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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2019: The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) deliberated on outcomes from the eight Special Policy Studies (SPS) conducted during the past year, and discussed draft recommendations informed by SPS findings at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Hangzhou, China. Delegates urged China […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Symposium Calls for Action Plan to Tackle Governance of Soil Erosion

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Exploration, FAO, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, IAEA, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Symposium Calls for Action Plan to Tackle Governance of Soil Erosion

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: While there is broad consensus on the physical processes of soil erosion and how to combat them, concerted efforts are still needed to tackle the “controversial questions” that undermine sustainable soil management in many areas of the world. These entrenched bottlenecks to tackling “the most significant threat […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 25th Session of the ISA Assembly

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Exploration, Gas, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 25th Session of the ISA Assembly

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is an autonomous international organization established under the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the 1994 Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of UNCLOS. The Authority is the organization through which States Parties to the Convention organize and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mid-term Review for Energy Decade Points to Uneven Progress

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, HLPF 2019, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Energy, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mid-term Review for Energy Decade Points to Uneven Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: The High-Level Dialogue on the Implementation of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All assessed progress five years in, with speakers highlighting the need to prioritize clean cooking, address vulnerable populations, and redouble efforts. In 2012, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) adopted resolution 67/215, by which […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SBSTA Chair Issues Reflections Note in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SBSTA Chair Issues Reflections Note in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: The Chair of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) has released a reflections note in advance of SBSTA’s 50th session, providing information on the status of work on SBSTA agenda items and proposed organization of work. SBSTA 50 will take place in Bonn, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heidelberg Event Addresses Vertical and Horizontal Cooperation as a Driver for Climate Action

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heidelberg Event Addresses Vertical and Horizontal Cooperation as a Driver for Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 May 2019: The International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2019) took place in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, and focused on how vertical and horizontal cooperation can strengthen climate mitigation and adaptation actions. Deliberations showed that many solutions for increasing climate ambition already exist, but that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2019: The sixth session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) took stock of countries’ progress towards achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 2015-2030, and affirmed the role of DRR in scaling up action on climate adaptation and resilience. GP2019 urged governments to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Considers Progress in Technology Facilitation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gaming, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Internet Communications Technology, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, 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, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNESCO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Considers Progress in Technology Facilitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: During the fourth annual meeting of the Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) for the SDGs, also referred to as the STI Forum 2019, participants called for greater science-business connections to drive implementation, more resources and funding, operationalization of an online inventory of STI, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Biodiversity Update

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, fish, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Biodiversity Update

Source: Small Island Developing States The seventh session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES 7) convened last week in Paris, France, bringing significant global attention to biodiversity and ecosystem services. This SDG Knowledge Weekly brief compiles and collates reports and briefs released around the session and some of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, E-waste, ENB, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal is addressing environmentally sound management (ESM) of wastes through the development of technical guidelines on waste from electronics, persistent organic […]

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