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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Drivers of African Fertility Transition in the 21st Century

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Trade, United Kingdom, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Drivers of African Fertility Transition in the 21st Century

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the UN, the world’s human population will reach ten billion by the year 2055. Much of this growth will happen in low- and middle-income countries, where fertility rates (the average number of children a woman will have in her lifetime) are high. Most African governments are already struggling […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop to Develop Recommendations for Possible Gender Elements in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, events, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop to Develop Recommendations for Possible Gender Elements in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States UN-Women, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with support from the Government of Canada and the CBD Friends of Gender Equality Group, will hold a two-day expert workshop to discuss substantive elements of a gender-responsive post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The workshop will seek to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Financial Education as Stepping Stone to Women’s Economic Empowerment: Reflections from CSW 63

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Financial Education as Stepping Stone to Women’s Economic Empowerment: Reflections from CSW 63

Source: Small Island Developing States “I always teach basic finance using my dolls. May I present Señora María, Señora Teresa and Señora Josefa. Each one has a different way to save money: Señora María has a formal savings account, Señora Teresa buys cattle to breed, and Señora Josefa stores her extra money in a tin […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Issues Provisional Agendas in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Aviation, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Exploration, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, International Negotiations, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, REDD+, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Issues Provisional Agendas in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the provisional agendas for the 50th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 50) and the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 50). The SBs will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 17-27 June 2019. SBSTA 50 will address, among […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CPD 52 Reflects on 25 Years of Progress

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, France, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, India, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFPA, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CPD 52 Reflects on 25 Years of Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The 52nd session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD 52) reflected on “significant progress” made in the 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the adoption of its Programme of Action. CPD 52 also discussed closer integration between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Global Network Discusses Alignment of Implementation Efforts under SDG, Climate, DRR Agendas

By   /  April 5, 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, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Global Network Discusses Alignment of Implementation Efforts under SDG, Climate, DRR Agendas

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has published the second in a series of briefs on aligning national policies and implementation efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Such alignment, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Urges Human Rights Approach to Water and Sanitation in Lesotho

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Imports, Justice, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Urges Human Rights Approach to Water and Sanitation in Lesotho

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Léo Heller, highlighted justice issues related to water and sanitation access in Lesotho, following his two-week visit. He urged the Government of Lesotho to give attention to principles of equality, non-discrimination, access to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Caroline Tiriman – a runaway who became Tok Pisin voice of Pacific

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Broadcasting, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, Media, MIL OSI, National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Radio, Reportage, Reports, Tok Pisin, Tolai  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Caroline Tiriman – a runaway who became Tok Pisin voice of Pacific

PROFILE: By Scott Waide in Lae For a Tolai girl growing up in Papua New Guinea between 1960 and 1970, career options were very limited. Forty years ago, that was part of the story for now veteran broadcaster Caroline Tiriman for the Australian public network ABC. “My mother wanted me to get married,” Caroline says. […]

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