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Posts published in March 2009

UN warns of severe water shortages for more than 2.7 billion people by 2025

The warning was highlighted at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul, (March 16th-22nd 2009), in the 3rd UN World Water Development Report. The report is the most comprehensive study of the state of the world’s fresh water supply to date. Currently there are physical water…

Sudan President spurns arrest warrant

For the last six years, Darfur, a region in western Sudan, has been suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. After several years of investigation into the crisis, the International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, on several…

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