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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, Heavy Metals, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP3) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury is expected to discuss, inter alia, waste thresholds, releases, interim storage, contaminated sites, open burning of waste, review of Annexes A and B, and harmonized customs codes. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP2 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: Delegates at the second session of the Intergovernmental Conference to negotiate a new treaty for the high seas addressed options related to: marine genetic resources; area-based management tools including marine protected areas (MPAs); environmental impact assessments (EIAs); and capacity building and marine technology transfer. The Earth Negotiations […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Approach for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management Beyond 2020 Under Review

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Indonesia, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Approach for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management Beyond 2020 Under Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: Negotiations at the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the International Conference on Chemicals Management reviewed progress towards the 2020 goal of sound management of chemicals, among other agenda items. This goal was set by the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and was reaffirmed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Impact Assessment, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the tenth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Cartagena Protocol COP/MOP 10) and the fourth Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (Nagoya […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Before the Blue COP

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Before the Blue COP

Source: Small Island Developing States The “Before the Blue COP” workshop will seek to strengthen the links between climate policies and ocean protection. Participants will discuss the state of knowledge concerning climate and ocean change, the ocean in UN Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) climate actions, synergies and gaps in climate and ocean actions, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Monaco Blue Initiative Explores Requirements and Benefits of Marine Protected Areas

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Follow-Up and Review, France, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Monaco Blue Initiative Explores Requirements and Benefits of Marine Protected Areas

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 March 2019: Participants at the tenth edition of the Monaco Blue Initiative (MBI) discussed topics related to marine protected areas (MPAs), including the ambition and actions needed to set the scene for the post-2020 period when the current target to conserve at least ten percent of coastal and marine […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, IFAD, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 March 2019: According to the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), launched at the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), climate adaptation programmes have not effectively dealt with multiple slow and rapid onset hazards, such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones and sea level rise. Instead of addressing the underlying […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: At the close of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), ministers adopted 26 resolutions and decisions, as well as a Ministerial Declaration that commits to significantly reduce single-use plastic products by 2030, and to support a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) global environmental data strategy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation of the CBD

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, CBD, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation of the CBD

Source: Small Island Developing States In Decision XII/12, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) established the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI) to replace the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention, with the terms of reference contained in the annex to decision XII/26. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 24th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the CBD

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 24th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the CBD

Source: Small Island Developing States Article 25 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) establishes an open-ended intergovernmental scientific advisory body known as the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) to provide the Conference of the Parties (COP) and, as appropriate, its other subsidiary bodies, with timely advice relating to the implementation […]

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