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18 Nov 2021 Glasgow, Scotland
COP26 - Special Envoy Of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to the High-Level Panel on Water and Climate Talks to "The Water Diplomat' / OOSKAnews.
7 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The governments of Tajikistan and Hungary are spearheading a new water and climate coalition, announced at COP26, to create an integrated monitoring framework on water and climate and to help diffuse tensions between countries and regions over access to and control over water resources.
29 Oct 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
UN-Water Members, Partners, and observers meet to outline topics and themes for 2023 UN Water Conference. Co-hosts urge inclusion of indigenous peoples and youth.
6 Sep 2021 Almaty, Kazakhstan
The water resources available to the 5 republics of Central Asia are below the stress threshold of 1,700 m3 per person per year and risk falling further towards scarcity by 2050 if the nations do not undertake substantial investment in water infrastructure and management, as well as engage in transboundary water management and cooperation.
4 May 2021 BISKEK, Kyrgyzstan
Disputes over water pumping station surveillance equipment quickly escalated into armed skirmish; over 50 dead and 150 injured on 28 April. 1 May Ceasefire. Tensions continue.
4 Mar 2021 KULOB
Over 100,000 inhabitants of Tajikistan’s fourth-largest city, Kulob, will receive access to an improved water supply and water treatment services following major upgrades financially supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU). It is expected that upon implementation the city of Kulob will be able to reduce its water losses by up to 35 per cent.
4 Oct 2020 NUR-SULTAN
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of a new five year, $24.5 million regional water program, USAID’s Regional Water and Vulnerable Environment, that will strengthen regional cooperation on shared water resources and address current and emerging environmental challenges in the five countries of Central Asia – Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
6 Jul 2020 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
The United Nations’ Cross-border Cooperation for Sustainable Pease and Development programme is yielding successful results in modernising water management along the Isfara River running between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.The project, involving six pilot cross-border communities, uses modern technology and software to monitor what crops are grown and how much and where water is distributed...
19 May 2020 MUMBAI, India
This OOSKAnews article was updated 29 May.A series of nine interesting "Blue Peace Voices", short video presentations by global participants in the Blue Peace movement, were released in May.Background:Ilmas Futehally, Executive Director of Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), introduces this programme [SEE LINKS IN ARTICLE BELOW] of filmed “Blue Peace Voices”, in a series launched by the Mumbai-headquartered think-tank earlier this month...
17 Sep 2019 LONDON, United Kingdom
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and partners have announced additional finance for wastewater and drinking water supply projects in central Asia.In Khujand, the second-largest city in Tajikistan, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and EBRD have funded almost $9 Million USD in construction costs for a new wastewater treatment facility that will benefit over 180,000 citizens...
23 Jun 2019 BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan
The leaders of Kyryzstan and China have discussed projects with a social significance along with common platform of resistance against “terrorism, extremism, and separatism”.Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbai Jeenbekov welcomed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Bishkek June 13, ahead of the forthcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization two-day summit...
15 Mar 2019 DUSHANBE
The site where the clashes have broken out have seen regular outbreaks of violence over the years. Disagreements have stemmed out of a failure to coordinate shared use of basic resources, such as irrigation water from rivers running through the area.