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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: High-level Debate on Migration Invites Focus on Youth, Data and Partnerships

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Debate on Migration Invites Focus on Youth, Data and Partnerships

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 February 2019: Representatives from governments, civil society, and international organizations shared experiences and best practices related to implementing the SDGs and migration-related agreements at the national and local levels during a high-level debate on migration and development. Among the issues discussed were the need to focus on youth in […]

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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: Guest Article: Smart SIDS Share SDGs: 5 Tips for Islands to Leverage its Most Renewable Resource for the 2030 Agenda

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Fisheries, Global, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Smart SIDS Share SDGs: 5 Tips for Islands to Leverage its Most Renewable Resource for the 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States Islands face many common challenges, and often a lack of resources to address them. Therefore, knowledge sharing of proven solutions that address the SDGs can be particularly beneficial for them. ‘Islands’ are often used as metaphors in the domain of knowledge management, ie. for the silos within organizations that need […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Infrastructure Development Likely to be “Devastating” for Wildlife, Ecological Integrity, Report Finds

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Displacement, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, land, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Protected Areas, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Wildlife, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Infrastructure Development Likely to be “Devastating” for Wildlife, Ecological Integrity, Report Finds

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 February 2019: The Arcus Foundation and Cambridge University Press published a report that examines the interaction between conservation of apes and their habitats with infrastructure development, including ways to minimize and mitigate the impact of infrastructure expansion on biodiversity. The report titled, ‘State of the Apes: Infrastructure Development and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Cities Address Local Solutions to Climate Change, Food Security

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Finance, Forests & REDD, Global Economy, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Cities Address Local Solutions to Climate Change, Food Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 February 2019: Mayors and representatives from cities gathered for a high-level meeting to share experiences of effective local practices, innovative strategies, and lessons learned in addressing climate change, food insecurity and malnutrition, and food supply and consumption sustainability. The meeting was convened by the President of the UN General […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nine Coalitions to Craft Transformative Outcomes from Climate Summit

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, France, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, India, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 25, United Kingdom, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nine Coalitions to Craft Transformative Outcomes from Climate Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 February 2019: Nine coalitions are being established as part of preparations for the UN 2019 Climate Summit in order to ensure “transformative outcomes,” according to a briefing for Member States. The UN Secretary-General has asked several Heads of State and Government to lead in setting up the coalitions, with […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Swedish Dialogue Series Addresses NDC-SDG Alignment

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Swedish Dialogue Series Addresses NDC-SDG Alignment

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: During the first half of 2018, the Swedish embassies in Viet Nam, Cambodia, Tanzania, Zambia and Uganda convened a series of dialogue forums that focused on the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement on climate change and their alignment with the SDGs. The Stockholm […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC) 2019

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Technology / Transfer  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC) 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States G-STIC aims to accelerate the development, dissemination and deployment of technology innovations that enable the achievement of the SDGs. Themed, ‘Creating an Impact on the Achievement of the SDGs,’ G-STIC 2019 will build on the results of previous editions, and further discuss the policy changes needed for the technological transition […]

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