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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Increases Funding to Tackle Wildlife Trafficking and Trade

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Commerce, Crime, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, GEF, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, International Financial Institution, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United Kingdom, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Increases Funding to Tackle Wildlife Trafficking and Trade

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 October 2018: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has announced it will increase its funding to combat illegal wildlife trafficking and trade by US$37 million over the next four years, an increase of nearly 29 percent. The funding will support countries in Africa and Asia to prevent wildlife poaching and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, China, CITES, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, ENB, English, Environment, Exports, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Illegal logging, International Negotiations, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 70th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC70) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) reinforced the commitment of Parties to address issues related to the implementation of the Convention and major threats posed by illegal trade to an […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Transport, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 October 2018: The World Bank approved financing for three projects on improving coastal and marine management, forest management and rural roads in Bangladesh. The projects are expected to further help reduce poverty, create livelihoods opportunities and improve resilience to climate change. The Bangladesh Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Launch Initiative on Biodiversity, Resilience and Climate Change

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, 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, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Launch Initiative on Biodiversity, Resilience and Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The EU, France, Australia, and New Zealand launched a Pacific initiative for biodiversity, climate change, and resilience. The initiative will focus strategically on the intrinsically interconnected areas of biodiversity and climate change. The 21 million Euro Joint Pacific Initiative for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Resilience was launched […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF, TRAFFIC Data Show Positive Effects of China’s Ivory Ban

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Hong Kong, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF, TRAFFIC Data Show Positive Effects of China’s Ivory Ban

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: New data published by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and TRAFFIC show that China’s ivory trade ban has had positive effects since coming into force at the beginning of 2018, but the studies emphasize that further action is needed to influence key segments of society. The two reports […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary (IPBES-7)

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, events, FAO, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 15 - Life on Land, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary (IPBES-7)

Source: Small Island Developing States The seventh session of the plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-7) will consider, inter alia: the report of the Executive Secretary on the implementation of the first work programme for the period 2014-2018; the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services; review of the Platform […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Workshop on Reporting on Global Forest Goals and Targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, FAO, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Workshop on Reporting on Global Forest Goals and Targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States The Secretariat of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene a three-day workshop on reporting on progress made towards the achievement of the Global Forests Goals (GFGs) and targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 International Symposium of Ecohydrology and Water Security: Opportunities and Challenges from Developing Countries

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Ecosystem Approach, English, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Integrated Water Resources Management, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 International Symposium of Ecohydrology and Water Security: Opportunities and Challenges from Developing Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 International Symposium of Ecohydrology and Water Security (ISEWS), organized by a group of academic institutions from China, will focus on “water for ecosystem” (eco-hydrology) and “water for community” (water security). The event will consider water policies and strategies at global and regional levels as they relate to sustainable […]

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