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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Countries Sign Declaration to Accelerate Climate Action towards Carbon Neutrality

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Countries Sign Declaration to Accelerate Climate Action towards Carbon Neutrality

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland have signed a declaration committing to enhance their cooperation to accelerate climate action at the national, regional and global levels and to work towards carbon neutrality. The Prime Ministers of Finland, Norway and Iceland, the Swedish Minister for the Environment and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNSC Debates Climate Change Impact on Peace, Security and Development

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Immigration, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNSC Debates Climate Change Impact on Peace, Security and Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: Speakers warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) of increasing threats to peace, security and development as a result of climate change during a debate on the topic. Participants called for urgent action to reduce emissions and invest in climate risk prevention and management to address the multitude […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Environmental Law Review Explores Need for Global Pact

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Investment, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Environmental Law Review Explores Need for Global Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States January 2019: Fordham Environmental Law Review published an article exploring the need for a Global Pact for the Environment Pact, what it could do, and how it could do it. The authors plead for “an explicit, universal right to a healthy environment.” In May 2018, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sustainability Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance towards SDGs

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sustainability Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance towards SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: A new standard has been launched to help drive finance towards the most impactful sustainable development projects. Verra, the non-profit organization that developed and manages the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), launched the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta), setting out rules and criteria for the design, […]

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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: Viet Nam Improves Resilience of Coastal Communities, Advances SDGs 1, 10, 11, 13 and 15

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Forests & REDD, GCF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Viet Nam Improves Resilience of Coastal Communities, Advances SDGs 1, 10, 11, 13 and 15

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: Viet Nam’s coastal provinces affirmed their commitment to build more than 1,300 storm-resilient houses and plant or regenerate more than 1,300 hectares of coastal mangroves in 2019 through a project, supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and other partners. These efforts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Soil Congress 2019

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, events, Exploration, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNCCD, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Soil Congress 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Soil Congress on the theme, ‘Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality: Future Perspective,’ will take place from 17-19 June 2019, marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The meeting will bring together senior scientists, academics, experts, policy makers, young researchers and students from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Conference on Forests for Public Health

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Conference on Forests for Public Health

Source: Small Island Developing States The World Conference on Forests for Public Health will bring together scientists from different disciplines to present research and state-of-the-art knowledge on the significance of the role of forests and green spaces in improving human health and well-being, and challenges the urban and landscape planning fields face in designing green […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, FAO, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019 (APFW2019) will convene during the 28th session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission under the theme, ‘Forests for Peace and Well-being’. The event, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the Korea Forest Service (KFS), will highlight the need to integrate […]

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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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