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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Establishes 17 Academic Impact Hubs for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, 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, Health, India, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Establishes 17 Academic Impact Hubs for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 October 2018: The UN has identified 17 universities around the world that will serve as ‘Academic Impact’ Hubs for each of the 17 SDGs. Each university will be charged with promoting scholarship and best practices for its respective Goal. The partnerships are managed through the UN Department of Public […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Debate UNGA’s Working Methods, Effectiveness

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, EU, 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, governance, Human Rights, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Debate UNGA’s Working Methods, Effectiveness

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held a meeting on the revitalization of its work, with remarks and interventions addressing the need to strengthen multilateralism, the UN’s upcoming 75th anniversary in 2020, and transparency in selecting the UN Secretary-General. UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés noted the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Poverty Report Urges Development Finance Action to Achieve the SDGs

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Poverty Report Urges Development Finance Action to Achieve the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 October 2018: Development Initiatives has presented an agenda to better target aid to support the 2030 Agenda’s ambitions, by focusing on the poorest people first. The publication titled, ‘Investments to End Poverty: Meeting the Financing Challenge to Leave No One Behind,’ argues that meeting financing commitments and targeting those […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Filling the SDG Financing Gap: IsDB Provides New Model of Development Bank

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exports, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Filling the SDG Financing Gap: IsDB Provides New Model of Development Bank

Source: Small Island Developing States From Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Accra to Bamako, Africa is accelerating. With 60% of global population growth until 2050 set to come from the continent, the rate of return on foreign investments is higher in Africa than any other developing region – 9.3% and growing fast. However, without sustainable development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for LLDC Programme of Action Midterm Review

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Finance, 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 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, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for LLDC Programme of Action Midterm Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) announced that the permanent representatives of Bhutan and Austria will facilitate the intergovernmental negotiations related to the comprehensive high-level midterm review on the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action (VPoA) for landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), which will take […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Baseline Report Urges Coherent Efforts to Realize SDG 5, All SDGs in Asia-Pacific

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Exploration, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Baseline Report Urges Coherent Efforts to Realize SDG 5, All SDGs in Asia-Pacific

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and UN Women have released a publication examining gender equality and the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific. The report establishes a baseline for governments and policymakers to monitor and accelerate progress towards gender equality commitments in the SDGs. In June 2016, the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bahamas, Sweden Appointed Co-facilitators for HLPF 2019 Political Declaration

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, 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, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bahamas, Sweden Appointed Co-facilitators for HLPF 2019 Political Declaration

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The permanent representatives of Bahamas and Sweden will serve as co-facilitators for the political declaration resulting from the two meetings of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in 2019. Announcing the appointment of co-facilitators in a letter to UN Member States, UN General Assembly […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Enables Inclusive Tourism, Destinations’ Contribution to SDGs

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNWTO, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Enables Inclusive Tourism, Destinations’ Contribution to SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 October 2018: The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UNWTO affiliate member globaldit launched a report on UN Day 2018. The report presents a model for inclusive tourism destinations, focusing on the capacity of tourism to integrate disadvantaged groups and benefit from its activity. Titled, ‘Global Report on Inclusive Tourism […]

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