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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: European Commission Proposes 3 Scenarios for SDG Achievement

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: European Commission Proposes 3 Scenarios for SDG Achievement

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: The European Commission (EC) released a paper outlining policy foundations for realizing a “Sustainable Europe” by 2030 and offering three possible scenarios for pursuing implementation of the SDGs. The Reflection Paper is issued as part of the debate on “the future of Europe,” which will culminate in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: European Chemicals Agency Recommends Microplastics Restriction

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, MIL OSI, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: European Chemicals Agency Recommends Microplastics Restriction

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has released the results of its review of available scientific information on the environmental and health risks posed by intentionally added microplastics from a variety of sectors, from agriculture and construction to the cosmetic industry. Based on the assessment, the ECHA recommends […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNSC Debates Climate Change Impact on Peace, Security and Development

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Immigration, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNSC Debates Climate Change Impact on Peace, Security and Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: Speakers warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) of increasing threats to peace, security and development as a result of climate change during a debate on the topic. Participants called for urgent action to reduce emissions and invest in climate risk prevention and management to address the multitude […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nigeria’s Kaduna State Highlights Subnational Actions Driving SDG Implementation

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Immigration, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nigeria’s Kaduna State Highlights Subnational Actions Driving SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: A conference in Kaduna State, Nigeria, highlighted the role of subnational governments in SDG implementation. Governor Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai briefed participants at the ‘SDGs Acceleration Conference 2019’ on his administration’s actions that make Kaduna an “SDG pacesetter.” El-Rufai said the Kaduna State Development Plan is aligned […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sustainability Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance towards SDGs

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sustainability Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance towards SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: A new standard has been launched to help drive finance towards the most impactful sustainable development projects. Verra, the non-profit organization that developed and manages the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), launched the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta), setting out rules and criteria for the design, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 January 2019: The Gates Foundation and partners launched the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator to support innovators under the age of 35, in Arusha, Tanzania. The 26 participants selected from a pool of over 2,000 applicants from around the world will work on projects related to data sourcing and accountability […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP-WCMC Hub Will Promote Trade for Sustainability

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP-WCMC Hub Will Promote Trade for Sustainability

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 January 2019: The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) announced it will lead a project to examine how trade decisions can be a positive force for achieving sustainability and supporting the SDGs and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The project is one of twelve interdisciplinary research hubs funded […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: The EAT-Lancet commission, a group of more than 30 leading scientists on planetary sciences, agriculture and nutrition, has released its report on food planet health, including targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production, as well as five strategies to achieve planetary health diets for nearly 10 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Soil Congress 2019

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, events, Exploration, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNCCD, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Soil Congress 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Soil Congress on the theme, ‘Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality: Future Perspective,’ will take place from 17-19 June 2019, marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The meeting will bring together senior scientists, academics, experts, policy makers, young researchers and students from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, China, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, events, France, G20, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, West Africa, Western Asia, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States This gathering is one of eight ministerial meetings taking place in Japan alongside the 2019 G20 Summit. Its main theme is: ‘Toward Sustainable Agro-Food Sector: Emerging Issues and Good Practices’. Issues to be discussed include: fostering innovative human resources and new technologies; Food Value Chains (FVCs), facilitating farmers’ and other […]

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