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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Why Adaptation Finance Matters: Hundreds of Millions of People Exposed to Climate Change Risks

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Exports, FAO, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, Gas, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, IFAD, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United States of America, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Why Adaptation Finance Matters: Hundreds of Millions of People Exposed to Climate Change Risks

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 January 2019: The year 2018 concluded with the adoption of guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and a warning by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that countries’ ambitions reflected in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) will not limit global warming to 1.5°C above […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Taking Stock of SDG Implementation: Good Practices and Lessons Learned for the Next Cycle

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Taking Stock of SDG Implementation: Good Practices and Lessons Learned for the Next Cycle

Source: Small Island Developing States This September, world leaders will be gathering at the United Nations to take stock of the first four years of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This will be the first time since its establishment in 2015 that Heads of State and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNCCD CRIC Reviews Global Assessment of Land Degradation

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, ENB, English, EU, Exploration, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, KB, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UNCCD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNCCD CRIC Reviews Global Assessment of Land Degradation

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: Delegates at the 17th session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 17) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) reviewed the results of a global assessment of land degradation that was based on Earth observation data collected and analyzed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Climate Finance Flows on the Rise, but Improved Data Needed to Track Progress on Mitigation and Adaptation Pathways

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Currency Exchange Rates, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, 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, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Climate Finance Flows on the Rise, but Improved Data Needed to Track Progress on Mitigation and Adaptation Pathways

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 December 2018: The year 2018 concluded with the adoption of the Katowice Climate Package that lays out the guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and stipulates making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate-resilient development as one of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: The Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific brought approximately 575 participants together, including 26 ministers and vice-ministers of environment, the President of Sri Lanka, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, to focus on the theme of upcoming […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Agree on GEO-6 Summary for Policy Makers

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, India, KB, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Agree on GEO-6 Summary for Policy Makers

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 January 2019: The Intergovernmental Meeting on the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) considered the SPM, and concluded with agreement to forward it to the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) in March, for consideration and possible endorsement by UNEA-4. The GEO-6 report, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 January 2019: The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion announced that it will hold its official launch during the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). The Alliance is composed of UN and specialized agencies, including the World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate, the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Ethical Fashion Initiative, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNCLOS, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

Source: Small Island Developing States The 20th meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (ICP-20) will convene at UN Headquarters in New York, US. It will take place prior to the 29th Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 January 2019: In the context of the first substantive session of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Working Group Towards a Global Pact for the Environment, experts have released a draft report on legal foundations for a Global Pact for the Environment. Through 26 chapters, the report discusses various principles […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 51st Session of the IPCC

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 51st Session of the IPCC

Source: Small Island Developing States The 51st session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 49) will convene from 20-23 September 2019. The IPCC is currently in its sixth assessment cycle. During this cycle, the Panel will produce the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), a Methodology Report to refine the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National […]

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