2 Nov 2021 Geneva, Switzerland
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is tol support water security efforts with a new Water and Climate Coalition, Water Declaration and a new strategy for hydrology. Eight Long-term ambitions announced.
2 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
In the search for water solutions as our planet's climate changes, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) together with the University of Strathclyde, the University of Dundee and OOSKAnews hosted a pre-COP26 seminar on water solutions for climate change.
2 Nov 2021 Washington DC, United States
United States: Intelligence Advisory Issued Following Ongoing Cyber Attacks On Nation's Water Infrastructure
Advisory discloses three previously unreported ransomware attacks which hit facilities in Nevada, Maine, and California earlier this year.
1 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Observe the importance of responsible stewardship of water resources in Scotland! The host nation's virtual water pavilion at COP26 puts more context around Scotland's Hydro Nation strategy. This progressive strategy advances an innovative water sector that supports a flourishing low-carbon economy, promotes vibrant communities and the environment, and plays a crucial role in international development support.
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
21 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The Water Pavilion in the Blue Zone at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, aims to raise the profile of water, challenges and solutions, putting water at the very centre of climate solutions for mitigation and adaptation.
21 Oct 2021 SANAA, Yemen
While local and international humanitarian groups have been working to improve water availability in Yemen, without sufficient funding millions of Yemeni lives remain at risk without access to clean water.
19 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Water touches every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat and the energy we use to the ecosystems that surround us. Water resources, already under threat from the way humanity has developed and managed the resource to meet ever-growing and changing needs, are also being heavily impacted by climate change.
17 Oct 2021 CAIRO
Outgoing African Ministers’ Council on Water president called for activating the council’s role in achieving cooperation among African countries in the field of shared water management.
4 Oct 2021 Johannesburg, South Africa
Power supply to Johannesburg and Pretoria curtailed. More cutbacks predicted.
4 Oct 2021 NEW DELHI
New varieties reduce water and pesticide requirements