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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Japan, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 September 2018: The World Bank has released a report that warns that global waste could grow 70 percent by 2050 under a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario. The report identifies plastic as a key waste management problem, and provides recommendations for countries to develop and operate solid waste management systems. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Human Development Index Finds Improvements in Well-Being but Wide Inequalities

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Human Development Index Finds Improvements in Well-Being but Wide Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched the 2018 Human Development Index (HDI) finding that, on average, people are living longer, are more educated and have greater income. At the same time, however, the HDI reports that “massive differences” remain across the world in people’s well-being. Out of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: More Climate Adaptation Projects and Initiatives Mirror the Need to Protect Against Increasing Vulnerabilities

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, France, Gas, GCF, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: More Climate Adaptation Projects and Initiatives Mirror the Need to Protect Against Increasing Vulnerabilities

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 September 2018: During the month of August 2018, the Adaptation Fund Board received more country and regional project proposals, amounting to a record high of US$264 million in funding requests. A number of other projects and initiatives received substantial support from public and private sector organizations, indicating continued recognition […]

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