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11 May 2020- 11:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The President and CEO of think-tank International Crisis Group, has warned the United Nations Security Council that without global action, “climate change could prove to be a slow-movi ...
Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:04
29 Jan 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) this month ruled that governments must consider the effects of climate change when assessing deportation of as ...
Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:05
10 Nov 2019- 12:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Marking the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on November 6, the head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Inger Andersen c ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:30
21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitaria ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2019 - 06:25
24 Sep 2019- 05:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY NBC News Research compiled one year ago by Customs and Border Protection pointed to an overwhelming factor driving record-setting migration to the U.S. from Guatemala: Crop shortages were leaving rural ...
Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:47
22 Sep 2019- 00:41 by Staff- Water Diplomat New York, United States Asako Okai, Assistant Secretary General & Director, UNDP Crisis Bureau, spoke this week of the need for addressing climate-related security risks through concrete action at an event i ...
Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:29
"Early Action" Required As Drought, Conflict Threaten Hunger For 8.7 Million In Somalia and South Sudan
2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported ...
Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:34
23 Jun 2019- 11:15 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Phys.org In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying bel ...
Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 11:18
7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that t ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2019 - 07:21
6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY 150SEC.com Water shortages are fuelling conflicts from Africa to the Middle East. Technological innovations in the sector are encouraging but cannot progress without increased global cooperation, says th ...
Local Press Report - 04/06/2019 - 16:04
"Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene
24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:36
21 Mar 2019- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Events in Washington and New York in the week of "World Water Day", bring thought-leaders together to examine the intersection of water, peace and conflict, an area of gr ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:33
4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region ...
OOSKAnews Info - 12/04/2018 - 08:54
20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times The presidential election in Brazil will not only shape the destiny of Latin America’s largest country. It is also a referendum on the fate of the Amazon: the world’s largest tropical ...
Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47
20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times As climate change begins to make water scarcity a critical security issue globally, wealthier countries have begun to look outside their borders to meet their water needs. In moves th ...
Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47