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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Urges Tackling Waste Management on World Habitat Day

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Urges Tackling Waste Management on World Habitat Day

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: The UN recognized World Habitat Day with calls for increasing imagination and innovation to address global waste management challenges. The Day focused on the theme, ‘Municipal Solid Waste.’ According to the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 99 percent of purchased items are discarded within six months, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kew Report Showcases Potential of Fungi to Tackle Plastic Pollution

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Culture, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, pesticides, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kew Report Showcases Potential of Fungi to Tackle Plastic Pollution

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has released a report that describes how a plastic-eating fungus could help to tackle the world’s growing plastic waste problem. The report underscores the “fundamental importance” in understanding the contribution of fungi to biodiversity and its ecological functions. The first-ever ‘State of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, France, French Polynesia, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, land, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) launched a report titled, ‘Status and Trends of Coral Reefs for the Pacific,’ which highlights the role of the region’s coral reefs in the life and culture of eight […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Announces Trust Fund to Support Healthy, Productive Ocean

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Conservation, Culture, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Transport, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Announces Trust Fund to Support Healthy, Productive Ocean

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: On the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73), the World Bank Group announced the creation of a multi-donor trust fund to tackle marine pollution, manage fisheries and facilitate the sustainable growth of coastal economies. The trust fund aims to support a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: #10Things Campaign Raises Awareness on Climate Action

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: #10Things Campaign Raises Awareness on Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Climate Week NYC launched the ‘10 Things’ campaign. The campaign has released each of the ten Things to raise awareness of climate change and accelerate climate action in the days between the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) and Climate Week NYC. The GCAS, which took place in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Heads of State and Government have formed a High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy to catalyze bold, pragmatic solutions for the ocean. The panel will develop, catalyze and support solutions to ocean “health and wealth” in governance, policy, technology and finance, in line with SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Ministerial Addresses Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Gender, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Islands, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Ministerial Addresses Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 September 2018: The Group of 7 (G7) environment, oceans and energy ministers met on the theme, ‘Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy.’ The meeting marked the first time a G7 ministerial meeting linked together the three issues, and the first time Canada hosted the G7 environment […]

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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: Northern European Countries Rank Highest Among Rich Countries that Help Poor

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Immigration, Imports, Investment, Japan, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Northern European Countries Rank Highest Among Rich Countries that Help Poor

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 September 2018: The Center for Global Development (CGD) has ranked 27 of the world’s richest countries on how their policies help people living in poor countries. The Commitment to Development Index (CDI), which is published annually, looks at policies beyond development aid to understand what countries are doing well […]

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