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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Progress Assessment of New York Declaration on Forests Shows “Record High” Deforestation Rates

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate Change, Commodities, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Exploration, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Progress Assessment of New York Declaration on Forests Shows “Record High” Deforestation Rates

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: The international community is not on track to meet the goals of the New York Declaration on Forests, including halving natural forest loss globally by 2020. This is the conclusion of the 2018 Progress Assessment, which addresses nine out of ten goals of the Declaration, highlighting major […]

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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: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, Investment, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Landesa, a global network on land rights, launched the Resource Platform for Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL), with support from the LEGEND Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Earlier this month, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) participated in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Grassroots efforts to end child marriage, the power of young people and keys to movement building were major topics of discussion during a day-long event hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers initiative. Goalkeepers 2018 took place as part of the annual Global Goals Week […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intelligence, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) presented the SDG Impact initiative on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA). SDG Impact aims to empower investors and businesses to contribute to the SDGs, including by providing country-level data and SDG investment roadmaps. The initiative invites investors and […]

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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: UNDP Outlines Caribbean SIDS’ Recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Outlines Caribbean SIDS’ Recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 September 2018: A summary report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) examines progress on recovery in the Caribbean one year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The report highlights UNDP’s contributions and strategy in the joint efforts, which include the mobilization of US$25 million and the restoration of over 800 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BSR Platform Helps Companies Improve Climate Resilience, Mitigate Risk

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Exploration, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BSR Platform Helps Companies Improve Climate Resilience, Mitigate Risk

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 September 2018: Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) has launched the Climate-Resilient Value Chains Leaders Platform. The digital platform will help safeguard business viability in the face of climate change and enable companies to engage with peers to benefit the communities in which they operate. The announcement was made at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Corporate Leaders Group Calls on Governments to Aim for Net Zero Emissions by 2050

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Investment, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Corporate Leaders Group Calls on Governments to Aim for Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 September 2018: The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group issued a statement calling on the governments of advanced economies to develop “strong, credible and appropriate” strategies that will achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. A side event at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), hosted […]

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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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