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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Urges LAC to Improve Waste Management

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Investment, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Urges LAC to Improve Waste Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 October 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) has released a report that finds one-third of all waste generated in cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is not properly disposed of or managed, threatening the health of the region’s population and polluting its air, soil […]

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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: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wind, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48) has approved a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and its Technical Summary, and adopted a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), following its line-by-line discussion. According to the Panel, limiting the global average temperature rise […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WIPO Illustrates How Innovation, Intellectual Property Can Support SDGs

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, fish, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WIPO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WIPO Illustrates How Innovation, Intellectual Property Can Support SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has highlighted how diffusion of innovative technologies can play a critical role in achieving many of the SDGs. The publication describes the relationship between intellectual property, innovation and the SDGs, and showcases examples of WIPO’s contributions to the SDGs. SDG 9 (industry, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Launches First Global Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, India, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Launches First Global Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report titled, ‘Guidelines on Sanitation and Health,’ urging countries to invest in sanitation to limit the spread of disease and promote good health and economic productivity. The UN agency estimates that, based on current trends, 90 countries are unlikely […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Caribbean, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Immigration, Investment, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: World leaders agreed to mobilize US$13 billion per year to finance tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment by 2022, and promised another US$2 billion per year for TB research, at the UN High-Level Meeting on TB. Speakers at the one-day meeting, convened by the UN General Assembly (UNGA), […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The UNFCCC announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award. The winning activities contribute to one of Momentum for Change’s four focus areas: planetary health; Climate Neutral Now (CNN); women for results; and financing for climate-friendly investment. The winners will be recognized at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Grassroots efforts to end child marriage, the power of young people and keys to movement building were major topics of discussion during a day-long event hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers initiative. Goalkeepers 2018 took place as part of the annual Global Goals Week […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Inter-ministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, English, events, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Inter-ministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-Level Meeting on NCDs Commits to Action on Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Economy, English, Finance, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-Level Meeting on NCDs Commits to Action on Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: A UN high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) resulted in a political declaration pledging 13 actions to prevent and control NCDs such as cancer, heart and lung diseases, and diabetes. Country leaders agreed that national actions should encompass restrictions on smoking, unhealthy foods, alcohol and sugary drinks, […]

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