1 Aug 2022 TOKYO
The IAEA says the release, which will take place over many years and is not expected to begin before spring 2023, meets international standards and "will not cause any harm to the environment".
1 Aug 2022 BEIRUT
UNICEF has updated its report on Lebanon and says public sector providers have been unable to provide sufficient water to their customers, largely as a result of the power crisis, but also because they are unable to afford parts, repairs and diesel, amid spiraling inflation.
1 Aug 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Financing will support two key sectors to deliver ambitious plans that aim to accelerate sustainable management of water resources and further develop desalination and wastewater treatment projects.
30 Jul 2022 CARTAGENA, Colombia
A new study to deepen the understanding of the relationship of Covid-19 with water resources and to summarise the progress and lessons learned on water management and governance in Latin America during the post-pandemic period is underway.
28 Jul 2022 AMMAN, Jordan
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are rising and protests have been held against water shortages in the month of July.
28 Jul 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
There are unverified reports of cholera outbreaks in Mariupol as the city has no working water system only 3-5% of the population has access to water.
28 Jul 2022 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil
Water Diplomacy Talks is a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Paulo Carvalho Shinji Yoshimoto has a master’s degree in development studies from the Geneva Graduate Institute specializing in Environment and Conflict. He is a Bertha Challenge Fellow, young LGBTQIA+ person, water activist, and co-lead of the World Youth Parliament for Water with experience working in International Organizations. Currently, Shinji has been travelling Brazil in a jeep-home, working with communities who are key in the protection of water resources.
28 Jul 2022 SANA'A, Yemen
Multiple and mutually reinforcing humanitarian emergencies are extant: the conflict is inflicting civilian casualties and causing internal displacements, while the devaluation of the rial and the rise in global food prices have exacerbated food insecurity.
5 Jul 2022 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
The Dushanbe Declaration emphasises the relationships between water, climate change, and disaster risk reduction, mentioning water in the context of national adaptation plans and climate finance.
3 Jul 2022 SEOUL, South Korea
Unexpected water release from North Korea's Hwanggang dam aggravates high water in Imjin River in South Korea.
3 Jul 2022 GUWAHATI, India
Intense monsoon rains affect north-eastern India and Bangladesh; 1.8 million people in India and 4 million people in Bangladesh displaced.
3 Jul 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
The de facto political power in the Kurdish region accused Turkey of violating the tripartite agreement among Turkey, Syria and Iraq which determines minimum levels of water flow at the borders. It is considered a means of attack on the Kurdish people.