7 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The governments of Tajikistan and Hungary are spearheading a new water and climate coalition, announced at COP26, to create an integrated monitoring framework on water and climate and to help diffuse tensions between countries and regions over access to and control over water resources.
4 Nov 2021 DUNDEE, United Kingdom
Climate Change and Water: The Missing Agenda at COP26.
UNESCO Centres gather.
Link to Video and Full Agenda are below.
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 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.
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
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.
17 Oct 2021 GENEVA
Extraordinary meeting to address "explosive" growth in demand for WMO services
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.