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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: ECOSOC Integration Segment 2019

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Reform  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: ECOSOC Integration Segment 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) Integration Segment will take place on Monday, 8 July 2019, the day before the opening of the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019). By a 2018 UNGA resolution on strengthening ECOSOC, the integration segment will “consolidate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Group Meeting on SDG 17

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Group Meeting on SDG 17

Source: Small Island Developing States The expert group meeting (EGM) on SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) will convene in New York, US, on 12 April 2019. The EGM is one in a series taking place in preparation for the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which will […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 December 2018: Preparations for the midterm review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway in September 2019 are underway at the global and regional levels. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has requested the UNGA President to finalize organizational arrangements for the review, and to encourage governments and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop on First SDG Reporting Cycle Sets Stage for HLPF in 2019

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop on First SDG Reporting Cycle Sets Stage for HLPF in 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 December 2018: A workshop convened by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Friends of Governance for Sustainable Development presented lessons to be learned from the first reporting cycle of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Participants discussed how the HLPF can […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 January 2019: The Permanent Representatives of Bangladesh and Spain will lead consultations to determine the modalities and organizational aspects of the International Migration Review Forum, which is established in the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The Forum is conceived as a “repurposing” of a prior mechanism, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Fiji, Fiscal Updates, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 December 2018: Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change could save approximately a million lives per year worldwide by 2050, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, which contends that the value of health gains from climate action would be twice the cost of mitigation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oceania, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNICEF, United Nations, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States What have SDG Knowledge Hub readers been interested in lately? We review our website analytics at the conclusion of significant events and at key points in the year with this question in mind, with an eye toward better understanding the questions our readers are trying to answer as they work […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Industrial Chemicals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 January 2019: The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer entered into force on 1 January 2019, following ratification by 65 countries. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) announced the entry into force, and noted that it will help reduce the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 December 2018: The 55th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted the first Work Program since the approval of the seventh replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-7). The Work Program comprises 18 projects in 25 recipient countries, and amounts to USD 157.8 million, including GEF project […]

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