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  1. Paris Pissoirs Piss Wars

    15 Aug 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France New eco-friendly urinals have been placed across the city center of Paris to reduce the incidence of public urination on the streets prompting mixed reaction from Parisians. While some have welco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2018 - 06:08

  2. Still or Sparkling? Paris Fountains Go Bubbly

    6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report PARIS Conde Nast Traveller...the city of love, lights, and… sparkling water fountains? That’s right: Because tap water is so passé, the French capital decided to give their public drinking fountains a carbonated upg ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2017 - 08:04

  3. Action Day for Water at COP22- Dialogue Sessions

    9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Marrakesh, MOROCCO 9th November’s Global Climate Action Day for Water at COP22 continued with a series of strategic “Dialogue” exchanges between Parties and non Parties to COP22. There were four sequential topi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2016 - 02:48

  4. Paris Climate Agreement Enters into Force on Eve of COP22

    4 Nov 2016- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco The COP21 Paris agreement on climate change entered into force on November 4th 2016, days before the COP22 climate conference convenes in Marrakesh, Morocco. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2016 - 12:25

  5. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  6. OOSKAnews Voices: Water and Sanitation Are Cornerstones of the Urban Agenda

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 10:33

  7. COP21: Final Climate Agreement Delayed for One More Day

    11 Dec 2015- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France COP21 negotiators are taking an extra day to finalize a global agreement on climate change. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who is chairing the talks, announced that the deadline for a cl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2015 - 11:25

  8. Climate Change Impacts Threaten Human Rights: UNEP

    11 Dec 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Anthropogenic climate change is “the largest, most pervasive threat to the natural environment and human societies the world has ever experienced,” according to a new report from the United Natio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2015 - 10:16

  9. Ahead of COP21 Talks, WHO Highlights Climate Change as a Health Issue

    18 Nov 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The upcoming COP21 climate talks in Paris are an opportunity not just to reach an international climate agreement, but also to protect the current and future health of millions worldwide, t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:36

  10. World Leaders Grapple With Targets Ahead of Paris Climate Summit

    28 Oct 2015- 09:26 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Washington Post If there is one thing President Obama and French President Francois Hollande want to avoid at next month’s climate summit in Paris it is the messy, last-minute wrangling that marred t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2015 - 09:26

  11. French Development Agency Lends Sri Lanka $83 Million for Wastewater Network

    10 Aug 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The French Development Agency (AFD) is lending Sri Lanka $83.3 million USD to help fund construction of a wastewater network in Negombo, a tourist town on the west coast of the country.  The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2015 - 10:10

  12. Growing Governmental Mobilization for "Water for Our Future"

    19 Feb 2015- 10:36 by Local Press Report PARIS World Water Forum On 24-25 February, over 200 government representatives from over 70 countries will meet again for the Second Ministerial Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom II) along with international o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2015 - 10:36

  13. Registration Opened for 7th World Water Forum

    15 Sep 2014- 10:23 by Local Press Report MARSEILLE World Water Forum The largest water-related event in the world will open 12-17 April 2015 in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, putting water firmly on the international agenda. A three-year preparatory process will cu ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2014 - 10:23

  14. UN: Eliminating Cholera in Haiti Requires “Urgent Interventions” in Water, Sanitation

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be “impossi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  15. WWF Files Complaint Against Soco International Over Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

    7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International environmental NGO WWF on October 7 filed a complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against British oil giant Soco International Plc. In ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2013 - 10:08

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