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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Convene Group of Friends on VNRs, HLPF Review

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, 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, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Convene Group of Friends on VNRs, HLPF Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Presidents will expand a Group of Friends to consider two issues related to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: the yearly Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of national-level progress, and the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, IMO, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is accelerating action and implementing measures to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To advance the objectives of the IMO’s initial strategy to reduce […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Ocean Conference, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided to convene a high-level conference on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources, within the context of the SDGs. The 2020 Conference follows the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General, AUC Chairperson Urge Greater Momentum on SDGs, Climate Action

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General, AUC Chairperson Urge Greater Momentum on SDGs, Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed their commitment to deepen the strategic partnership between the UN and the AU in achieving sustainable development and addressing peace and security issues in Africa. Guterres and Faki released a joint communique following […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: How to Respond to an Economically Delicate Situation of Environmental Emergency?

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Fiscal Updates, France, Gas, Germany, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, United Kingdom, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: How to Respond to an Economically Delicate Situation of Environmental Emergency?

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 May 2019: In April, significant declines in global economic growth were revealed during the Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Meetings made it clear that multilateral cooperation is needed to address multiple challenges associated with […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Asks Missions to Reduce Single-use Plastics

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Health, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Asks Missions to Reduce Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 April 2019: UN General Assembly President (UNGA) Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces has requested UN Member States’ delegations to consider limiting their consumption of single-use plastic both inside and outside of UN Headquarters. Espinosa also informed governments of imminent changes being made on UN premises to reduce plastic waste. In […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: International Finance Facility for Education Prepares to Launch

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, United Kingdom, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: International Finance Facility for Education Prepares to Launch

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 April 2019: UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed encouraged governments to increase domestic financing for education and called on the international community to help address national funding shortfalls for education, at a high-level breakfast meeting in Washington, DC, US to discuss the design of the International Finance Facility for Education. […]

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