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  1. Belgium: Flanders Works On Water "Shutdown Plan"

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times Since it still has not rained enough to make up for last year's water shortage, the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) is investigating how it can solve potential problems by switchin ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  2. Australia: Former Water Minister Rejects Water Buyback Deal Criticism

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Sydney Morning Herald Former water minister Barnaby Joyce signed off on a controversial water buyback deal without questioning key details, including links to the Cayman Islands, because it was "n ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  3. Jordan Prince Calls For Regional, Integrated Water Planning

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Chairman of The Higher Council for Science and Technology, HRH El Hassan Bin Talal, has emphasized the importance of joint meetings; complementary ties; linking between scientists, research ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  4. "Exploring Dam Politics: Rivalries, Power and Hope" Seminar This Week In Geneva

    22 Apr 2019- 06:22 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland In a fifth presentation of its “Water Talks” series, the Geneva Water Hub is sponsoring a seminar on "Exploring Dam Politics: Rivalries, Power and Hope". The April 25 discussion will take ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/05/2019 - 08:38

  5. Climate Change: Egypt To Invest $50 Billion USD In Drinking Water Access Programs

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Middle East Confidential Egyptian government plans to invest about 50 billion dollars over 20 years to secure access to drinking water for its 97 million population. The announcement was made by the Egyptian ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  6. Civil Chaos In Libya Hits Water Access

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report ZINTAN The Arab Weekly Zintan Mayor Mustafa al-Barouni said the city has suffered “injustice” and decades of marginalisation. “We find that some cities have basic services, telecommunications, roads, ports and job ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  7. Six Imprisoned Water Rights Activists Freed By Mexican Government

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY The New York Times The Mexican government has freed six activists who fought to protect their community's water supply, acknowledging that their rights were "seriously violated" during mo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  8. UNHRC Resolution On Clean, Affordable Water As A Human Civil Right Puts International Pressure On US Government

    9 Apr 2019- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) adopted language in its International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (the Covenant) review, April 2, that acknowledges the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 16:04

  9. New Detente in Malaysia-Singapore Water Sharing Standoff?

    9 Apr 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have agreed to "seek amicable solutions, including the possibility of dispute resolution through a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 06:41

  10. Iran Blames US Sanctions For Hampering Humanitarian Aid As Devastating Floods Force Mass Evacuations

    8 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Iran authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 70 villages in the country's southwest province of Khuzestan in early April. At least 47 people have been reported kil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:31

  11. Effects Of Climate Change On Bangladeshi Children

    8 Apr 2019- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh UNICEF has released a new report examining effects of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change on children in Bangladesh. With its flat topograph ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:16

  12. UAE Minister Urges MENA Countries To Act Now Against Water Shortages

    8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report AMMAN The National Dry countries in the Middle East and Africa should look to new technology for a reliable water supply, a UAE minister said. Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said bu ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2019 - 07:04

  13. Hyfluxed! What Next?

    7 Apr 2019- 12:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The drama surrounding troubled Singapore water desalination company Hyflux Ltd took another turn April 4, when the investment transaction with Indonesian “white knight investor” Indonesia&# ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 13:06

  14. Climate Change, Conflict Exacerbate NENA Water Scarcity, Hunger

    7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 09:32

  15. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

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