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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Leave No Ambition Behind: Why These 21 Targets Could Save the SDGs

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Leave No Ambition Behind: Why These 21 Targets Could Save the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 2019 is a milestone year for the SDGs. It includes the first comprehensive review of progress on the entire 2030 Agenda since implementation began in 2016. This review will be held as the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) kicks off in September 2019. One aspect of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Fourth Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Fourth Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

Source: Small Island Developing States The Fourth Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP4) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting is tentatively scheduled to take […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP3) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting will take place in Bangkok, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The 15 independent scientists who are preparing the 2019 edition of the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) briefed UN Member States and stakeholders on preliminary findings of their report, and the process through which they have reached their conclusions. The 2019 GSDR will be the first GSDR […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous & Community Forests, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN’s (FAO) Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) and the Government of Togo have launched a partnership to strengthen forest and farm producers in tackling poverty and coping with climate change. The FFF aims to contribute to achieving at least 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAIs from Netherlands, MENA Countries Contribute to Guidance on SDG Preparedness

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAIs from Netherlands, MENA Countries Contribute to Guidance on SDG Preparedness

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) prepared an updated guide to support governments as they prepare for SDG implementation that details the INTOSAI seven-step model for reviewing government SDG preparedness and provides questions to guide Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in implementing the model. The guide also […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Overview of the Global Chemical Industry

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Development, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Overview of the Global Chemical Industry

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The first chapter of the Global Chemicals Outlook II (GCO II), which was recently released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), presents an overview of the global chemical industry through data, historic trends, production volume and capacity and related forecasts. Titled, ‘The Evolving Chemicals Economy: Status and Trends […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hazardous Waste, Health, Imports, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: Increasing trade in environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) can promote economic development, job creation and innovation, while fostering economic and climate resilience, according to a report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report titled, ‘Trade in Environmentally Sound Technologies: Perspectives from Developing Countries,’ highlights the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Urges Behavior Change for Nature Conservation

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Trade, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Urges Behavior Change for Nature Conservation

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: Expanding the traditional environmental toolkit of regulations, taxes, and awareness campaigns to include behavioral insights can enhance practitioners’ ability to achieve lasting change, according to a recent Rare report, which details behavioral approaches to addressing environmental challenges. Titled, ‘Behavior Change for Nature: A Behavioral Science Toolkit for Practitioners,’ […]

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