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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a book that illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws and policies on SDG achievement. The publication finds that ABS is being used by the private sector, researchers, indigenous peoples, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Toolkit Collates Resources for SDG Monitoring and Reporting

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Toolkit Collates Resources for SDG Monitoring and Reporting

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: A toolkit launched by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ (DESA) Statistics Division aims to support national governments in their efforts to monitor and report on progress towards the SDGs. As a “live document,” the toolkit will be continuously updated as new resources become available. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CARICOM Publishes Aichi Targets Regional Assessment

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Invasive Alien Species, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CARICOM Publishes Aichi Targets Regional Assessment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat published an assessment of the region’s progress towards each of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, which are integrated in SDGs 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land). The assessment provides key information given “the relative lack of baseline data and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GWP Convenes Central American Workshop on SDG 6

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GWP Convenes Central American Workshop on SDG 6

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: The Global Water Partnership (GWP), with the Government of El Salvador, organized a two-day workshop for Central American countries to share their actions and support each other’s efforts towards achieving SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation). Countries presented their experiences of incorporating the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Takes Up Development Reform, Improving Partnerships

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Commerce, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Germany, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Korea, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Takes Up Development Reform, Improving Partnerships

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The repositioned UN development system must be independent, predictable, impartial and guided by national ownership, said delegates at debates in the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Second Committee (Economic and Financial). They also emphasized that while global partnerships are instrumental in harnessing investment, transferring technology, generating employment and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, International Negotiations, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: Small island developing States (SIDS) committed to strengthen their efforts to tackle the impacts of climate change and achieve the SDGs, during a preparatory meeting for the midterm review of the SAMOA Pathway. The SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway, the outcome of the Third International […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Addresses Migration, Technology, International Collaboration

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Immigration, India, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Addresses Migration, Technology, International Collaboration

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: With the numbers of migrants increasing faster than the global population, UN Member States emphasized the increased interdependence between countries, and called for the recognition of migrants’ qualifications and role in development, as well as for the protection of their rights and the combatting of illegal trafficking. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Plan Discussions on Alignment with 2030 Agenda

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Plan Discussions on Alignment with 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 October 2018: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés is expected to appoint co-facilitators for the process related to the alignment between the agendas of the UNGA, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), their subsidiary bodies and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Espinosa noted her […]

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