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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The independent group of scientists for producing the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) released a draft version of the report to UN Member States on 17 May 2019. The group’s co-chair, Peter Messerli, then provided a briefing on its process and selected messages on 20 May. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, Forestry, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

Source: Small Island Developing States A sign of the passing seasons which many of us have come to expect is, increasingly, under threat. Each year, flocks of migratory birds arrive and leave in dazzling displays, landing in trees and on lakes, ponds and beaches, foraging for food in fields and marshes. They provide both sustenance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General, AUC Chairperson Urge Greater Momentum on SDGs, Climate Action

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General, AUC Chairperson Urge Greater Momentum on SDGs, Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed their commitment to deepen the strategic partnership between the UN and the AU in achieving sustainable development and addressing peace and security issues in Africa. Guterres and Faki released a joint communique following […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Rotterdam Convention, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) transmitted a report to the meetings of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions, highlighting UNEP’s activities related to COP decisions, including updates on programmatic collaboration between UNEP and the BRS Conventions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rotterdam COP Considers Listing Seven Chemicals to Annex III, Enhancing Convention Effectiveness

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, FAO, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rotterdam COP Considers Listing Seven Chemicals to Annex III, Enhancing Convention Effectiveness

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade is considering, among other issues, proposals to list seven additional chemicals in Annex III. The COP […]

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