr 2015- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government has formed a special working group at the Ministry of Natural Resources to address the rapid decline in water levels and other problems at Lake Baikal. Natural Resources M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2015 - 11:09

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