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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: New Coalition Supports Caribbean Efforts to Become First Climate-smart Zone

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: New Coalition Supports Caribbean Efforts to Become First Climate-smart Zone

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 August 2018: The Caribbean is one step closer to achieving its goal of becoming the world’s first “climate-smart zone” with the launch of the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator, a coalition comprised of 26 countries and more than 40 private and public sector partners, which aims to “implement transformative climate action.” […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, India, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN/ISDR, United Nations, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

Source: Small Island Developing States The ‘Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States: Equipping Public Institutions, Strengthening Resilience and Building Effective Partnerships for Implementing the 2030 Agenda from an Island States Perspective’ will take place at the Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To address the special […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Arctic Resilience Forum

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Europe, events, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Arctic Resilience Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The first Arctic Resilience Forum aims to form a better understanding of the opportunities for cooperation connected to the resilience of the Arctic, and to showcase and learn from concrete best practices in the region. The two-day event will focus on climate resilience. The Arctic Resilience Forum is organized by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: APA Co-Chairs Prepare “Tools” to Facilitate Bangkok Climate Discussions

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: APA Co-Chairs Prepare “Tools” to Facilitate Bangkok Climate Discussions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 August 2018: The Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) have prepared, and the UNFCCC Secretariat has published, a set of seven “tools” to facilitate deliberations during the sixth part of the first session of the APA (APA 1-6), which will convene during the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO, UNICEF Deploy Aid to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO, UNICEF Deploy Aid to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 August 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced its emergency response to a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu region, bordering Uganda and Rwanda. The outbreak occurs just one week after WHO declared the outbreak in the country’s western Equateur region over. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Calls for Urgent Assistance to Underfunded Crises

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, FAO, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Calls for Urgent Assistance to Underfunded Crises

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a report that warns that droughts, floods, conflicts and other shocks could push millions of people into food insecurity and acute hunger, threatening their lives, well-being and future. Without urgent support to the world’s most underfunded […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Joins Consortium to Develop Safe AI for SDGs

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, 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, Human Rights, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Joins Consortium to Develop Safe AI for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has joined a consortium of companies, academics, and NGOs working to ensure that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developed in a safe, ethical and transparent manner. Through the partnership, UNDP’s Innovation Facility will support the testing and scale-up of AI for the SDGs. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Switzerland’s VNR Reports Progress, Identifies Future Challenges

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Switzerland’s VNR Reports Progress, Identifies Future Challenges

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: Switzerland submitted its first country report on SDG implementation to the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Switzerland is one of the 46 countries that presented a Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the 2018 HLPF. Switzerland’s VNR titled, ‘Switzerland Implements the 2030 Agenda for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Small City Resilience

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Small City Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States A roundtable discussion on small and medium-sized cities’ climate resilience, hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Cities at Hunter College (New York, US), in partnership with the National League of Cities, Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN), Consortium for Climate Risk in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Expert Meeting Compares National Adaptation Goals to SDGs, Sendai Framework

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Expert Meeting Compares National Adaptation Goals to SDGs, Sendai Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The UNFCCC Adaptation Committee convened an expert meeting on the theme, ‘National Adaptation Goals/Indicators and Their Relationship with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.’ The meeting sought to provide guidance to Parties on the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of adaptation actions […]

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