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  1. Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth by a Third in Some Countries: World Bank

    27 Aug 2019- 10:14 by TWD Staff STOCKHOLM, Sweden A new World Bank report “ Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis ” shows how a combination of bacteria, sewage, chemicals, and plastics is able to deplete oxygen from water supplies and transform wate ...

    TWD Staff - 08/28/2019 - 02:18

  2. Stockholm's World Water Week Highlights Water, Ecosystems, Human Development

    8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 10:33

  3. Nations Pledge $4.1 Billion USD To Global Environment Facility

    26 Apr 2018- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 Billion USD to the Global Environment Facility (GEF)  for its new four-year investment cycle, (known as GEF-7). GEF is a partnership of 18 agen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  4. WWF Urges Water Management for Development in Africa

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM WWF A new report developed by WWF and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev)urges economic planners to catalyse development in Africa by investing in water management, while calling on business leaders to play th ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2017 - 11:14

  5. Cardinal Speaks of Religion’s Role in Water

    7 Sep 2016- 06:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Roman Catholic Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, gave a keynote address in Stockholm last week at the city’s annual World Water Week. Turkson s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 06:23

  6. Stockholm Week Ends with Calls for Implementation

    6 Sep 2016- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm’s World Water Week concluded last week, with an insistence that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Develop ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 09:29

  7. OOSKAnews Talks: Benedito Braga of World Water Council

    31 Aug 2016- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockhholm’s annual World Water Week gave OOSKAnews an opportunity to catch up with Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. OOSKAnews: Ben, very nice to meet you again; please s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2016 - 17:31

  8. Water is Key to Implementation of Climate Adaptation

    30 Aug 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden A high-level international seminar, “Water to Guide the Implementation of the (COP 21) Paris Agreement,” will convene on September 1st at Stockholm’s 26th World Water Week. The event will be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2016 - 10:08

  9. OOSKAnews Voices: Global Partnerships for Sustainable Groundwater Management

    29 Aug 2016- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa 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 pla ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2016 - 16:00

  10. UN to Adopt Sustainable Development Goals

    25 Sep 2015- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations today (September 25) began a three-day meeting during which the body is expected to formally adopt a new global sustainable development agenda. One hundred ninety ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2015 - 11:19

  11. SIWI, Partners Launch Regional Development Master Plan for Jordan Valley

    10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DEAD SEA, Jordan The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and consortium partners EcoPeace Middle East and the Global Nature Fund this week released a Regional NGO Master Planfor Sustainable Developm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 10:17

  12. US Water Partnership Launches H2infO at World Water Week

    3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The US Water Partnership, a public-private alliance formed to unite US expertise on water and sanitation, announced the launch of a new information platform – H2infO – during World Water Week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

  13. World Water Week Aims to Increase Collaboration Between Water, Energy Sectors

    29 Aug 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The 24th annual World Water Week (WWW) in Stockholm, which begins on August 31st, will focus on increasing collaboration between representatives from the water and energy sectors-- something ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 09:58

  14. World Water Week 2014 Focuses on Energy, Water

    28 Aug 2014- 09:39 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM World Water Week Over 2,500 politicians, business leaders, innovators, thought leaders and practitioners are set to meet in Stockholm in a few days, for the 24th annual World Water Week. This year’s focus ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2014 - 09:39

  15. Increased Collaboration Needed Between Water, Energy Sectors: SIWI

    15 Aug 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Those in the water community must forge connections with water-dependent sectors, particularly the energy sector, in order to ensure that global water resources are properly managed, accordin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

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