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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: FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Indonesia, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a working paper that provides policymakers and individuals working in bioeconomy initiatives with key considerations for implementing bioeconomy activities. The 26 case studies in the report reflect on the extent to which the bioeconomy interventions support the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Food Day 2019

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, events, FAO, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Food Day 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 May 2019: The Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in April highlighted the socioeconomic impacts and costs of climate change in the region, including the debt burden arising from disaster recovery. Several publications emphasized that Pacific island nations are seen as facing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, Forestry, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

Source: Small Island Developing States A sign of the passing seasons which many of us have come to expect is, increasingly, under threat. Each year, flocks of migratory birds arrive and leave in dazzling displays, landing in trees and on lakes, ponds and beaches, foraging for food in fields and marshes. They provide both sustenance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO’s AQUASTAT Update Supports Monitoring of SDG 6

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, FAO, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Intelligence, Irrigation, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO’s AQUASTAT Update Supports Monitoring of SDG 6

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) launched an updated version of its online database on water resources and agricultural water management around the world. AQUASTAT provides the statistics that enable the monitoring of progress toward sustainable management of water resources. The information available on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Aviation, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Caribbean, CBD, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, ILO, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Justice, KB, Korea, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Shipping, SIDS, Singapore, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UN/ISDR, UNCCD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNIDO, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, wetlands, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The coalitions established in preparation for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit have issued their respective workplans, outlining the Summit’s expected outcomes under each of the nine tracks. The nine tracks focus on: mitigation; social and political drivers; youth and public mobilization; energy transition; industry transition; infrastructure, cities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Interagency Group Identifies Antimicrobial Resistance Threat as Formidable but not Unsurmountable

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Defense, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, FAO, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Intelligence, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, United States Security, Water & Sanitation, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Interagency Group Identifies Antimicrobial Resistance Threat as Formidable but not Unsurmountable

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The UN Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance released its final report, finding that antimicrobial resistance is a global crisis that “threatens a century of progress in health and achievement of the SDGs.” In 2016, the Political Declaration of the UN’s High-level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance […]

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