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  1. Corruption Impacts Basic Services in Middle East, North Africa: Transparency International

    4 May 2016- 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Fifty million people in the Middle East and North Africa-- nearly one-third of public service users-- have to pay bribes to access basic services including utility services, public schools, clin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 12:03

  2. 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

  3. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in orde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  4. Union for the Mediterranean Launches New Initiative to Improve Water Sector Governance

    The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) announced this week that it is launching a new project, in partnership with the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to improve governan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2013 - 10:06

  5. Arab League Promotes Nuclear Solution for Water Production

    Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2012 - 11:30

  6. UK to Sign UN Watercourses Convention

    The United Kingdom last week announced plans to sign onto the UN Watercourses Convention, bringing the agreement one step closer to ratification by the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  7. African Water Facility to Outsource Consultancy Services

    18 Oct 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The African Water Facility (AWF), an initiative of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), has announced plans to outsource consultancy services to prepare project completion reports fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:41

  8. World Bank-U.S. Government Working Groups Identify WASH Programs for Collaboration

    3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  9. Financing a Major Stumbling Block to Progress in Sanitation Development: AfDB

    8 Aug 2011- 18:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The lack of adequate financing is “one of the major stumbling blocks to progress in the (sanitation) sector,” according to Sering B. O. Jallow, Officer in Charge, Water & Sanitation Departmen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:48

  10. WB, NASA, USAID to Help Arab Countries Improve Water Management


    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  11. Arab Water Academy Trains First Water Diplomats

    7 Mar 2011- 13:14 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Gulf News (United Arab Emirates) Arab Water Academy last week completed training of its first group of water diplomats in the Arab region. The group included 25 senior policy-makers from ministries of wate ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:12