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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Summit Discusses Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Summit Discusses Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 February 2019: ‘Enhancing Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness’ was the focus of a summit hosted by the American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) and the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), with support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The Summit discussed activities and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, GCF, Gender, Global, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IFAD, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Nepal, New Caledonia, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The 22nd meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board discussed the Fund’s first replenishment and strategic programming, and steps required to strengthen operations, reinforce standards and close policy gaps. The Board approved: nine new climate resilience and low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission projects totaling USD 440 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Officials Stress Relevance of Human Security in SDG Era

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNHCR, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Officials Stress Relevance of Human Security in SDG Era

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: To mark the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the concept of human security to the UN, Member States, UN entities and other stakeholders met to discuss the relevance of human security for achieving the SDGs. They noted the need to renew momentum and increase investments for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Publishes Overview of Katowice Climate Package

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, 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, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Publishes Overview of Katowice Climate Package

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published an overview of the Katowice Climate Package, which elaborates implementation guidelines for the Paris Agreement on climate change, including procedures and mechanisms that will operationalize the Agreement. On mitigation, the Katowice Climate Package provides guidance for the second round of Nationally Determined Contributions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Education Cannot Wait Fund Launches Appeal for Children in Conflict Zones

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Education Cannot Wait Fund Launches Appeal for Children in Conflict Zones

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 February 2019: The ‘Education Cannot Wait’ (ECW) fund launched a call for funds to provide education to more than 30 million children affected by ongoing conflicts around the world. Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education, is leading the appeal, citing urgent needs of out-of-school children in Venezuela, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UNEP Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace MOOC

By   /  February 23, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, Environment, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UNEP Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace MOOC

Source: Small Island Developing States The second iteration of the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Massive Open Online Course on Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace is taking place beginning on 10 February 2019. The free, eight-week course introduces the multiple roles that natural resources, the environment and climate change play in the onset, escalation, resolution of, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Strategy Highlights How Gender Equality Can Drive SDG Progress

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Justice, KB, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Strategy Highlights How Gender Equality Can Drive SDG Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 February 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released its third gender equality strategy, covering the years 2018-2021. The Strategy provides a road map for elevating and integrating gender equality into all aspects of UNDP’s work on poverty reduction, resilience and peace. The Strategy has the broader aim of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G-77 Calls for Accelerated Action on Inequality

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G-77 Calls for Accelerated Action on Inequality

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 February 2018: The Group of 77 (G-77) held a high-level interactive dialogue on ‘Inclusive development and inequality within and among countries.’ G-77 Chair Mohammad Shtayyeh (Palestine) said that addressing climate and environmental challenges and building people’s resilience must be integral components of a policy agenda that aims to achieve […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-supported Initiative Aims to Strengthen Climate-resilient Food Security, Reduce Poverty in Zambia

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, FAO, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Irrigation, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WFP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-supported Initiative Aims to Strengthen Climate-resilient Food Security, Reduce Poverty in Zambia

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 February 2019: A UN Development Programme (UNDP)-supported initiative has been launched to help the Government of Zambia strengthen climate-resilient food security and poverty reduction measures for smallholder farmers, contributing to the achievement of the SDGs, in particular SDG 2 (zero hunger), SDG 1 (no poverty), SDG 13 (climate action) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st WASAG International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, events, FAO, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Immigration, Integrated Water Resources Management, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st WASAG International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

Source: Small Island Developing States The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG), with the Governments of Cabo Verde and Italy and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), will convene its 1st International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture, to coincide with the celebrations of the World Water Day 2019. The […]

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