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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Technology: Closing the Agricultural Gender Gap

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, FAO, Finance, FinTech, Gender, George Washington University, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Technology: Closing the Agricultural Gender Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States Agriculture feeds the world, and technology connects the world. So why are we struggling to link the two? Financial inclusion is the bridge that connects the two, and technology serves as powerful means to bring women in developing countries into the fold of agribusiness. Approximately two billion people lack access […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 51st Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Energy, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 51st Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The 51st Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 51) will convene under the theme, ‘Preparedness Actions to Climate Related Risks for Safe and Resilient Communities’. It will bring together climate scientists, researchers, users from key socioeconomic sectors, governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), development partners, decision makers and civil […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Every year, health ministers gather between August and October in regional committees to translate World Health Organization Assembly (WHA) resolutions into regional and national policies and action plans. WHA resolutions, which result from the deliberations of the health ministers of all WHO member states, are used to set global health […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICEL Publishes 12 Charts Analyzing Proposed Global Environment Pact

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Law, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICEL Publishes 12 Charts Analyzing Proposed Global Environment Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 December 2018: On the heels of the release of the UN Secretary-General’s report on the global pact for the environment, the International Council of Environmental Law (ICEL) released 12 Charts that group in one place most of the environmental law principles that Governments have already accepted in their international […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Finance, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

Source: Small Island Developing States December 2018: A joint publication by the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), lunched during the Katowice Climate Change Conference, presents good practices in climate technology cooperation to implement nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and national adaptation plans (NAPs). The report highlights emerging trends and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, EU, Europe, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: The UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) completed its 73rd session, passing eight draft resolutions on protecting children’s rights and human rights, and respecting privacy in the digital age, among other topics. The Committee also discussed indigenous peoples’ and migrants’ rights, the impact […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Decries Low Policy Attention to Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Mountains, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Decries Low Policy Attention to Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 December 2018: Coinciding with World Mountain Day 2018, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and GRID-Arendal launched the ‘Mountain Adaptation Synthesis Report’ on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland. The publication emphasizes that despite experiencing a disproportionately high number of disasters compared […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Near East, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

Source: Small Island Developing States Globally, shark populations are threatened by a long and difficult list of challenges. They include over-fishing, fisheries by-catch, illegal trade, habitat destruction, depletion of prey, pollution, boat strikes and climate change – according to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). These obstacles – formidable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 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, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 December 2018: Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on a declaration on ‘Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development’ that is people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking. Leaders focused on the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender mainstreaming strategy across the G20 […]

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