Monthly Archives: January 2015

  • Opinion: Failing To Learn From Experience

    January 28, 2015

    Angella Naturinda and Lynna Abaho January 28, 2015 Weather experts predict a continuation of the current hot and dry weather conditions in most parts of Uganda. This weather condition which started immediately after Christmas has come with several challenges such as food and water shortage, wildfire, siltation, soil erosion, pests and diseases which are causing […]

  • Oxfam Aids Flood Victims in Malawi

    January 27, 2015

    George Mhango January 27, 2015 With more rains expected in flood-stricken Malawi and camps for displaced people overwhelmed, Oxfam and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have launched an emergency appeal for more help to 42,000 desperate people. The donation by Oxfam is one of the major ones an international […]

  • New Guidance for Companies to Help Them Respect Human Rights to WASH Launched

    January 24, 2015

    WaterSan Perspective Reporter January 24, 2015 The United Nations Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate has launched the first comprehensive guidance for companies about how to meet their responsibility to respect the human rights to water and sanitation. The Guidance For Companies on Respecting the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Bringing a Human Rights Lens […]

  • UN–Water Zaragoza Conference Opens

    January 15, 2015

    Watersan Perspective reporter January 15, 2015 The UN-Water Chair Michel Jarraud has highlighted the central role of water in sustainable development of communities. In his welcome video at the opening of the 2015 International Annual UN–Water Zaragoza Conference in Zaragoza Spain today, Jarraud stressed that, “water is at the core of sustainable development.” He told […]

  • Over 300 to Attend 2015 International Annual UN–Water Zaragoza Conference

    January 12, 2015

    WaterSan Perspective Reporter January 12, 2015 More than 300 people converge in Zaragoza, Spain this week for this year’s International Annual UN–Water Zaragoza Conference. The participants from United Nations Agencies and programmes, experts, representatives of the business community, governmental and non-governmental organizations will meet from 15 to 17 January 2015. They aim to draw conclusions […]