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Soon teams of local women were cleaning the river of solid waste as many as three times a week. (...) As the project began to scale up its activities, convening other river basin committees around the island, the Ministry of Infrastructures, Natural Resources and Environment was quick to invite Neves’ environmental champions to act as its ambassadors – sponsoring the women to visit other river basins to share their experiences. (...) “In São Tomé and Príncipe women are the ones who fetch water, who use the river to wash – so when you go to a river, it’s mostly women you see.
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Score: 1408766.7 - https://www.un.org/africarenewal/news/our-water-our-future
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DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION ON BILATERAL AND MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS IN FORCE IN THE FIELD OF INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT BY INLAND WATERWAY / SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF SWITZERLAND
In so far as it may seem necessary or useful to agree on a standard form for the provisions concerning the section of the river between Neuhausen and the border between Alsace and Switzerland, the police requirements shall be drafted identically on all essential points, on the basis of a prior agreement between the two Governments. Article 3 Persons engaged in navigation and rafting shall not be subject to the payment of any tax based solely on the use of the waters of the river or on passage under bridges, even in the event of the construction of bridges of vessels on this section of the Rhine, or where, to ensure the safety of a permanent bridge, it is required that such passage be effected only with the assistance of a pilot appointed for the purpose. (...) Article 7 The two Governments shall organize, each on its own territory, the necessary technical and police supervision of the section of the river in question. Infringements of river police regulations shall be punished by the competent authorities in accordance with their respective laws.
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Score: 1401797.7 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...=TRANS/SC.3/R.158/ADD.1&Lang=E
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Many live in remote areas where women face high risks of dying from complications in childbirth simply because they receive medical help too late. (16”) - 2 - ALBA W/ OTHER WOMEN ON BOARD A BOAT ALBA PERALTA ON CAMERA WOMEN ON BOARD BOAT ON NAPO RIVER CLOSE UP OF FEET GETTING OFF THE BOAT ALBA & HER GROUP WALKING IN HAMLET ALBA ENTERING MARIELA’S HOUSE MARIELA WITH MOTHER DEMONSTRATING VERTICAL POSITION Alba Peralta and a group of community health promoters are on a campaign to encourage rural women to switch from home birth to hospital delivery. (8.4”) ALBA: (Spanish) F “Life experiences have taught me that it’s my obligation to tell women they should go to a health centre because not only are their lives in danger, but their baby’s as well.” (10.75”) NARRATION Today they are travelling 60 miles up the Napo River to Palma Roja, one of the 500 tiny hamlets accessible only by boat. (8.62”) In 1998, the government passed a law providing free maternal health care to every woman, but few in rural communities know about it. (8.75”) In 2004, a network of health promoters known as the Users Committee was created. (...) This Otavalo model is now being replicated in other state health facilities. (19”) LILY: (Spanish) F “What’s being done is the recognition of the Declaration on the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples which says that they have the right to be taken care of according to their culture, and world view.” (10”) - 5 - ALBA & OTHER WOMEN ON BOAT MAN W/ CHILDREN ON BOARD RAFT UN LOGO NARRATION To inform women of their rights and birth choices is a critical role played by Alba and the Users Committees. (6”) Since they began their work, the number of pregnancy-related deaths has started to decline in Ecuador. (5.6”) This report was prepared by Patricia Chan for the United Nations. (4)
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Score: 1401532.5 - https://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unia1177.pdf
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MINIMUM MANNING REQUIREMENTS FOR INLAND NAVIGATION VESSELS / TRANSMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Personnel Employees constituting the crews of river vessels, whatever their duties or functions on board. (...) Rest hours 4.1 Crew members of river vessels shall be entitled to: - daily rest; - one day of rest per week; - rest on holidays; - paid annual leave and such additional leave as is provided for by the legislation in force or by the collective agreement. (...) All crew members shall be bound to report for such work. 5.2 Emergency work on river vessels includes: - life saving or salvaging vessels, ship’s property or cargo; - putting out a fire on one’s own or another vessel or on shore installations, or moving the vessel to a safe place; - dealing with an accident, damage to the vessel or faulty machinery if the accident, damage or fault hinders further movement of the vessel; TRANS/SC.3/WP.3/R.89 page 8 - rendering assistance to other vessels in distress; - salvaging damaged rafts; - refloating one’s own or another vessel or a raft or recovering cargo from vessels in distress; - bringing vessels to shelter in stormy weather; - responding to a general alarm, lifeboat alarm or "man overboard" alarm. 5.3 Work requiring all hands on river vessels includes: - forming or breaking up convoys of vessels or rafts; - weighing anchor or hauling tow-ropes manually on non-motorized vessels; - making fast in bad weather, passing through a lock, entering or leaving a slipway or dock, or mooring at or casting off from an unequipped quay or shore; - lowering and raising masts manually when passing under bridges or suspended structures; - opening and closing cargo hatches manually, setting up and/or clearing remnants of cargo from loading ramps, gangways or decks; - putting in place or moving suction dredges, landing stages, pontoons, support vessels or floating transshipment gear or other floating structures; or repositioning the delivery pipeline of a suction dredge.
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Score: 1399226.3 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...DS=TRANS/SC.3/WP.3/R.89&Lang=E
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WHO | Geneva University Hospitals - RAFT Network Access Home Alt+0 Content Alt+2 Search Search Submit Language عربي 中文 English Français Русский Español Menu Global Health Workforce Alliance About the Alliance Members & partners Country responses Knowledge centre Media centre Global Forums Geneva University Hospitals - RAFT Network Member profile Since 2000, the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) have been involved in coordinating the development of a network for eHealth in Africa (the RAFT, Réseau en Afrique Francophone pour la Télémédecine), first in Mali, and now extending to 10 French-speaking African countries. (...) RAFT has established multi-site operations in 14 North, West and Central African countries, as well as in Madagascar. RAFT also has limited operations in Chad and the Democratic Republic of Congo—the former Zaire—and is just beginning to connect a single location in Guinea.
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Score: 1376320.3 - https://www.who.int/workforcea...rtners/member_list/hugraft/en/
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PETITION FROM THE BABIMBI PEOPLE CONCERNING THE CAMEROONS UNDER FRENCH ADMINISTRATION
This contraption could 'hardly be called a ferry, but was more lik~ a raft; it w~s moved by. means of cables, one of which; about 2 cm in diameter, ·' -· uas stretched acros_s the river serving as a ~~ider for the one 1-.' (...) PINELLI, the chief of the Babimbi subdivision, has forbidden the inhabitants of the two shores to use canoes to cross the river. This agent of the colonial administration is doubly responsible for the tragic drama and ignominious mourning which has strucl{ the people of Babimbi. (...) In 1948, a group of Cameroonian Evangelical youth, returning from .a religious conference, was submerged when crossing the river; a large number of people were drowned and much property lost.
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Score: 1371994.9 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...en&DS=T/PET.5/322/ADD.1&Lang=E
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Documents Background documents Presentations Provisional agenda for the meeting   ENG - RUS List of participants   ENG - - Report ENG - RUS Overview of the programme of pilot projects on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins TFWC/2010/3 ENG - RUS Concept note on the platform for exchanging experience with adaptation on water and adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins TFWC/2010/4 ENG - RUS Report of the Extended Bureau meeting of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy, Geneva, 16-17 March 2010 ENG / ENG FRE RUS Background documents UNECE Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change ENG - RUS Draft Guidance on Water Supply and Sanitation in Extreme Weather Events, prepared by the Task Force on Extreme Weather Events under the Protocol on Water and Health ENG - - Presentations Dauria transboundary rivers- adaptation to climate change Mr. Eugene Simonov, Dauria Biosphere Reserve, WWF Russia ENG - RUS (large) Pilot project proposal on water and adaptation to climate change in the Drina and Vardar/ Axios river basins Ms. (...) Documents       Provisional Agenda ENG RUS TFWC/2009/6: Report ENG   TFWC/2009/2: Draft Guidance on Water and Climate Adaptation ENG RUS TFWC/2009/3: Comments from expert review ENG   TFWC/2009/4: Cooperation with the Task Force on Extreme Weather Events under the Protocol on Water and Health and d raft guidelines on water supply and sanitation ENG RUS Presentation on the cooperation ENG   TFWC/2009/5: Future work ENG   First meeting 22-23 November 2007, Bonn The first meeting of the Task Force was organized on 22-23 November 2007, in Bonn (Germany), back to back with the meeting of the Working Group on Climate Change of the Common Implementation Strategy for the EU Water Framework Directive which took place on 20-21 November 2007. (...) Henk van Schaik, the Netherlands pdf - Climate Change Impact to the River Runoff: Regional Study for the Central Asian Region, Ms.
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Score: 1371177.9 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DA.../water.and.climate_archive.htm
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Rapid economic growth, driven by a raft of reforms since 1986 that saw a shift from a centrally-planned to a market economy, has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world to a lower middle-income nation. (...) Water pollution has significant costs on productivity of key sectors and human health, with the Mekong river one of 10 in-land rivers responsible for 90 percent of global marine plastic pollution.
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Score: 1366661.1 - https://www.fao.org/vietnam/fa...t-nam/viet-nam-at-a-glance/en/
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APPLICATION OF THE THREE-TONE SIGNAL FOR VESSELS NAVIGATING BY RADAR IN REDUCED VISIBILITY CONDITIONS
The information on the application of the three-tone signal, transmitted by Governments and River Commissions, is given in the annex to this document. (...) Application of the three-tone signal by member States and River Commissions A. Bulgaria 4. Three-tone signal is applied on Bulgarian inland waterways, and vessels must be fitted with this equipment. (...) The Police Regulations for the Navigation of the Mosel no longer contain the requirement for the application of three-tone signal for vessels navigating by radar in reduced visibility. P. International River Sava Basin Commission 24. The Navigation Rules on the Sava River Basin are harmonized with CEVNI and contain the provisions for the application of three-tone signal for vessels navigating by radar in reduced visibility. 2 Automatic Identification System; Electronic Chart Display and Information System for inland navigation.
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Score: 1352347.1 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...TRANS/SC.3/WP.3/2020/18&Lang=E
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CIRCULATION OF INFORMATION CONCERNING EXISTING BILATERAL AND MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL INLAND WATER TRANSPORT : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
If such parts of the river lie between two States situated opposite each other, each shall bear half the cost of setting and maintaining such buoys. (...) ARTICLE 30 The riparian Governments shall take all necessary steps to see that navigation on the Rhine is not obstructed by either mills or other factories established on the river, or by bridges or other structures. They shall see TRANS/SC.3/R.158/Add.4 page 10 to it in particular that passage under bridges does not cause any delay to river traffic. (...) The Central Commission (art. 43) shall designate the time and the parts of the river where these surveys are to be made. The engineers shall report to it on the results.
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Score: 1337856.1 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...=TRANS/SC.3/R.158/ADD.4&Lang=E
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