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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Identifies Agriculture as Greatest Source of Water Pollution

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Chemicals & Wastes, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, FAO, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Irrigation, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, pesticides, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, water quality, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Identifies Agriculture as Greatest Source of Water Pollution

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 July 2018: Water pollution from unsustainable agricultural practices threatens human health and ecosystems, according to a report published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on behalf of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems. Noting that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO-IOC Briefs on Declining Ocean Oxygen

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Education, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Health, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO-IOC Briefs on Declining Ocean Oxygen

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 July 2018: The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) published a policy brief that shares scientific data and conclusions on the declining levels of oxygen in the world’s oceans and coastal waters. The brief aims to provide policymakers with the latest information […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partnership Dialogue Supports Implementation of Marshall Islands’ NDC

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Rights, Islands, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partnership Dialogue Supports Implementation of Marshall Islands’ NDC

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 July 2018: The Marshall Islands and the NDC Partnership co-hosted a Partnership Dialogue on Climate Change, which focused on supporting implementation of the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) by outlining national priorities to mobilize domestic and global partners and align resources with needs identified in the country’s draft NDC […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WBCSD Event Explores Opportunities for Sustainable Products, Services and Business Models

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, E-waste, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, HLPF 2018, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WBCSD Event Explores Opportunities for Sustainable Products, Services and Business Models

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: An event convened in the margins of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on the theme ‘SDG 12: Transforming Consumption and Production Globally’ considered strategies for achieving sustainable lifestyles, as called for by SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). Organized by the World Business […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Chief Sustainability Officers Exchange Lessons on Transforming Businesses

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Chief Sustainability Officers Exchange Lessons on Transforming Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: A half-day event hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in the margins of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) explored how businesses can accelerate “systems transformation.” Featuring four panels consisting primarily of chief sustainability officers, the event titled, ‘Business and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDSN Youth Report Showcases 50 Solutions to Support SDGs

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Cryptocurrencies, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, HLPF 2018, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDSN Youth Report Showcases 50 Solutions to Support SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 July 2018: The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)-Youth launched a report showcasing 50 youth-led solutions in support of the SDGs. The report examines challenges facing youth-led innovation for the SDGs and proposes recommendations to create more integrated ecosystems of support for youth change makers. The second edition of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PAGE Event Discusses Green Economy Successes and Challenges

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, ILO, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, UNITAR, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PAGE Event Discusses Green Economy Successes and Challenges

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 July 2018: The UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) organized a side event during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to discuss progress in challenging business-as-usual growth and business models, and examples in which sustainability has been placed at the heart of economic systems. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Peace Boat Highlights Opportunities for a Better World

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Gas, 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, HLPF 2018, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Peace Boat Highlights Opportunities for a Better World

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: Peace Boat’s inaugural Partnership Expo highlighted the importance of partnerships for peace and sustainable development. Three panels consisting of speakers from civil society, the private sector and the UN system described the context for the evening’s event, articulated the links between sustainability, oceans and climate, and offered […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Focuses on Partnerships

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, G7, 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, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, NATO, Near East, New Zealand, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP, UNESCO, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Focuses on Partnerships

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: During the 2018 annual Global Multi-Stakeholder Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Partnership Dialogue, participants discussed how partnerships can support SIDS in their transition towards more sustainable and resilient cities and communities. Several countries and organizations outlined examples of SIDS partnerships and initiatives they launched. Many also called […]

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