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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 November 2018: The Sixth Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments adopted an urgent call for action for strengthened commitment to multi-level integration, action and collaboration to stem biodiversity loss and restore biodiversity health for the benefit of people and nature. The Summit took place in parallel to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IAEG-SDGs Approves Methodology for SDG Indicator on Marine Acidity

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IAEG-SDGs Approves Methodology for SDG Indicator on Marine Acidity

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The UN Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) has formally recognized the data gathering approach and methodology for SDG indicator 14.3 on marine acidity. The indicator will help track national efforts to tackle ocean acidification. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the UN Educational, Scientific and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business and Biodiversity Forum Calls for Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Business Operations

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Invasive Alien Species, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business and Biodiversity Forum Calls for Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Business Operations

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 November 2018: The second Business and Biodiversity Forum, which convened on the sidelines of the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), called for creating an enabling environment for mainstreaming biodiversity and sustainability considerations into business operations and models. […]

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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 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 33rd General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Ramsar, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 33rd General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) will hold its 33rd General Meeting (GM33) in Monaco. Launched at the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 1) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1994, ICRI brings together governments, the CBD and Ramsar Convention Secretariats, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), […]

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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 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Nuclear Weapons, OECD, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNESCO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: A declaration signed by heads of UN agencies and French President Emmanuel Macron at the conclusion of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum highlights climate change, pandemics, food insecurity and water scarcity among “the most pressing challenges in terms of peace and security.” The statement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Ministers Adopt 10-Year Plan on Health and Environment Priorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, AU, Budget, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Ministers Adopt 10-Year Plan on Health and Environment Priorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 November 2018: African ministers for health and environment adopted a ten-year framework to direct funds toward joint health and environment initiatives, supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), partners and donors. The Strategic Action Plan to Scale Up Health and Environmental Interventions in Africa […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Egypt, China, CBD Launch Action Agenda for Nature and People

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Egypt, China, CBD Launch Action Agenda for Nature and People

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 November 2018: The Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Egypt and China launched an action agenda for nature and people to catalyze actions in support of biodiversity conservation and its sustainable use. The agenda aims to support achievement of the CBD’s Vision of Living in Harmony […]

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