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3 May 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Water Diplomacy Talks and OOSKAnews Voices are a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Marianne Kjellén (PhD), Senior Water Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), works with UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance Programme at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. In UNDP’s Global Policy Network (GPN) Marianne contributes with thought leadership, policy advocacy and technical support on water governance. She engages with global and international processes and supports project implementation and oversight on water governance-related substance. Prior to re-joining the UNDP in 2016, she worked for the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the Stockholm University and many years for the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
26 Apr 2022 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The use of groundwater has facilitated a doubling in international trade in food and agricultural products since 1995 but groundwater governance mechanisms with joint management of resources are urgently needed to control aggressive depletion of resources.
26 Apr 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
Direct bombing of water infrastructure facilities and electricity cuts and other indirect conflict-related damaged has severely reduced water supplies throughout the country. UNICEF concerned about rising occurrence of water-borne diseases.
18 Apr 2022 LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg
The Board of EIB has approved over $500 Million USD in new water infrastructure investment in the region. In addition a new EU guarantee programme will enable EIB to expand lending programs in the water sector.
17 Apr 2022 LAUSANNE, Switzerland
New research develops water filter that is proven to remove all bacterial pathogens. Could be applied to remove micro pollutants as well.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
UNECE and GWH examine successful aquifer arrangements in Africa, Europe and South America. Successful transboundary water management is fueled by transparent access to data.
30 Mar 2022 DAKAR
Up to $77 Million USD will be funded by Team Europe to strengthen supply of drinking water and improve network connections throughout Senegal.
30 Mar 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
Unrelenting attack on city's infrastructure has resulted in no water service and forced use of snow melt to meet water requirements. Fear that water sources may run out as winter comes to an end.
22 Mar 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Possible lithium exploitation found on a Tibet plateau has raised concerns with environmentalists for the deleterious effect on both water and natural resources in the region.
16 Mar 2022 LONDON
Companies pledge to ensure storm overflows and sewage treatment works do not harm rivers, using Environment Agency measures. They also committed to improve public reporting on efforts and to help other sectors, such as farming, to improve and care for rivers.
15 Mar 2022 BELGRADE
The leading scientific research organization in Serbia was sold to a consortium of the Millennium team and the institute's directors for $2.73 Million USD. The sale is now being overturned.
15 Mar 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Past issues of The Water Diplomat now available. Read full article and click on links for January, February and March 2022 issues.