3 May 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Water Diplomacy Talks and OOSKAnews Voices are a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Marianne Kjellén (PhD), Senior Water Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), works with UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance Programme at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. In UNDP’s Global Policy Network (GPN) Marianne contributes with thought leadership, policy advocacy and technical support on water governance. She engages with global and international processes and supports project implementation and oversight on water governance-related substance. Prior to re-joining the UNDP in 2016, she worked for the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the Stockholm University and many years for the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
30 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY
São Paulo. Cape Town. Now Santiago and Los Angeles. Cities around the world are being forced to live with less water, as global warming melts glaciers, diminishes snow packs and exacerbates decades of water mismanagement. Not just less water for now. Maybe less water forever. Los Angeles and many of its suburbs will soon restrict outdoor watering to once a week — and if that doesn’t work, ban outdoor watering altogether...
26 Apr 2022 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The use of groundwater has facilitated a doubling in international trade in food and agricultural products since 1995 but groundwater governance mechanisms with joint management of resources are urgently needed to control aggressive depletion of resources.
18 Apr 2022 NUR SULTAN
Irrigation systems, hydraulic structures, legislation to be part of new Water Code to be submitted in 2023.
5 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Dakar Declaration another milestone on the Road to New York 2023.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
UNECE and GWH examine successful aquifer arrangements in Africa, Europe and South America. Successful transboundary water management is fueled by transparent access to data.
1 Apr 2022 ACCRA, Ghana
At a media briefing, Water Resources Commission underscores importance sensible exploitation of groundwater resources and overall importance in socio-economic development of the country.
23 Mar 2022 PRETORIA, South Africa
South Africa set to impose further water sanctions across its metropolitan cities in attempt to alleviate water stress across the country
22 Mar 2022 RABAT, Morocco
Morocco’s water scarcity problems have been acknowledged by the Moroccan Court of Accounts which has made recommendations for new measures to tackle the problem in its newly released annual audit report. The agency acknowledges progress already made to proactively address the decline in water resources...
15 Mar 2022 BELGRADE
The leading scientific research organization in Serbia was sold to a consortium of the Millennium team and the institute's directors for $2.73 Million USD. The sale is now being overturned.
15 Mar 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Past issues of The Water Diplomat now available on OOSKAnews website.
8 Mar 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Action framework of the content of the Dakar Forum 2022 is based on the intention to create coherence with the Sustainable Development Goals and to contribute directly to their achievement.