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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Publication Explores Biodiversity Indicator Development and Use for Business

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Publication Explores Biodiversity Indicator Development and Use for Business

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has published a paper on the process of development and use of biodiversity indicators in business. The publication is designed to help businesses integrate biodiversity into their activities by showing them where to start and how to identify existing indicators […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, events, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MDBs Commit to Align Activities with Paris Agreement

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MDBs Commit to Align Activities with Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 December 2018: Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) announced a joint framework for aligning their activities with the Paris Agreement on climate change. The MDBs issued a declaration at the start of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC. The nine MDBs are the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches Task Force to Harness Financial Technology for SDGs

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, FinTech, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches Task Force to Harness Financial Technology for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 November 2018: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the Task Force on Digital Financing, which aims to leverage the potential of new technologies to expand financial inclusion and leverage financial technologies (“fintech”) to accelerate progress on the SDGs. Co-chair Achim Steiner, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, said existing fintech […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, fish, Forestry, Forests & REDD, 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, Health, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 November 2018: The third edition of the Mobile Industry Impact Report finds that the mobile industry’s impact has increased across all 17 SDGs, with mobile operators aligning activities with the SDGs and integrating the SDGs into their core values, strategies and services. The report, produced by GSMA, emphasizes the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched “the world’s first comprehensive tool” linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy. ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure) is a web-based tool that will help global banks, investors and insurance firms assess the risks that environmental […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Makes Recommendations for Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Makes Recommendations for Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The Institute for Biodiversity Network (IBN) has published a study that analyzes the structure and content of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets. Based on the analysis, the study provides proposals for the development of the post-2020 biodiversity framework. The study titled, ‘Analysis of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 November 2018: Global emissions are rising, and while countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) fall short of meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, increasing private sector momentum and untapped potential from innovation and green financing provide ways to bridge the emissions gap, according to the ‘Emissions […]

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