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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: In preparation for the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Secretariat has synthesized 62 voluntary submissions provided by UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions and other intergovernmental bodies and forums. The note indicates insufficient progress on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2019: The sixth session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) took stock of countries’ progress towards achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 2015-2030, and affirmed the role of DRR in scaling up action on climate adaptation and resilience. GP2019 urged governments to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders have issued a statement calling on all countries to take “decisive and transformative action” to reduce emissions and to ensure mitigation and adaption support at scale for countries in need. On his first official visit to the Pacific Islands region, UN Secretary-General […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Assessment Report Explores Role of Risk Reduction in Achieving SDGs

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Assessment Report Explores Role of Risk Reduction in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: Highlighting the risks from air pollution, biological hazards, earthquakes, drought and climate change, the 2019 Global Assessment Report (GAR) on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) warns that unsustainable patterns of economic activity hide systemic risks across sectors. The GAR, published by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Publications Support Inclusive, Resilient Disaster Recovery

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 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, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Publications Support Inclusive, Resilient Disaster Recovery

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners have launched reports and guidelines on disasters. The publications highlight the increasing impacts of disasters, and aim to support resilient, human-centered disaster recovery. The report titled, ‘Disaster Recovery: Challenges and Lessons,’ presents the increasing impact of disasters on people, communities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Reconstruction Conference 4

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, EU, events, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Reconstruction Conference 4

Source: Small Island Developing States The fourth World Reconstruction Conference, co-organized by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank, with support from the EU, will convene alongside the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR). The Conference will meet on the theme, ‘Inclusion for Resilient Recovery,’ focusing on inclusive recovery that is […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 May 2019: The Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in April highlighted the socioeconomic impacts and costs of climate change in the region, including the debt burden arising from disaster recovery. Several publications emphasized that Pacific island nations are seen as facing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Forum Shares Experiences in Building Resilience

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Forum Shares Experiences in Building Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 May 2019: Over 300 participants shared their experiences in collaborating to promote resilient development at the inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting. The meeting focused on the theme, ‘Youth Futures in a Resilient Pacific,’ in recognition of the energy and contribution of youth in strengthening and enhancing resilience building in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Global Network Makes Recommendations on Tracking Adaptation Actions in Kenya

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Energy, English, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Transport, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Global Network Makes Recommendations on Tracking Adaptation Actions in Kenya

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 May 2019: The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has published a sNAPshot country brief titled, ‘Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation: Simplified, Integrated, Multilevel.’ The brief discusses Kenya’s experience with the design of its monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for tracking adaptation, and makes recommendations on the way […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: How to Respond to an Economically Delicate Situation of Environmental Emergency?

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Fiscal Updates, France, Gas, Germany, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, United Kingdom, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: How to Respond to an Economically Delicate Situation of Environmental Emergency?

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 May 2019: In April, significant declines in global economic growth were revealed during the Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Meetings made it clear that multilateral cooperation is needed to address multiple challenges associated with […]

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