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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: Workshop on the “Blue COP” Explores Climate-Ocean Linkages

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, fish, Fisheries, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop on the “Blue COP” Explores Climate-Ocean Linkages

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 April 2019: Organized by the Because the Ocean Initiative, the Technical Workshop titled, ‘Before the Blue COP,’ focused on the state of knowledge concerning climate and ocean change, synergies and gaps in climate and ocean actions, and national perspectives on the ocean-climate nexus. The workshop was held in Madrid, […]

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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: China, EU Agree to Strengthen Cooperation, Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Development

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Law, Investment, KB, land, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: China, EU Agree to Strengthen Cooperation, Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 April 2019: The leaders of the European Council, the European Commission and China reaffirmed their resolve to work together for peace, prosperity and sustainable development and their commitment to multilateralism at the 21st EU-China Summit. In a joint statement, the EU and China express their commitment to tackle global […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Regional Consultation on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Central and Eastern Europe

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Regional Consultation on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Central and Eastern Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will convene the Regional Consultation on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Central and Eastern Europe, which will be hosted by the Government of Serbia. In decision 14/34, the CBD Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted a preparatory process for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop to Develop Recommendations for Possible Gender Elements in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, events, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop to Develop Recommendations for Possible Gender Elements in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States UN-Women, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with support from the Government of Canada and the CBD Friends of Gender Equality Group, will hold a two-day expert workshop to discuss substantive elements of a gender-responsive post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The workshop will seek to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: Delegates at the second session of the Intergovernmental Conference to negotiate a new treaty for the high seas addressed options related to: marine genetic resources; area-based management tools including marine protected areas (MPAs); environmental impact assessments (EIAs); and capacity building and marine technology transfer. The Earth Negotiations […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Germany, 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, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: Austria’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) audited implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the country and reported on a series of shortcomings, including on SDG planning, institutional arrangements, transparency and inclusiveness, and reporting. Among other European countries, Germany has noted its intent to prioritize the SDGs in its auditing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Synergy Conference Underscores Inextricable Links Between Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Synergy Conference Underscores Inextricable Links Between Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: The first-ever Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference identified action areas to advance efforts to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the SDGs, based on the recognition that limiting global warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels is critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda […]

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