Tag: Rivers

5Jun
Message from Save the Tigris on World Environment Day

World Environment Day, 5 June, represents a global opportunity to tackle global, transboundary, and local environmental issues. It is an occasion for millions around the world to both…

26Nov
Rivers for Recovery Statement – A Global Call to Protect Rivers and Rights as Essential For a Just and Green Recovery

More than 130 organizations from 45 countries have endorsed the global call, including Save the Tigris Campaign. Endorse this call here The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting public…

21Jul
Meeting Iraqi Kurdistan’s Lone Water Keeper

Maaz Farhan, NIQASH, 19/07/2017 Iraqi Kurdistan could have a serious water problem by 2025, authorities say. One Sulaymaniyah man is using his skills as an artist and video…

18Dec
Water Wars: Iranian Dam Threatens Iraqi Kurdistan’s Legendary Sirwan River

Salam Handani – Niqash When neighbouring Iran tested their new dam recently, levels on an important Iraqi Kurdish river dropped four meters. Locals fear when the dam is…

12May
Open Letter to the Iraqi Government, the Kurdistan Regional Government from the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign

Press Release, May 12, 2015 Iraq faces a growing water emergency. Frequent water shortages, due to chronic mismanagement, have intensified into a complex crisis. Daesh is using Iraq’s…

27Aug
Water Scarcity in Iraq: “Our river is becoming a swamp of algae and waste”

Al-Madaa Press / Maysan Translated by ICSSI ِAugust  27 , 2014 Residents of the Al-Majar Al-Kabeer district in the southern province of Maysan, complained on Thursday about water…

16Jul
Water and its Infrastructure are not Weapons of War: Protect Civilians’ Right to Water in Iraq

Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign Tuesday 15 July 2014 The Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign is concerned that parties involved in the current conflict…

13Jul
The Unity of Water

MOSCOW – Project Syndicate In May, Vietnam became the 35th and decisive signatory of the 1997 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses.…