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  1. Tripartite GERD Talks Underway In Washington In Effort To Break Impasse

    15 Jan 2020- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met 14 January in Washington DC to discuss continuing differences around timing and technical regulations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2020 - 09:59

  2. Transboundary Water Cooperation Hampered By "Fake News"

    11 Jan 2020- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Manipulation of information and dissemination of “fake news” are having negative effects on transboundary water cooperation, according to an advisor to the Stockholm International Water Insti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2020 - 08:52

  3. Darfur Conflict: Water As A Tool For Peace

    30 Dec 2019- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat KHARTOUM, Sudan Human conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region has been described as “the first climate change war”. In 2007 the then United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said “Amid the diverse social and polit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  5. India Spends Big To Tackle Water Shortages In Heartland States

    27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Dawn Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a 60 billion rupee ($842 million) plan to tackle water shortages in the country’s seven heartland states where agriculture is a mainstay. The ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:29

  6. GERD Talks Show Little Sign Of Progress

    27 Dec 2019- 10:09 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Mor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  7. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:30

  8. MENA: Climate Stress Fuels Unstable Political Situations

    27 Dec 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report MONTREAL The McGill International Review While our environment might not transform in one conspicuous event, combined small changes will add up over time, and tip over into the aforementioned catastrophe. No place ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:31

  9. Climate Change Degrades Turkey Water Wealth

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah Turkey has weathered the consequences of global warming in recent years. As ecological patterns change seasonal temperatures, precipitation has gradually decreased. Mustafa Uzun, deputy directo ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:15

  10. Pakistan To Demand Indus Treaty Arbitration Proceedings

    19 Dec 2019- 12:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistan government delegation visiting Washington DC this month was expected to demand establishment of a court of arbitration to address concerns over India’s two hydroelectric power proj ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  11. GERD: Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Set To Meet Again In Washington

    19 Dec 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). E ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/19/2019 - 11:46

  12. "Irresponsible" Agriculture Contaminates Spain's Aquifers

    18 Dec 2019- 07:56 by Local Press Report MADRID Euronews Almost half of Spain's groundwater reserves are polluted, according to the Ministry of Ecological Transition. Also known as aquifers, the polluted reserves are a pressing problem that affects t ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2019 - 07:56

  13. United States: Feds Announce Review Of Interstate Colorado Water Pact

    16 Dec 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report DENVER CO CBS Denver Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 08:48

  14. Drought "Dries Up" Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba Shrinks. Transnational Power Supply Solutions Sought

    15 Dec 2019- 09:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARARE, Zimbabwe Lack of rain in Zambia and Zimbabwe has left the area in a prolonged drought, drastically reducing flow at the iconic Victoria Falls, shrinking Lake Kariba, affecting tourism, threatening the li ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  15. European Youth Parliament For Water: River Basin As The Backbone Of Regional Development

    15 Dec 2019- 10:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia The 15th Session of the  European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW), convening in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, with the theme “River basin: the backbone of regional development”, focused on p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

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