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  1. Ban and Obama Talk Syria and Climate in Goodbyes to UN

    21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:24

  2. 8th World Water Forum Will Tackle Climate Change, Water Security, Trans-Boundary Water Management

    4 Aug 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The 8th World Water Forum, which will be held in Brazil in 2018, will take on climate change and other key issues including trans-boundary river basin management; dams and reservoirs; financing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/04/2016 - 10:31

  3. OECD Highlights Need for Action on Urban Water Governance

    2 Mar 2016- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands Water management is not just an issue for cities in developing countries-- those in developed countries cannot afford to take their current levels of water security and service delivery ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2016 - 11:27

  4. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  5. World Water Forum Participants Sign on to Roadmap for Water Security

    17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAEGU/GYEONGJU, South Korea The 7th World Water Forum concluded on April 17th with the signing of a roadmap for water security that aims to ensure appropriate actions by all stakeholders. The roadmap, which pa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2015 - 11:16

  6. Local Resource Risks in Developing Countries Can Trigger Global Risks: Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Local resource risks-- like water stress, land-use change, food security and energy instability-- in developing countries have the potential to trigger “political and economic risks that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 11:51

  7. More Than Two-Thirds of Reporting Global 500 Companies Face “Substantive” Water Risks: CDP

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARCELONA, Spain More than two-thirds of the Global 500 companies that reported to CDP-- an international, not-for-profit organization providing a system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 06:48

  8. World Bank to Increase Lending to Middle-Income Countries by $100 Billion

    3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week announced a series of measures aimed at improving the organization and helping it to better meet the needs of its clients. Included in these measures is a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/03/2014 - 10:18

  9. Conversations With Water Leaders: Jeff Seabright of Coke on Water Partnership Programs and Watershed Responsibilities

    26 Feb 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Twelfth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Jeff Seabright, Vice President for Environmen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2014 - 10:57

  10. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

  11. Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure on the Rise in Latin America

    Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are becoming more prevalent throughout the Latin American region, as governments look to expand infrastructure development and increase access to basic services, including water and sanitation, according to a new report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  12. Report Highlights Latin America Watershed Payment Programs

    Conservation-focused international non-profit Forest Trends released its “State of the Watershed Payments 2012” report last week. The document sets out an inventory of the world’s projects in which individual or communities are paid to revive or preserve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  13. Spain’s Ezentis Group Wins Contract From Chile’s Aguas de Antofagasta

    The RDTC Chilean consortium, a subsidiary of Spanish telecommunications, technology and infrastructure company the Ezentis Group, has won the contract to maintain drinking water and sanitation networks operated by Aguas de Antofagasta. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2012 - 09:24

  14. Climate Change Means Past Trends Are Not Indicative of Future Water Availability: HSBC

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:40

  15. BRIC Nations Are Four of Top Five Global Water Consumers

    23 May 2012- 08:31 by Local Press Report ENSCHEDE Scientific American China is the largest water consumer in the world followed by India and the United States. Brazil and Russia round out the top five global water consumers, according to a new report in S ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

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