Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Exploration, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, Korea, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released its annual report on the state of the world’s forests (SOFO), which examines ways to strengthen the contributions of forests and trees to sustainable development in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2018 […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Establishes 17 Academic Impact Hubs for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, 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, India, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Establishes 17 Academic Impact Hubs for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 October 2018: The UN has identified 17 universities around the world that will serve as ‘Academic Impact’ Hubs for each of the 17 SDGs. Each university will be charged with promoting scholarship and best practices for its respective Goal. The partnerships are managed through the UN Department of Public […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Africa Climate Week 2019

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, events, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Africa Climate Week 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States Africa Climate Week (ACW) 2019 will convene in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in September 2019, bringing together diverse actors from the public and private sectors. Participants will focus on how engagement between Parties and non-Party stakeholders can be further strengthened in key sectors for Africa, including […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Debate UNGA’s Working Methods, Effectiveness

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, EU, Europe, 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, Human Rights, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Debate UNGA’s Working Methods, Effectiveness

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held a meeting on the revitalization of its work, with remarks and interventions addressing the need to strengthen multilateralism, the UN’s upcoming 75th anniversary in 2020, and transparency in selecting the UN Secretary-General. UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés noted the importance […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, 2020 Olympics Plan to Advance Sustainability, SDGs

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Rights, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, 2020 Olympics Plan to Advance Sustainability, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: The UN and the organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games will work to raise awareness of the linkages between the SDGs, sport and sporting events around the world, as well as focusing on tangible contributions to specific SDGs. The collaboration will highlight the contribution […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, China, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Regional Development Bank, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 November 2018: The World Bank has announced a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate innovative sanitation services through a programme that seeks to make available US$1 billion of financing. The Urban Sanitation Innovative Partnership seeks to increase sanitation access, especially by poor households, through a […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 October 2018: The World Water Council (WWC) launched the Spanish and French language versions of its guide for local authorities on planning water-sensitive cities, to mark World Cities Day on 31 October. The guide titled, ‘Start with Water: Putting Water on Local Action Agendas to Support Global Change,’ provides […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Filling the SDG Financing Gap: IsDB Provides New Model of Development Bank

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exports, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Filling the SDG Financing Gap: IsDB Provides New Model of Development Bank

Source: Small Island Developing States From Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Accra to Bamako, Africa is accelerating. With 60% of global population growth until 2050 set to come from the continent, the rate of return on foreign investments is higher in Africa than any other developing region – 9.3% and growing fast. However, without sustainable development […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Paris Peace Forum

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, events, Finance, fish, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Paris Peace Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The first edition of the Paris Peace Forum will bring together States, international organizations, local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and foundations, companies, experts, journalists, trade unions, religious groups and citizens who seek to develop multilateral solutions for today’s challenges. Debates will be held in five formats – conversation, lab, brainstorm, […]

Read More →