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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Europe, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: The co-facilitators of negotiations towards a High-Level Meeting on universal health coverage have released the zero draft of a UN resolution outlining proposed modalities of the meeting, which is to take place in 2019. Co-facilitators Katalin Annamária Bogyay (Hungary) and Vitavas Sriviho (Thailand) will present the draft […]

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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: World Bank Approves US$100 Million for Water Supply in Indonesia

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves US$100 Million for Water Supply in Indonesia

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: Indonesia has received a World Bank loan of US$100 million for its National Urban Water Supply Project. The loan will enable the provision of water supply and sanitation to six million people in the country, through promoting access to safe water, and improving the performance of water […]

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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: Co-Facilitators Appointed for 2019 Meeting on Universal Health Coverage

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Co-Facilitators Appointed for 2019 Meeting on Universal Health Coverage

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2018: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Miroslav Lajcak has appointed the permanent representatives of Hungary and Thailand to act as co-facilitators for preparations towards a high-level meeting on universal health coverage (UHC). The Assembly resolved, on 12 December 2017, to organize the meeting in 2019, before the end […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, English, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF, West Africa, WFP, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The UN announced that recent outbreaks of Ebola and lassa fever in sub-Saharan and West Africa abated in the month of May, as agencies worked to reduce their spread through emergency relief and increased human capacity in affected countries. UN agencies are also working to stop the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Annual Report Highlights Sustainable Tourism’s Contribution to SDGs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, China, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Global, 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 Settlements & Population, International Negotiations, Investment, Islands, land, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United States of America, UNWTO, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Annual Report Highlights Sustainable Tourism’s Contribution to SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published its 2017 annual report, highlighting the importance of tourism to achieving the SDGs, as well as SDGs and targets that are particularly relevant to sustainable tourism. The report provides an overview of campaigns and events that took place during 2017, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat’s Annual Report Spotlights SDG 11, NUA Implementation

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat’s Annual Report Spotlights SDG 11, NUA Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2018: The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has published its ‘Annual Progress Report 2017,’ which discusses the impact of UN-Habitat’s work at the national and subnational levels, and presents case studies demonstrating the organization’s approaches to sustainable urbanization and implementation of the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda (NUA). […]

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