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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: African ministers meeting on the eve of the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference adopted an action agenda aimed at ensuring a coherent approach to addressing the interlinked challenges of biodiversity loss, land degradation and climate change. The Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity brought together 30 African ministers responsible for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African States, CITES, CMS Establish Initiative to Protect Carnivores

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CITES, CMS, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Germany, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, West Africa, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African States, CITES, CMS Establish Initiative to Protect Carnivores

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: More than 30 countries have established the African Carnivore Initiative, which represents the first Africa-wide commitment to save African wild dogs, cheetahs, leopards and lions. The Initiative is a collaboration between the two global treaties with a mandate to conserve endangered species: the Convention on International Trade […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance to Close Global Energy Access Gaps to Meet SDG 7 Insufficient, SEforALL Report Warns

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance to Close Global Energy Access Gaps to Meet SDG 7 Insufficient, SEforALL Report Warns

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 November 2018: Financial commitments to achieve universal access to electricity and clean cooking are still falling “far short” of what is required to meet global energy goals by 2030, according to report released by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), which analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, GCF, GEF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The true costs of adaptation in Africa are expected to be much higher than originally projected and will require creative financing and significant private sector engagement, according to a report published by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), which calls for mainstreaming, scaling up and accelerating adaptation support across […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, North Africa, Off-grid, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: During the month of October, we saw reports on long-term development and mitigation strategies, and more finance was made available for several energy and other investment projects, including from the European Investment Bank. A report by Oil Change International identified the need for Multilateral Development Banks’ to increase […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Security Council, UNGA Address Women in Peace, Security

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Security Council, UNGA Address Women in Peace, Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: The UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly (UNGA) debated the role of women in peace and security, nearly two decades after the Security Council’s adoption of the landmark resolution on the topic (resolution 1325 (2000)). Governments addressed the “systemic failure” to integrate women into processes […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Linkages between Climate Change and Challenges to Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, United States of America, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Linkages between Climate Change and Challenges to Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

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: Policy Brief: Leaders at UNGA 73 Debate Urge Accelerated Climate Action, Security Council to Address Climate Change

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Law, Investment, Islands, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Melanesia, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, Nepal, New Zealand, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, solar, Solomon Islands, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Leaders at UNGA 73 Debate Urge Accelerated Climate Action, Security Council to Address Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) high-level General Debate focused on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change, among other topics. Leaders underscored the need for accelerated action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with small island developing States […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Approves Over US$1 Billion for 19 Projects in Developing Countries

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Approves Over US$1 Billion for 19 Projects in Developing Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 October 2018: The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board launched GCF’s first replenishment, approving over US$1 billion for 19 new projects in developing countries. Together with co-financing, these projects will channel over US$4.2 billion in climate financing for low-emission and climate-resilient development. So far in 2018, GCF has approved 42 […]

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