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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the latest assessment of SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), the world at large is not on track to reach the Goal by 2030. Indeed, it is unlikely that relying on enabling environments developed before the SDG era will lead to successful achievement of SDG 6. In the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report that details the first internationally agreed methodology to help countries increase transparency on fossil fuel subsidies.The report titled, ‘Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the SDGs,’ describes current practices of monitoring fossil fuel subsidies and provides methodological […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2019: During a standing-room only informal-informal consultation on Friday afternoon, 7 June, UN Member States offered detailed suggestions on the political declaration to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. This first consultation covered all three sections of the zero draft of the declaration. A new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Forests & REDD, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Group of 7 (G7) Environment Ministers agreed on a Communiqué and the Metz Charter on Biodiversity at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting. The Communiqué addresses inequalities and inclusivity in transitioning towards a green future, the role of science and research in the context of sustainable development, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mid-term Review for Energy Decade Points to Uneven Progress

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, HLPF 2019, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Energy, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mid-term Review for Energy Decade Points to Uneven Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: The High-Level Dialogue on the Implementation of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All assessed progress five years in, with speakers highlighting the need to prioritize clean cooking, address vulnerable populations, and redouble efforts. In 2012, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) adopted resolution 67/215, by which […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for Beijing 25-Year Review and High-level Celebration

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for Beijing 25-Year Review and High-level Celebration

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has agreed to convene a high-level meeting to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, which took place in Beijing, China in September 1995. The Permanent Representative of New Zealand, Craig John Hawke, and the Permanent Representative of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Launches 10-Year SDG Bond

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Launches 10-Year SDG Bond

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: The World Bank has issued a ten-year Global Sustainable Development Bond to raise awareness of SDG 2 (zero hunger), SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 13 (climate action) and SDG 16 (peace, justice, and strong institutions). The Bank’s first ten-year EUR global bond in ten years, the financial […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Menstrual Hygiene Day

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, events, Gender, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Menstrual Hygiene Day

Source: Small Island Developing States Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to promote good menstrual hygiene management for all women and girls. The Day breaks the silence, raises awareness and changes negative social norms around […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The world is failing to meet global energy targets despite significant progress, according to a report that tracks progress on SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy) and highlights efforts to deploy renewable energy technology for electricity generation and improve energy efficiency. The report titled, ‘Tracking SDG 7: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Need for a Global Collective to Advance Menstrual Rights

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, India, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Need for a Global Collective to Advance Menstrual Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States It was a telling moment at the recent Academy Awards when Rayka Zehtabchi, director of Period. End of Sentence, said: “I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar.” In 2019, this is where we are: a normal biological function common to the female half of the human […]

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