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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Presents the First Bonn Challenge Country Progress Report

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, India, Indonesia, land, Landscape Approach, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Presents the First Bonn Challenge Country Progress Report

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 August 2018: India has published the first-ever country progress report under the Bonn Challenge on forest landscape restoration, which concludes that the country is on track to achieve its pledge of restoring 13 million hectares of degraded land by 2020 and an additional 8 million hectares by 2030. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Displacement, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Land Conflict, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Trade, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 July 2018: The 2018 edition of the five-day Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS) – part of the annual Caux Forum of conferences, training and dialogues – discussed how to advance development initiatives that link issues of land degradation, climate change and human security. In a keynote address, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNDP, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WFP, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: Climate risks threaten development gains in the Arab region, and will lead to an increase in “eco-migrants” and undermine efforts to end poverty, inequality and hunger by 2030, according to a UN Development Programme (UNDP) report that highlights challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: COFO 24 Focuses on SDGs, Launches Forest and Farm Facility Initiative Phase Two

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, English, Europe, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Illegal logging, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: COFO 24 Focuses on SDGs, Launches Forest and Farm Facility Initiative Phase Two

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 July 2018: The 24th session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO) called for increased efforts in the forest sector to achieve the SDGs and the Paris Agreement on climate change. The event focused on the theme, ‘Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals—from aspiration to action.’ COFO 24 convened from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Report Considers Forests in Delivering the 2030 Agenda

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, English, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Report Considers Forests in Delivering the 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 July 2018: A paper launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) on the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) examines the role that forests play in delivering the SDGs. Emphasizing that the Goals and targets interlink with each other and can have synergies […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Finds Mixed Progress on SDG 15

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, Invasive Alien Species, Korea, land, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Ramsar, Russia, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNEP, UNESCO, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Finds Mixed Progress on SDG 15

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 July 2017: The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) continued its review of selected SDGs, addressing terrestrial ecosystems (SDG 15) on Friday morning. Discussions presented a mixed picture of progress, with achievements in areas such as access and benefit sharing, and action to prevent alien invasive species, but […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS)

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Desertification & Land Degradation, English, Environment, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, land, Land Conflict, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, UNCCD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS)

Source: Small Island Developing States The Caux Dialogue for Land and Security 2018 aims to deepen understanding of the links between land degradation and human security and to build the trust needed for effective”‘land-peace” partnerships on the ground. This event will bring together land restoration experts and practitioners, emerging leaders and young entrepreneurs, policy-makers and […]

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