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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, fish, Fisheries, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, IMO, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) agreed on the ‘Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Communities’ at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Canada. In addition, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the European Union (EU) agreed to tackle ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, 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, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On World Environment Day, Governments Announce Bans on Single-Use Plastics

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, India, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On World Environment Day, Governments Announce Bans on Single-Use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2018: Governments, UN organizations and other entities launched partnerships and publications on World Environment Day (WED), which focused on the theme, ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ The Day represents a call to action for citizens around the world to consider how everyday changes can reduce the impact of plastic pollution […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Environment Day Reports Focus on Single Use Plastic as EC Proposes Ban

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, Crude, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Environment Day Reports Focus on Single Use Plastic as EC Proposes Ban

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 June 2018: To coincide with World Environment Day 2018, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) has released two reports on plastics and the environment. Also, in parallel to the Day, which is focusing on the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution,’ the European Commission has proposed a single-use plastics […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Issues Waste Management Rules for Circular Economy

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, E-waste, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Hazardous Waste, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Issues Waste Management Rules for Circular Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2018: The EU has issued a set of waste management directives as part of a broader Circular Economy Action Plan adopted in December 2015. The new rules aim to prevent waste and increase recycling. The legislation approved by EU Member States aims to strengthen the European waste hierarchy, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Announces Initiative for Global Disarmament

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights, Intelligence, Justice, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Nuclear Weapons, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Announces Initiative for Global Disarmament

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced a vision and agenda for global disarmament, aiming to eliminate nuclear arsenals and other deadly weapons around the world. He said the initiative has a strong basis in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and that spending resources on weapons drains […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat, Partners Call for Multi-level Action for Successful NDC Implementation

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat, Partners Call for Multi-level Action for Successful NDC Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2018: The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have prepared a joint submission to the Talanoa Dialogue process under the UNFCCC, which demonstrates that national, regional and local government levels have “a unique and potentially complementary […]

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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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