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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA’s Second Committee Takes on Implementation of 2030 Agenda, Financing for Development and UN Development Reform

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA’s Second Committee Takes on Implementation of 2030 Agenda, Financing for Development and UN Development Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The UN General Assembly’s Second Committee (Economic and Financial) began work for the 73rd session, approving its programme of work, hearing a keynote address from Homi Kharas of the Brookings Institution, and starting its general debate. The Second Committee met on 4 October 2018, at UN Headquarters […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, China, CITES, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, ENB, English, Environment, Exports, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Illegal logging, International Negotiations, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 70th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC70) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) reinforced the commitment of Parties to address issues related to the implementation of the Convention and major threats posed by illegal trade to an […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Urges Tackling Waste Management on World Habitat Day

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Urges Tackling Waste Management on World Habitat Day

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: The UN recognized World Habitat Day with calls for increasing imagination and innovation to address global waste management challenges. The Day focused on the theme, ‘Municipal Solid Waste.’ According to the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 99 percent of purchased items are discarded within six months, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The UNFCCC announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award. The winning activities contribute to one of Momentum for Change’s four focus areas: planetary health; Climate Neutral Now (CNN); women for results; and financing for climate-friendly investment. The winners will be recognized at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: On the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level debate, high-level representatives of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia discussed the impact of the technological revolution on society, including on the workforce, education, and low-income countries’ industrialization. They called for regulation of new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, IFAD, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The largest-ever financial commitment on agricultural data for development was announced at a high-level side event on SDG 2 on zero hunger. Officials from governments, international organizations, and philanthropic organizations discussed aligning country visions and donor commitments to deliver SDG 2 and grow enough food to feed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Three Young Leaders Honored: “Saving the World is Child’s Play”

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Culture, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNICEF, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Three Young Leaders Honored: “Saving the World is Child’s Play”

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The Goalkeepers campaign of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation honored “heroes who don’t look like heroes you’ve seen in the past/ heroes who were told they wouldn’t last,” in the words of poet and youth activist Aranya Johar, one of the featured 2018 Goalkeepers. The awards […]

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