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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 December 2018: Preparations for the midterm review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway in September 2019 are underway at the global and regional levels. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has requested the UNGA President to finalize organizational arrangements for the review, and to encourage governments and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, FAO, GEF, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States The main focus of the ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity is to provide support for the ongoing discussions on a post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The meeting will be an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the latest and best available knowledge relevant to biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services, and to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 December 2018: The 55th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted the first Work Program since the approval of the seventh replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-7). The Work Program comprises 18 projects in 25 recipient countries, and amounts to USD 157.8 million, including GEF project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States A truth that is fundamental to humanity’s existence is that the Ocean sustains life on planet Earth. Think only of the way the Ocean provides us with over 50 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and the motivation to secure the Ocean’s health is incontrovertible. With that health now under […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Group Meeting on Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By   /  December 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Group Meeting on Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Source: Small Island Developing States This EGM is organized annually by the Indigenous Peoples in Development Branch within the Division of Inclusive Social Development of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). The theme of the 2019 EGM is, ‘Conservation and the rights of indigenous peoples,’ as recommended by the 2018 session of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Individuals’ New Year’s Resolutions can Advance SDGs, Suggests UNU Institute

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNU, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Individuals’ New Year’s Resolutions can Advance SDGs, Suggests UNU Institute

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: As 2018 comes to a close, the UN University (UNU) Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and Resources (FLORES) has called on the global community to make a “Global Goals resolution.” A New Year’s Resolution card for each of the 17 SDGs suggests a practical commitment […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICEL Publishes 12 Charts Analyzing Proposed Global Environment Pact

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Law, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICEL Publishes 12 Charts Analyzing Proposed Global Environment Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 December 2018: On the heels of the release of the UN Secretary-General’s report on the global pact for the environment, the International Council of Environmental Law (ICEL) released 12 Charts that group in one place most of the environmental law principles that Governments have already accepted in their international […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CMS Sharks MoU Adds Eight Species to Annex I

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CMS Sharks MoU Adds Eight Species to Annex I

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Third Meeting of Signatories (MOS3) to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks agreed to list eight species of sharks in Annex 1 of the MoU. The species that will now receive this protection include: the dusky shark; the common guitarfish; the […]

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