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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR 2018 Main Messages Available for 45 Countries

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crime, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, 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, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Justice, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR 2018 Main Messages Available for 45 Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 June 2018: Of the 47 countries presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in July, 45 have made their report’s main messages available. Some of these countries presented their VNRs at previous HLPF sessions (Benin, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Switzerland, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Employment, English, Environment, 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, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 June 2018: The fourth edition of the report titled, ‘Our City: A Peg Report on Sustainability’ evaluates progress in Winnipeg, Canada towards “the three pillars of sustainability that are at the foundation of our quality of life” – environmental, economic and social well-being. The report, based on data from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Brookings Institution Examines SDG Coverage in Newspapers, Academic Journals

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Economics, Economy, English, 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, Health, HLPF 2018, India, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Brookings Institution Examines SDG Coverage in Newspapers, Academic Journals

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Two analysts from the Brookings Institution have called on delegates to consider ways to engage “people far away from the UN spotlight” in debates on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in an article featured on Brookings’ blog series and in a more detailed paper published in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Functional Commissions Submit HLPF Input

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Functional Commissions Submit HLPF Input

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 May 2018: Despite some progress made, the world remains on a trajectory of increasing inequity and inequality, both in terms of economic resources and vulnerability to environmental degradation, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions reported with regard to the SDGs. The commissions provided a synthesis of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Europe, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Justice, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual Climate Alliance International Conference will bring together Climate Alliance members and other interested parties, including over 200 representatives of local-level administrative and technical staff, as well as mayors and high-level local decision makers from across Europe, to discuss hot topics in the field of climate action and climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: East Asia Air Quality Forum

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Hong Kong, Human Settlements & Population, Japan, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: East Asia Air Quality Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual East Asia Air Quality Forum will bring together representatives from 13 Northeast Asian cities and provinces – Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Hunan, Jinan, Jilin, Sichuan and Tongren in China; Seoul in the Republic of Korea; Kitakyushu, Kyoto and Tokyo in Japan; and Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia – as well […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Europe, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The inaugural Urban 20 (U20) Mayoral Summit will convene ahead of the 2018 G20 Leaders’ Summit. U20 is a diplomatic initiative, convened by C40 Cities and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), to help cities develop collective messages and inclusive solutions for global issues such as climate action, the future […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Symposium on Urban and Territorial Planning

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Human Settlements & Population, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Symposium on Urban and Territorial Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States The first Global Symposium on Urban and Territorial Planning (GSUTP), convening under the theme ‘Improving Planning for More Sustainable Cities and Territories,’ will provide an opportunity to discuss in an international forum the role of the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) in the implementation of the New […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Education, English, Europe, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States Krakow and Katowice, respectively Creative Cities of Literature and Music in Poland, and also jointly referred to as “Krakowice,” will host the 12th UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network (UCCN) annual meeting from 12-15 June 2018. The UCCN 12th annual meeting in Krakowice is themed ‘Creative […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, 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, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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