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MIL-Evening Report: Online trolling: Once funny, but now the term meaning is far more sinister

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, CTF, cyberabuse, Cyberbullying, Digital activism, Digital challenges, Digital Media, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Flaming, Gender, Global, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Online abuse, Online bullying, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Research, Trolling  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Online trolling: Once funny, but now the term meaning is far more sinister

By Dr Evita March It seems like internet trolling happens everywhere online these days – and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The British press and Kensington Palace officials have called for an end to the merciless online trolling of Duchesses Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, which reportedly includes racist and sexist content, and […]

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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: Survey Finds One Third of UN Workers Experienced Sexual Harassment in Last Two Years

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Survey Finds One Third of UN Workers Experienced Sexual Harassment in Last Two Years

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 January 2019: As part of efforts to better understand sexual harassment across the UN system, Deloitte conducted an online survey in November 2018, with participation from 30,363 UN personnel. The resulting ‘Safe Space Survey Report’ released in January 2019 finds that one in three respondents reported experiencing at least […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Panel Reviews Benefits, Risks of Digital Technology

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, India, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Panel Reviews Benefits, Risks of Digital Technology

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the UN High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation to propose innovative ways to harness the benefits and manage the risks of the digital age. The Panel met in Geneva, Switzerland, in preparation to submit its final report in mid-2019. Guterres established the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 January 2019: The Gates Foundation and partners launched the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator to support innovators under the age of 35, in Arusha, Tanzania. The 26 participants selected from a pool of over 2,000 applicants from around the world will work on projects related to data sourcing and accountability […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Europe Reports on Health of Refugees and Migrants

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, National Action, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Europe Reports on Health of Refugees and Migrants

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 January 2019: A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe provides evidence on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region, and outlines recommendations on the way forward. According to the report, health needs specific to refugees and migrants are not always […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 January 2019: The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion announced that it will hold its official launch during the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). The Alliance is composed of UN and specialized agencies, including the World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate, the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Ethical Fashion Initiative, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Commission Releases Recommendations for Decent, Sustainable Work for All

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, ILO, Intelligence, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Commission Releases Recommendations for Decent, Sustainable Work for All

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 January 2019: The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Global Commission on the Future of Work released a report on its findings along with ten recommendations for achieving a future of work that provides decent, sustainable work opportunities for all. ILO launched the report during celebrations marking the start of its […]

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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: G7 Leaders’ Summit 2019

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, Finance, France, Gender, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: G7 Leaders’ Summit 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2019 G7 Summit, presided over by France, will focus on fighting inequality. France has identified the following five objectives for the Summit: fighting inequality of opportunity, promoting in particular gender equality, access to education and high quality health services; reducing environmental inequality by protecting our planet through climate finance […]

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