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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DOCO Head Appointed in Context of UN Development Reform

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DOCO Head Appointed in Context of UN Development Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 December 2018: UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Robert Piper of Australia to lead the “transformed” UN Development Coordination Office (DOCO). DOCO, which previously functioned under the leadership of the UN Development Group (UNDG) Chair and guidance of the UNDG, transitioned to the UN Secretariat in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA, Global Carbon Project Forecast Global CO2 Emissions Growth

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, hydropower, IEA, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA, Global Carbon Project Forecast Global CO2 Emissions Growth

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 December 2018: The Global Carbon Project and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have forecast increased carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, both globally and in industrialized countries, following a five-year decline. The IEA also expects emerging economies to emit more CO2 in 2018 than in 2017. Global CO2 emissions are expected […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, Gender, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, IRENA, KB, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Systemic Issues, Technology, Wave & Tidal, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 January 2019: Canada has become the 160th member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the global intergovernmental organization aiming to promote the widespread adoption of renewable energy. Canada’s accession was announced on the eve of IRENA’s ninth Assembly, which is bringing together more than 1,200 delegates including high-level […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 January 2019: The Permanent Representatives of Bangladesh and Spain will lead consultations to determine the modalities and organizational aspects of the International Migration Review Forum, which is established in the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The Forum is conceived as a “repurposing” of a prior mechanism, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Industrial Chemicals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 January 2019: The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer entered into force on 1 January 2019, following ratification by 65 countries. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) announced the entry into force, and noted that it will help reduce the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fashion Industry Launches Charter for Climate Action at COP 24

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fashion Industry Launches Charter for Climate Action at COP 24

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 December 2018: At the Katowice Climate Change Conference, the global fashion sector launched an industry charter that aims to address the fashion sector’s climate impact across its entire value chain. The charter recognizes the fashion industry’s role as both a contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and as a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Special Rapporteurs Issue Call to Fight Inequality

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Immigration, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Special Rapporteurs Issue Call to Fight Inequality

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 December 2018: Ten UN Special Rapporteurs on human rights issues have issued a joint statement urging the international community to step up efforts against economic inequality and discrimination. Their call came on the 32nd anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Right to Development. The Special Rapporteurs note that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IAEG-SDGs Approves Methodology for SDG Indicator on Marine Acidity

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IAEG-SDGs Approves Methodology for SDG Indicator on Marine Acidity

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The UN Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) has formally recognized the data gathering approach and methodology for SDG indicator 14.3 on marine acidity. The indicator will help track national efforts to tackle ocean acidification. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the UN Educational, Scientific and […]

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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: Fifth Our Ocean Conference Generates US$10.7 Billion in Pledges

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Gas, GEF, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Melanesia, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fifth Our Ocean Conference Generates US$10.7 Billion in Pledges

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The fifth Our Ocean Conference generated 305 commitments to maintain the sustainability of our oceans. Commitments focus on the Conference’s six themes: marine protected areas (MPAs); sustainable fisheries; marine pollution; climate change; sustainable blue economy; and maritime security. The US$10.7 billion in pledges represent commitments from a […]

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