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Gold Standard Launches Tool to Measure Progress on SDGs, Climate Targets

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Gold Standard Launches Tool to Measure Progress on SDGs, Climate Targets 10 July 2017: Gold Standard launched a new standard to quantify, certify and maximize the contributions of climate and development interventions towards the objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development […]

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Carbon Pricing and Markets Update: Calls Made for Long-term Pricing Signals

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, China, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Small Island Developing States  /  Comments Off on Carbon Pricing and Markets Update: Calls Made for Long-term Pricing Signals

MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Carbon Pricing and Markets Update: Calls Made for Long-term Pricing Signals June 2017: Recent reports and studies on carbon pricing and markets highlight that: a strong carbon price is required for meeting the Paris Agreement’s goals; effective policy architectures that support emissions trading systems (ETSs) should […]

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Stakeholders Discuss Role of Partnerships in Development Cooperation

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Stakeholders Discuss Role of Partnerships in Development Cooperation 11 July 2017: The Governments of Bangladesh and Canada, under the auspices of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, hosted a side event during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) during which speakers discussed the […]

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CSO Publications Review VNR Main Messages, SDG Implementation

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: CSO Publications Review VNR Main Messages, SDG Implementation 10 July 2017: In preparation for the 2017 session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), Together 2030 and World Vision released a review of main messages from Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) that will be presented […]

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ESCAP Report Assesses Regional SDG Progress

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: ESCAP Report Assesses Regional SDG Progress 10 July 2017: The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) launched a report that presents baseline data for the region’s progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and identifies key development gaps that need to […]

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IEA Reports Record High Investments in Renewables Amid Global Energy Investment Slump

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Economics, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Small Island Developing States  /  Comments Off on IEA Reports Record High Investments in Renewables Amid Global Energy Investment Slump

MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: IEA Reports Record High Investments in Renewables Amid Global Energy Investment Slump 11 July 2017: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its second annual report, which provides a benchmark analysis of global energy investment. Titled ‘World Energy Investment 2017,’ the reports indicates that, in 2016, […]

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SIWI Raises Awareness of Gender, Forests and Wastewater Links

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: SIWI Raises Awareness of Gender, Forests and Wastewater Links 7 July 2017: The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) launched a photo competition to raise international awareness of women’s roles in managing water. Domestically, SIWI is cooperating with national actors to highlight issues in forestry, pharmaceutical emissions […]

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Capacity Building and Technology Update: TEC Promotes South-South and Triangular Cooperation on Adaptation

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Capacity Building and Technology Update: TEC Promotes South-South and Triangular Cooperation on Adaptation June 2017: Recent weeks have brought news regarding activities carried out under the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism. The Technology Executive Committee (TEC) issued a publication on South-South and triangular cooperation on adaptation technologies, and […]

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Event: Mountain Partnership Fifth General Assembly

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Event: Mountain Partnership Fifth General Assembly The fifth General Assembly of the members of the Mountain Partnership will be held following the High-level Conference on ‘Mountains under Pressure’ and celebration of International Mountain Day. The Mountain Partnership focal points are expected to take part in the […]

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Event: International Mountain Day and High-Level Conference

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Event: International Mountain Day and High-Level Conference The high-level conference on mountains, titled ‘Mountains under Pressure,’ will coincide with International Mountain Day and the 15th anniversary of the Mountain Partnership. The conference will raise awareness of the need to place mountain ecosystems and peoples at the […]

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Event: Tenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses

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MIL OSI – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Event: Tenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses The Tenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses will features research addressing the following annual themes: scientific evidence; the assessment of impacts in divergent ecosystems; human impacts and impacts on humans; technical, political and […]

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Workshop highlights the significance of developing common understanding on gender mainstreaming

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Tonga, Tonga Government  /  Comments Off on Workshop highlights the significance of developing common understanding on gender mainstreaming

MIL OSI – Source: Tonga Government Headline: Workshop highlights the significance of developing common understanding on gender mainstreaming 12th July 2017 Two consultants from Australia and Canada were in Nuku’alofa to facilitate a one-day workshop on Gender Training Needs, Design and Tonga Gender Profile Information.Opened by the Prime Minister and Minister for Internal Affairs Hon. […]

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