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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: African Biodiversity Summit

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Conservation, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intergovernmental Organization, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: African Biodiversity Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The Government of Egypt, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the African Union, the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment, and other partners, will convene an African Biodiversity Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, immediately prior to the UN Biodiversity Conference. The theme of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Landscapes Forum Africa Conference

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, English, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Landscapes Forum Africa Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States Bringing together diverse public and private sector voices, alongside Indigenous Peoples, scientists and youth, the 2018 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Africa Conference will foster political and community support to implement the AFR100 Initiative to restore 100 million hectares of degraded landscapes across Africa by 2030. This regional conference will focus […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: IBFRA18 – Cool Forests at Risk?

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Ecosystem Approach, English, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: IBFRA18 – Cool Forests at Risk?

Source: Small Island Developing States The theme of the International Boreal Forest Research Association Cool Forests Conference (IBFRA18) is the critical role of boreal and mountain ecosystems for people, bioeconomy and climate. The event will launch an initiative to raise awareness, maintain and promote the multiple, critical values, provided by those ecosystems. The conference is […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: Why Should Nations Invest In It To Keep Drylands Alive?

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Investment, land, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: Why Should Nations Invest In It To Keep Drylands Alive?

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification calls to reflect on the true value of land and the need to invest in it; healthy soils are central to sustainable development. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development increases the demand on soils to provide food, water and energy security, protect biodiversity, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, 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, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Korea, land, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

Source: Small Island Developing States In March this year, an unusual sand and dust storm nicknamed ‘Mars on Earth or Orange Snow[1]’ transported and deposited dust that transformed European landscapes into a surreal orange-tinted scenery. An even more drastic dust storm swept over India recently and left behind a trail of casualties.[2] Then in May, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, 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, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, International Law, Investment, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2018: A majority of countries scheduled to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have issued the main messages of their reviews. According to the 35 messages currently available online, most of these countries have put […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Energy, energy efficiency, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States Around 1,000 days ago, the EU signed a historic agreement, along with 200 other countries. It was a UN-brokered deal to make every aspect of the world’s economies and societies truly sustainable. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development set 17 SDGs for 2030, which, once met, will transform everything from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Portugal, Lebanon to Lead Open-ended Group on Environment Pact

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, English, Environment, Europe, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Portugal, Lebanon to Lead Open-ended Group on Environment Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Miroslav Lajcak has appointed the permanent representatives of Portugal and Lebanon to lead consultations on a global pact for the environment. The process to create the pact was initiated by France, and aims to address the challenges posed by environmental degradation in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Discusses Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Conservation, Culture, Economy, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Discusses Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: Transformative changes are needed to produce healthy and nutritious food while simultaneously safeguarding the planet’s biodiversity. This was one of the messages of the ‘Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors,’ hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). Held from 29-31 May […]

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