4 May 2021 LONDON
In a media interview, Frans Timmermans warns that sacrifices would be needed from the older generation to ensure that young people can live in a safe climate.
4 May 2021 BISKEK, Kyrgyzstan
Disputes over water pumping station surveillance equipment quickly escalated into armed skirmish; over 50 dead and 150 injured on 28 April. 1 May Ceasefire. Tensions continue.
1 May 2021 GENEVA
In an open letter to States and Leaders, the International Council of Voluntary Aid Agencies cites the widening gap between aid needed on an international scale and the limited resources being made available to address crises.
29 Apr 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Security Council seeks to reinforce existing international humanitarian law on the protection of critical infrastructure in conflict zones amid increases in intentional damage with severe and long-lasting harm caused to civilians.
29 Apr 2021 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Netherlands talks to us about his work, the Netherlands' unique approach to valuing water and the need for global cooperation to maximise the leverage of water both in mitigation of and adaptation for climate change.
22 Apr 2021 KYIV, Ukraine
A million people lose fresh water supply as more infrastructure damaged in conflict. Continuing risk of radioactive contamination in flooded mine
17 Mar 2021 NEW YORK NY
Northeast Nigeria research establishes a connection between climate change and sucessful recruitment into armed militias. Other regions are vulnerable.
17 Mar 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Increasingly erratic and prolonged adverse weather patterns have contributed to Somalia's humanitarian crisis, exacerbated by conflict, disease and poor social protection.
17 Mar 2021 New YORK NY, United States
Conflict reduces access to vital resources like water and electricity, and also drives hunger.
UN Secretary General briefs Security Council.
16 Mar 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Issues of women’s participation and gender equality in governance of shared waters have received insufficient attention.
12 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
International water security issues should elevated within US foreign policy and national security activities as part of a wider case for rebooting US national security architecture and doctrine, according to a new report.
4 Mar 2021 KYIV
Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov believes that Ukraine must not supply water to the temporarily occupied Crimea until the country restores its sovereignty over the peninsula. Until 2014, Ukraine provided 85% of Crimea's fresh water needs through the North Crimean Canal which connects the Dnieper with the peninsula...