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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Fourth Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Fourth Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

Source: Small Island Developing States The Fourth Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP4) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting is tentatively scheduled to take […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP3) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting will take place in Bangkok, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Overview of the Global Chemical Industry

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Development, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Overview of the Global Chemical Industry

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The first chapter of the Global Chemicals Outlook II (GCO II), which was recently released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), presents an overview of the global chemical industry through data, historic trends, production volume and capacity and related forecasts. Titled, ‘The Evolving Chemicals Economy: Status and Trends […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Exploration, Exports, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hazardous Waste, Health, Imports, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: Increasing trade in environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) can promote economic development, job creation and innovation, while fostering economic and climate resilience, according to a report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report titled, ‘Trade in Environmentally Sound Technologies: Perspectives from Developing Countries,’ highlights the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, Heavy Metals, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP3) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury is expected to discuss, inter alia, waste thresholds, releases, interim storage, contaminated sites, open burning of waste, review of Annexes A and B, and harmonized customs codes. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP2 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Approach for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management Beyond 2020 Under Review

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Indonesia, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Approach for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management Beyond 2020 Under Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: Negotiations at the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the International Conference on Chemicals Management reviewed progress towards the 2020 goal of sound management of chemicals, among other agenda items. This goal was set by the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and was reaffirmed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OEWG3 Submission Calls for Dedicated Fund for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Indonesia, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Thailand, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OEWG3 Submission Calls for Dedicated Fund for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: A group of countries made a submission at third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG3) of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) calling for the establishment of an international fund to implement the sound management of chemicals and waste. The submission (SAICM/OEWG.3/CRP.2) was made by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Researchers Call for Efforts to Quantify “Social Cost of Marine Plastic”

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Researchers Call for Efforts to Quantify “Social Cost of Marine Plastic”

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: An article published in Marine Pollution Bulletin takes a first step at calculating the cost of marine plastic pollution and finds that all ecosystem services are impacted by marine plastic pollution to at least some extent. The authors warn that reduction in ecosystem service provision will have […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Addresses Plastics in Oceans

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Conservation, CTF, Currency Exchange Rates, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Trade, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Addresses Plastics in Oceans

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: The World Bank launched a sustainable development bond to raise awareness on plastic waste pollution in the world’s oceans. All World Bank bonds contribute to the financing of programmes that support the SDGs and aim to raise awareness of the role of the private sector in financing […]

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