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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, 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, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Northern America, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) was inaugurated at its headquarters in Gebze, Turkey. According to the UN, the Bank’s establishment marks the first SDG target to have been reached, among the 169 SDG targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Technology […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, English, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF, West Africa, WFP, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The UN announced that recent outbreaks of Ebola and lassa fever in sub-Saharan and West Africa abated in the month of May, as agencies worked to reduce their spread through emergency relief and increased human capacity in affected countries. UN agencies are also working to stop the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Youth Discuss Education Needs, Facing Roots of Extremism

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Commerce, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intelligence, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Youth Discuss Education Needs, Facing Roots of Extremism

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2018: Youth participants at a high-level event exchanged ideas, needs and concerns regarding education and employment, as well as how to prevent radicalization of youth. The Youth Dialogue organized by UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Miroslav Lajcak aimed to galvanize the efforts of many global alliances and initiatives […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Banks, Stakeholders Link Investment Decisions with Climate Change Uncertainties

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, 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, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Banks, Stakeholders Link Investment Decisions with Climate Change Uncertainties

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: During the month of May, bankers continued discussions on climate-related financial disclosures to transform the way markets respond to climate change. Development practitioners implemented policy-oriented adaptation strategies with projects aimed at increasing climate resilience. They also reviewed lessons learned, progress made and further needs, in particular for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Health, Climate, Gender and Development Cooperation

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, IMF, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNICEF, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Health, Climate, Gender and Development Cooperation

Source: Small Island Developing States This brief continues last week’s discussion on efforts to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and beyond, to look at reports and initiatives addressing climate (SDG 13), gender (SDG 5), employment (SDG 8) and public expenditures and development cooperation (SDG 17). The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nine […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Time for Canada to Act on the Sustainable Development Goals

By   /  June 2, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Forestry, Germany, governance, Health, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Time for Canada to Act on the Sustainable Development Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States The clock is ticking to meet the ambitious global goals set in 2015 to ensure a better future for people and the planet. While many challenges remain, there are optimistic signs of progress. Markets and communities are increasingly embracing low-carbon and sustainability actions. On the front lines of climate policy, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: P4R Network Releases Comparative Analysis of 2017 VNRs

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, governance, India, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: P4R Network Releases Comparative Analysis of 2017 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2018: In a “non-paper” analyzing the 43 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) submitted to the 2017 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the transnational multi-stakeholder network Partners for Review (P4R) discusses institutional mechanisms for review processes, participation of non-state actors, and statistics and data for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Provide Feedback on Management Reform Proposals

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Police, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Provide Feedback on Management Reform Proposals

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2018: In a meeting with UN Member States, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres presented proposals for UN management reform, following the publication of a third report on the topic. Governments provided feedback on both the process and the proposed changes. Opening the informal meeting, held on 22 May 2018, […]

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