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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: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Impact Assessment, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Ramsar, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: Wetlands, which comprise the world’s most economically valuable ecosystems and essential regulators of the global climate, are disappearing three times faster than forests. This is one of the key findings of the first-ever Global Wetland Outlook (GWO) published by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Titled, ‘Global Wetland […]

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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: #10Things Campaign Raises Awareness on Climate Action

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Energy, English, Environment, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: #10Things Campaign Raises Awareness on Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Climate Week NYC launched the ‘10 Things’ campaign. The campaign has released each of the ten Things to raise awareness of climate change and accelerate climate action in the days between the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) and Climate Week NYC. The GCAS, which took place in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches 2030 Strategy and Global Partnership Initiative for Youth

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, 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, Health, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Korea, Labour, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNHCR, UNICEF, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches 2030 Strategy and Global Partnership Initiative for Youth

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September: A day before the opening of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level General Debate, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres unveiled Youth 2030, a strategy reflecting the UN’s new commitment to working with and for young people. Officials also launched Generation Unlimited, a global multi-stakeholder partnership initiated by the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: “Transformative” LDN Project Shows Early Signs of Success in Brazil

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Indigenous & Community Forests, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: “Transformative” LDN Project Shows Early Signs of Success in Brazil

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 September 2018: A blog published on the website of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) discusses early results of a project to reverse degradation in the dryland region of north-eastern Brazil that is implemented under the framework of actions to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) by 2030, one […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Japan, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 September 2018: The World Bank has released a report that warns that global waste could grow 70 percent by 2050 under a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario. The report identifies plastic as a key waste management problem, and provides recommendations for countries to develop and operate solid waste management systems. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Popular Television Series Highlights Five SDGs

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Education, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Human Settlements & Population, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Trade, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Popular Television Series Highlights Five SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 September 2018: The UN’s Department of Public Information has launched a collaboration with Mattel, Inc. to introduce themes from five of the SDGs to young children worldwide through several episodes of a popular animated children’s television series. The Goals to be represented in the latest season of Thomas & […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CIFOR Reflects on How to Increase Contribution to SDG Gender Monitoring

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Forestry, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CIFOR Reflects on How to Increase Contribution to SDG Gender Monitoring

Source: Small Island Developing States August 2018: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) released a response to UN Women’s 2018 report on gender equality within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which called for greater collaboration to track progress towards the SDGs. The brief reflects on the CGIAR community’s potential to increase its efforts […]

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