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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Participants took stock of progress towards SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) at the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on SDG 10, and discussed key points for consideration during the upcoming in-depth review of SDG 10 at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The World Bank and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAIs from Netherlands, MENA Countries Contribute to Guidance on SDG Preparedness

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAIs from Netherlands, MENA Countries Contribute to Guidance on SDG Preparedness

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) prepared an updated guide to support governments as they prepare for SDG implementation that details the INTOSAI seven-step model for reviewing government SDG preparedness and provides questions to guide Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in implementing the model. The guide also […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Drivers of African Fertility Transition in the 21st Century

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Trade, United Kingdom, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Drivers of African Fertility Transition in the 21st Century

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the UN, the world’s human population will reach ten billion by the year 2055. Much of this growth will happen in low- and middle-income countries, where fertility rates (the average number of children a woman will have in her lifetime) are high. Most African governments are already struggling […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Germany, 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, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: Austria’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) audited implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the country and reported on a series of shortcomings, including on SDG planning, institutional arrangements, transparency and inclusiveness, and reporting. Among other European countries, Germany has noted its intent to prioritize the SDGs in its auditing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CPD 52 Reflects on 25 Years of Progress

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, France, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, India, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFPA, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CPD 52 Reflects on 25 Years of Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The 52nd session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD 52) reflected on “significant progress” made in the 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the adoption of its Programme of Action. CPD 52 also discussed closer integration between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sudan Audit Stresses Need for SDG Programme of Action, Indicator Alignment

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Follow-Up and Review, 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, KB, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sudan Audit Stresses Need for SDG Programme of Action, Indicator Alignment

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: A report released by the National Audit Chamber of Sudan on the country’s preparedness to implement the SDGs outlines progress and issues related to the country’s institutional framework and its monitoring and funding mechanisms, among other components of its preparedness. The ‘Report on the preparedness of the Republic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, Partners Launch 17-Month SDG Book Club in Six Languages

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, 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, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, Partners Launch 17-Month SDG Book Club in Six Languages

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: The International Publishers Association (IPA) and other organizations partnered with the UN to launch an SDG Book Club aimed at children from six to 12 years old. The book club encourages children to explore the SDGs through a curated reading list of books from around the world. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Audit Finds Poland Has Identified SDG Accelerators, Needs Work on Indicators

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Audit Finds Poland Has Identified SDG Accelerators, Needs Work on Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Supreme Audit Office of Poland has audited the country’s preparedness to implement the SDGs. The report concludes that effective actions at the national level have been initiated to ensure the integration of SDGs into national development policies, while noting the need for further work on SDG partnership, […]

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