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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Korea, land, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

Source: Small Island Developing States In March this year, an unusual sand and dust storm nicknamed ‘Mars on Earth or Orange Snow[1]’ transported and deposited dust that transformed European landscapes into a surreal orange-tinted scenery. An even more drastic dust storm swept over India recently and left behind a trail of casualties.[2] Then in May, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Mountain Forum 2018: Mountains in a Changing World

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, English, Europe, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mountains, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Near East, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Mountain Forum 2018: Mountains in a Changing World

Source: Small Island Developing States This forum will meet on the theme, ‘Mountains in a Changing World: Strengthening Partnerships and Pathways towards a Thriving Mountain Future’. It is the fourth in a series of World Mountain Forum (WMF) events and will be hosted by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, with the support from the […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: Remarks by H.E President Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of…

By   /  June 10, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Central Asia, China, Crude, Defense, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Fisheries, Gas, India, Intelligence, Investment, Iran, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Middle East, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Security, Terrorism, Trade, United States Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: Remarks by H.E President Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of…

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – Report: Your excellency President Xi Jing Ping, Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Heads of Organizations, Ladies and Gentlemen: we meet against the background of global uncertainty and disruptive change.The space of SCO, fortunately, is experiencing one those rare “open moments” of history, when creative change, pragmatic pursuit of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international climate goals. During the month of May, several institutions acknowledged this fact and took action, including forming financial partnerships, increasing budget allocations to implement climate change policy, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast June 2018: Leadership, Water, Oceans and Finance on the Agenda

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, G7, GEF, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, 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, governance, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast June 2018: Leadership, Water, Oceans and Finance on the Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual meeting of the Group of 7 (G7) Leaders’ Summit will take place early in June, bringing a focus on where these seven world leaders agree, and agree to disagree. The Canadian G7 Presidency has selected themes that map onto the SDGs, so we will be watching this meeting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: P4R Network Releases Comparative Analysis of 2017 VNRs

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, governance, India, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: P4R Network Releases Comparative Analysis of 2017 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2018: In a “non-paper” analyzing the 43 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) submitted to the 2017 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the transnational multi-stakeholder network Partners for Review (P4R) discusses institutional mechanisms for review processes, participation of non-state actors, and statistics and data for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Focus on Europe

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, Western Asia, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Focus on Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2018: In the past month, Europe has seen a flurry of activity relating to finance for climate mitigation, including a €300 million investment partnership between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Chinese Eximbank, a commitment from the European Commission to increase spending on climate change to 25% of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Adopts Resolution on Global Environment Pact

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Global, 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, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Adopts Resolution on Global Environment Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2018: Following the high-level ‘Summit on a Global Pact for the Environment,’ which was held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) General Debate in September 2017, UNGA adopted the resolution, ‘Towards a Global Pact for the Environment’ (A/72/L.51). The International Union for Conservation of Nature […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Regional NDC Dialogue for Eurasia

By   /  May 20, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, EU, Europe, events, Finance, Gender, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Regional NDC Dialogue for Eurasia

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UNFCCC Dialogue will convene stakeholders from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia to exchange experiences on the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The event aims to: exchange national experiences and views related to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation planning, including […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: Remarks Delivered by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at Extraordinary Islamic…

By   /  May 19, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Central Asia, Crime, Culture, English, Fisheries, Human Rights, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Israel, Justice, Middle East, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Palestine, Turkish Government  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: Remarks Delivered by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at Extraordinary Islamic…

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – Report: Bismallah-i-Rahman-i-Rahim Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, Majesties, Excellencies, Mr. Secretary General, Ladies and Gentlemen; We are meeting in a time of tragic irony. Palestinian civilians are dying for demanding the right to have basic human and political rights. The irony is that the injustice inflicted upon them is repeating […]

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