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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA’s Second Committee Takes on Implementation of 2030 Agenda, Financing for Development and UN Development Reform

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA’s Second Committee Takes on Implementation of 2030 Agenda, Financing for Development and UN Development Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The UN General Assembly’s Second Committee (Economic and Financial) began work for the 73rd session, approving its programme of work, hearing a keynote address from Homi Kharas of the Brookings Institution, and starting its general debate. The Second Committee met on 4 October 2018, at UN Headquarters […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD-UNDP Initiative Shows US$1 Invested in Tax Capacity Brings US$100

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Culture, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Near East, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD-UNDP Initiative Shows US$1 Invested in Tax Capacity Brings US$100

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: Increased tax revenue directly attributable to the Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) and TIWB-style support are estimated at US$414 million, according to a report on activities over the programme’s second year of operations. The revenues raised have been about 100 times programme costs, which means that every […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Launch Initiative on Biodiversity, Resilience and Climate Change

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Launch Initiative on Biodiversity, Resilience and Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The EU, France, Australia, and New Zealand launched a Pacific initiative for biodiversity, climate change, and resilience. The initiative will focus strategically on the intrinsically interconnected areas of biodiversity and climate change. The 21 million Euro Joint Pacific Initiative for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Resilience was launched […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, English, events, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, WIPO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States The 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind will meet in Geneva, Switzerland, on the theme, ‘Human Rights Based Solutions for Access to Water and Sanitation’. The Summit will bring together governance leaders and funding agencies, and is expected to “set off a stream of chosen projects” that will […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Workshop on Reporting on Global Forest Goals and Targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, FAO, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Workshop on Reporting on Global Forest Goals and Targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States The Secretariat of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene a three-day workshop on reporting on progress made towards the achievement of the Global Forests Goals (GFGs) and targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Adaptation Committee Workshop: Fostering Engagement of the Agri-Food Sector in Resilience to Climate Change

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, events, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Adaptation Committee Workshop: Fostering Engagement of the Agri-Food Sector in Resilience to Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States Given the links between food security, trade and the need to adapt to climate change in the agri-food sector, the event will focus on how stakeholders can work towards fostering the capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to adapt to climate change. It aims at bringing together practitioners, experts […]

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