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21 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Security Council stresses need for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt to continue talks with African Union in order to agree water sharing of Nile River.
25 May 2021 BANISSA
Regular peace engagement and consultation meetings will be held
30 Apr 2021 KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo
Ethiopia has called for a meeting of the African Union as tripartite talks fail again, plans to recommence reservoir filling in July's rainy season. Egypt and Sudan have insisted upon reaching agreement on water flows prior to any further filling.
12 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Egypt and Sudan have renewed their calls for a new negotiating mechanism mediated by four international parties to help resolve the long-running dispute with Ethiopia over the GERD (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam) project.
6 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Egypt and Sudan have renewed their calls for a new negotiating mechanism mediated by four international parties to help resolve the long-running dispute with Ethiopia over the GERD (Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam) project.It comes as the US plans to review the freeze of $272 Million USD in aid to Ethiopia imposed by the Trump administration in response to its GERD actions...
16 Feb 2021 CAIRO
Egypt is fining farmers for wasting water as Ethiopia approaches the second phase of the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), built on one of the main tributaries of the Nile River, which Cairo fears will affect its share of water. On Jan. 28, the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, stressed the importance of finding successful ways to switch from flood irrigation to modern irrigation systems...
12 Jan 2021 KHARTOUM, Sudan
The latest round of tripartite (Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan) talks around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have broken down, following a long-standing diplomatic pattern.Background: The GERD Saga (90 news articles)Negotiations were scheduled to commence 10 January to agree upon filling and operation of the reservoir behind the dam, but “failed to reach an acceptable agreement to resume negotiations” according to Sudan state media...
11 Dec 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
UNICEF Issues Record $6.4 Billion USD Emergency Fund Appeal In The Year Of COVID, Conflict, Climate Crises
UNICEF issued its annual funding appeal on 3 December, seeking an unprecedented $6.5 Billion USD to meet needs through 2021. This is an increase of about 35 Percent more than requested for 2020 and reflects the rise in humanitarian needs and the funding gaps brought on by continued crises and the COVID-19 pandemic...
7 Dec 2020 MEKELLE, Ethiopia
People have been forced to rely on untreated water to survive following damage and destruction of water infrastructure during conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to the United Nations.Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for the UN secretary‑general, said at a 30 Nivember briefing that the UN’s humanitarian partners are “deeply concerned about the plight of civilians” in the region, especially in the capital of Mekelle...
28 Nov 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF launched a report on global sanitation conditions and provided an assessment of investment required in order to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.2 in the next 10 years.In 2015, Member States committed to achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations, by 2030...
3 Nov 2020 NEW YORK NY, United States
At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed.The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) observed that many of these people have already been facing conflict, violence, COVID-19 and a desert locust upsurge...
3 Nov 2020 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Rehabilitation of Ethiopia's May-Muk watershed is to benefit from support from the World Bank’s Sustainable Land Management Project (SLMP-2), as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) with the country's Ministry of Agriculture, and local partners, Raya Brewery, Mekelle University and a local village administration...