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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Outlines Ways for Environment Assembly to Contribute to HLPF

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Outlines Ways for Environment Assembly to Contribute to HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: Ahead of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) issued recommendations on strengthening the Assembly’s contributions to the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The report titled, ‘Progress in the Implementation of Resolution 3/3 on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop Outlines Financing, Policy Needs to Localize SDGs

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop Outlines Financing, Policy Needs to Localize SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: UN-Habitat has published a report on financing the localization of the SDGs, sharing the findings and recommendations from a meeting titled, ‘Venice City Solutions 2030 – Financing the SDGs,’ that took place from 16-17 November 2018, in Venice, Italy. The workshop outcomes will be presented at a side […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States The Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting will support the achievement of the water, sanitation and hygiene-related targets of the SDGs by “WASHing away inequalities”. It will bring together ministers responsible for water, sanitation and hygiene, senior government officials, civil society, private sector, donors, development banks, UN agencies […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Steering Committee Considers 2018-2019 Partnership Work for SIDS

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Caribbean, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global, 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 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Process, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Steering Committee Considers 2018-2019 Partnership Work for SIDS

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 February 2019: During the first 2019 meeting of the Steering Committee of the small island developing States (SIDS) Partnership Framework, participants discussed upcoming work for 2019 and 2018 activities. They also considered the status of SIDS partnerships, initiatives to strengthen the monitoring and review of partnerships, and ways to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Outlines Integrated Actions to Tackle Soil Pollution in Preparation for UNEA-4

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Follow-Up and Review, France, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, KB, land, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Outlines Integrated Actions to Tackle Soil Pollution in Preparation for UNEA-4

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: The third session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) adopted a resolution requesting member States and relevant UN bodies to explore ways to address soil pollution in a more integrated manner within the global environmental, food security and agriculture, development and health agendas, “especially through preventive approaches and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IIED Finds Gender-related “Blind Spot” in 2018 VNRs

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, HLPF 2018, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IIED Finds Gender-related “Blind Spot” in 2018 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: Integrating equity-focused and gender-responsive evidence is a “blind spot” in VNR reporting, although countries consider gender equality and equity to be essential for achieving the SDGs, according to a briefing note issued by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). The note assesses the consideration of gender […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UBS Launches Efforts to Make Sustainability Understandable

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UBS Launches Efforts to Make Sustainability Understandable

Source: Small Island Developing States January 2019: UBS Global Wealth Management argues that the SDGs will not be reached until more people are aware of them, sustainability in general is easier to understand, and more solutions are available to the public for making a contribution. UBS’ vision for building the “core requirements needed to actually […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WBCSD Details SDG-related Trends for Business in 2019

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WBCSD Details SDG-related Trends for Business in 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 February 2019: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has identified several trends related to scaling up corporate action on the SDGs, drawing attention to developments that will have important implications for business throughout the “pivotal year” of 2019. Author James Gomme suggests that business consider the themes […]

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