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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference High-level Segment Emphasizes Need for Integrated Action

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference High-level Segment Emphasizes Need for Integrated Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The High-level Segment (HLS) of the UN Biodiversity Conference brought together leaders from national governments and international organizations during a two-day event immediately preceding the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Parallel sessions addressed ways and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: African ministers meeting on the eve of the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference adopted an action agenda aimed at ensuring a coherent approach to addressing the interlinked challenges of biodiversity loss, land degradation and climate change. The Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity brought together 30 African ministers responsible for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CARICOM Publishes Aichi Targets Regional Assessment

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Invasive Alien Species, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CARICOM Publishes Aichi Targets Regional Assessment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat published an assessment of the region’s progress towards each of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, which are integrated in SDGs 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land). The assessment provides key information given “the relative lack of baseline data and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEO Partnership Launches LDN Initiative to Link Global and Local Data for SDG Monitoring

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Japan, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UNCCD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEO Partnership Launches LDN Initiative to Link Global and Local Data for SDG Monitoring

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: An initiative launched during the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Week 2018 aims to bring together earth observation data providers and governments to develop quality standards, analytical tools and capacity needed to strengthen land degradation neutrality (LDN) monitoring and reporting. The GEO LDN initiative emerged from to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kenya Launches Climate-smart Agriculture Implementation Framework

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kenya Launches Climate-smart Agriculture Implementation Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 October 2018: The Government of Kenya, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), has launched the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Implementation Framework, which aims to provide a guide to innovative and transformative initiatives and best practices to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, GCF, GEF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The true costs of adaptation in Africa are expected to be much higher than originally projected and will require creative financing and significant private sector engagement, according to a report published by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), which calls for mainstreaming, scaling up and accelerating adaptation support across […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: AOSIS Chair Urges Increased Focus on Loss and Damage at COP 24

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AIMS, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, Investment, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: AOSIS Chair Urges Increased Focus on Loss and Damage at COP 24

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 November 2018: Following the release of the IPPC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15), policymakers have considered the report’s implications for the forthcoming round of climate negotiations. In an article, the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) Chairman, Thoriq Ibrahim, who also serves as the energy minister […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, North Africa, Off-grid, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: During the month of October, we saw reports on long-term development and mitigation strategies, and more finance was made available for several energy and other investment projects, including from the European Investment Bank. A report by Oil Change International identified the need for Multilateral Development Banks’ to increase […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNU-EHS Summer Academy Builds Capacity on Urban Dimension of Climate Action, SDGs, DRR

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, Environment, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNU, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNU-EHS Summer Academy Builds Capacity on Urban Dimension of Climate Action, SDGs, DRR

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 October 2018: The Summer Academy on World Risk and Adaptation Futures sought to build capacity and create networks for real-world impact, emphasize a stronger focus on drivers of future risk for risk reduction policy and action, foster collaboration between policymakers and practitioners, and provide them with information on future […]

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