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  1. GCA Recommends Action Areas For Water Resources Adaptation

    15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on ne ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:33

  2. UN Agencies Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Matthew-Hit Parts of Haiti

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  3. ‘I’m Lake Urmia’ Petition Signed by 1.7m Iranians, Presented to UN

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Actor Reza Kianian presented the “I’m Lake Urmia” petition, signed by around 1.7 million Iranians, to the UN resident coordinator in Iran Gary Lewis, in Tehran on Monday. Access Climate Developme ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2016 - 07:07

  4. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  5. 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

  6. Brazil Ratifies Paris Climate Agreement

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, on September 12th ratified the climate change agreement reached at COP21 in Paris last year. Brazil’s ratification follows those of the Unites States and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 09:59

  7. Funding for Cholera Effort Key for Development in Haiti: UNICEF

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Funding to prevent the spread of cholera in Haiti is crucial to development in the country, Marc Vincent, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Haiti, said last w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  8. 2 Billion Worldwide Face Water Stress: SDG Report

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States About 800 million people around the world live in extreme poverty and hunger, over 2 billion are affected by water stress, and 2.4 billion still lack improved sanitation facilities, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  9. Local Authorities in Northern Cyprus Debate Whether to Take Water From Turkish Pipeline

    13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Local councils in northern Cyprus are currently deciding whether or not to accept water piped in from Turkey via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project at the transitional price of $.78 USD p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2016 - 11:23

  10. Technical Problems Halt Water Supply Via Turkey-Cyprus Pipeline

    2 Jun 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYRTOU, Cyprus The flow of freshwater to parts of northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline from Turkey has been delayed due to technical problems at the Myrtou pumping station. Officials from the Turkish Genera ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:48

  11. Turkey, Turkish Cypriots Sign Management Protocol for Water Supply Project

    20 May 2016- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus The Turkish government and Turkish Cypriot authorities this week finally signed the protocol for management of water transferred from Turkey to Northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline. The a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 11:37

  12. UN, World Bank Chiefs Announce New High-Level Panel on Water Members

    22 Apr 2016- 07:55 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY UN News Centre United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced yesterday the appointment of 10 Heads of State and Government, as well as two Special A ...

    Local Press Report - 04/22/2016 - 07:55

  13. Malawian Business Leaders Question Right to Water

    23 Mar 2016- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Business groups in Malawi this week called into question the right to water, arguing that water services should be viewed as a source of income and not a charitable donation. William Muhairwe, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:39

  14. Poor Water, Sanitation Harm Workers: UN Secretary General

    22 Mar 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Lack of access to clean water and adequate sanitation harms workers around the world, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a message to mark World Water Day on March 22nd. This ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 10:10

  15. Cyprus Protests to UN Over Turkish Water Pipeline

    22 Mar 2016- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus Cyprus has protested to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon over the project to transport water from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline. In a letter sent to Ban on March 8th and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 09:13