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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, IFAD, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 March 2019: According to the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), launched at the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), climate adaptation programmes have not effectively dealt with multiple slow and rapid onset hazards, such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones and sea level rise. Instead of addressing the underlying […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UNEA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 March 2019: The first regional edition of the One Planet Summit highlighted Africa’s role as a global partner with respect to innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience, and focused on renewable energy access and the protection of African ecosystems to foster and support sustainable growth while improving the resilience […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: At UNEA-4, States Endorse Resolution on Sustainable Infrastructure

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: At UNEA-4, States Endorse Resolution on Sustainable Infrastructure

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: At the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) in Nairobi, Kenya, Member States agreed on a resolution on sustainable infrastructure that had been presented by Mongolia. The resolution urges the international community to adopt concerted efforts in order to prevent detrimental lock-in effects for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Publishes New Strategic Orientation of UN-Habitat for 2020-2025

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Nations, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Publishes New Strategic Orientation of UN-Habitat for 2020-2025

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 February 2019: The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has issued a note by the Secretary-General outlining a new strategic orientation of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) for the period 2020-2025. It is the first strategic plan for UN-Habitat following the adoption of the SDGs, including Goal 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Soil Week 2019

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, events, Exploration, Finance, Forestry, Gas, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Soil Week 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States Global Soil Week (GSW) 2019 will bring together a diverse range of actors under the theme, ‘Creating Enabling Environments for Sustainable and Climate Resilient Agriculture in Africa,’ to initiate and strengthen policies and actions on sustainable soil management and responsible land governance. The event aims to, inter alia: emphasize the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Green Growth is at the Heart of Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment While Delivering on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

By   /  March 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Investment, Justice, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Green Growth is at the Heart of Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment While Delivering on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States On this International Women’s Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) would like to propose that inclusive green growth can serve as a crucible for the transformational change necessary to simultaneously achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment while implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN Sustainable Development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Summit Discusses Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Summit Discusses Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 February 2019: ‘Enhancing Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness’ was the focus of a summit hosted by the American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) and the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), with support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The Summit discussed activities and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 6th International Conference Energy and Meteorology

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 6th International Conference Energy and Meteorology

Source: Small Island Developing States The 6th International Conference Energy and Meteorology (ICEM 2019) will convene under the theme ‘Exploiting the Latest Weather and Climate Technology to Tackle the Energy Transition’. Hosted by the World Energy and Meteorology Council (WEMC) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), ICEM 2019 will bring together representatives from industry […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, GCF, Gender, Global, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IFAD, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Nepal, New Caledonia, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The 22nd meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board discussed the Fund’s first replenishment and strategic programming, and steps required to strengthen operations, reinforce standards and close policy gaps. The Board approved: nine new climate resilience and low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission projects totaling USD 440 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Publishes Overview of Katowice Climate Package

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Publishes Overview of Katowice Climate Package

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published an overview of the Katowice Climate Package, which elaborates implementation guidelines for the Paris Agreement on climate change, including procedures and mechanisms that will operationalize the Agreement. On mitigation, the Katowice Climate Package provides guidance for the second round of Nationally Determined Contributions […]

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