1 May 2021 DELHI
City of Delhi accuses government of India's Haryana State of sending untreated water when the city is in dire need of water for hospital usage in the surge of Covid, and for festival purposes like Navratri and Ramzan.
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.
1 May 2021 Darwin
The Northern Territory government awarded Fortune Agribusiness a license to extract 40 billion liters of underground water per year to irrigate a 3500-hectare horticulture project at Singleton cattle station, about 380km north of Alice Springs. Native title holders concerned.
30 Apr 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
"Import" criticised amid claims that South Africa has brought in Cuban workers across a number of sectors for twenty years, with little evidence they have done anything significant that South African workers can't do themselves.
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.
14 Apr 2021 CAPE TOWN
Poor economic growth, a water deficit, poor monitoring and data collection, increasing pollution and water stress worsened by climate change contribute.
14 Apr 2021 ANKARA
Diplomatic and media bickering regarding what happened in Ankara. Xinjiang-related issues related?
10 Apr 2021 NAYPIYTAW
Myanmar’s young people are calling on their fellow citizens not to celebrate the country’s major traditional new year water festival next week. The boycott is an act of defiance and a way of honoring around 500 killed by the military junta.
1 Apr 2021 VATICAN CITY, Italy
Pope addresses the value of water on World Water Day 2021 and stresses food security and water quality are inextricably linked. Pleads for an end to wastage.
30 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Key milestone on the road to COP26 focuses on six key themes with specific water impacts: infrastructure issues, event preparedness, nature-based solutions, resilience and global security.
24 Mar 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews and Scotland, the Hydro Nation, brought together panelists for a discussion on different ways we value water.
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Happy World Water Day, 2021!
14 Mar 2021 BEIJING
One of the fastest accumulations of wealth in history.