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26 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
A new research series to inform the UN Security Council (UNSC) on climate-related and development risks in selected countries has launched its summary on Iraq. It highlights the vulnerability of Iraq to the impacts of climate change, its dependency on natural resources, and the environment of conflict, poverty, political instability and corruption.
5 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Speakers stress need for urgent action to respond to issues such as climate change, population growth and economic development and opportunity to make water the “deal maker” for the green economy, climate resilient and more inclusive growth.
13 Feb 2022 KAMPALA, Uganda
IGAD organizes 2nd Water Dialogue Forum on "Groundwater For Resilience"; the axis of groundwater for peace and stability, groundwater for climate change and resilience to drought
12 Feb 2022 ZAHEDAN
Water disputes, that have been a source of contention in Afghan-Iranian relations for decades, are expected to be exacerbated by climate change. The economic situation in Afghanistan may make dispute resolution even more difficult.
11 Feb 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Diplomacy Talks and OOSKAnews Voices are a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Dr. Renee Martin-Nagle, special correspondent to OOSKAnews, highlights facts about agricultural production and how it might change given evidence of climate change.
Martin-Nagle is a globally recognized water expert and consultant focusing on surface water, groundwater, unconventional water resources, contaminants, climate change, and oceans. She currently has several affiliations: Treasurer of the International Water Resources Association; President and CEO of A Ripple Effect; Special Counsel at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC; Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute; Secretary and Chair of the Governance Committee of the Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees, and Member of the Ebensburg Municipal (water) Authority. She is also an Expert Reviewer of the UN IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.
5 Dec 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Crisis comes on the back of a decade-old conflict, an economic crisis and struggles to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
4 Nov 2021 DUNDEE, United Kingdom
Climate Change and Water: The Missing Agenda at COP26.
UNESCO Centres gather.
Link to Video and Full Agenda are below.
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
4 Oct 2021 KAMPALA, Uganda
Access to water and sanitation linked to climate change in new reports from WaterAid Nigeria
8 Jun 2021 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Government to reduce number of cargo ships permitted on the Parana River basin, part of Brazil’s fourth- largest waterway for cargo transport. Restrictions could impact Brazil’s agriculture sector, particularly in the major farming states of Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo which rely on the 2,400km waterway for crop transportation.
28 May 2021 Geneva, Switzerland
Weather-related disaster triggered 3 times more displacements than conflict in 2020. The latest annual report by the IDMC focuses on climate change as a driver, and highlights need for better data and sustainable, locally owned solutions.