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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, fish, Forestry, Forests & REDD, 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, Health, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 November 2018: The third edition of the Mobile Industry Impact Report finds that the mobile industry’s impact has increased across all 17 SDGs, with mobile operators aligning activities with the SDGs and integrating the SDGs into their core values, strategies and services. The report, produced by GSMA, emphasizes the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched “the world’s first comprehensive tool” linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy. ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure) is a web-based tool that will help global banks, investors and insurance firms assess the risks that environmental […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, China, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, India, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, Irrigation, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery

Source: Small Island Developing States With 80% of wastewater being released untreated into the environment and 892 million people still practicing open defecation, our communities and environment are at risk. Thus, it is no surprise that clean water and sanitation are prioritized in the UN SDGs. Committed to safeguarding a sustainable future, the SDGs aim […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Exploration, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, Korea, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released its annual report on the state of the world’s forests (SOFO), which examines ways to strengthen the contributions of forests and trees to sustainable development in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2018 […]

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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: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a guide to climate risk-informed decision making that provides a bottom-up approach to risk assessment and planning. The guide titled, ‘Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA): Collaborative Water Resources Planning for an Uncertain Future,’ is intended as […]

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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: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Nuclear Weapons, OECD, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNESCO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: A declaration signed by heads of UN agencies and French President Emmanuel Macron at the conclusion of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum highlights climate change, pandemics, food insecurity and water scarcity among “the most pressing challenges in terms of peace and security.” The statement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Ministers Adopt 10-Year Plan on Health and Environment Priorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, AU, Budget, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Ministers Adopt 10-Year Plan on Health and Environment Priorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 November 2018: African ministers for health and environment adopted a ten-year framework to direct funds toward joint health and environment initiatives, supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), partners and donors. The Strategic Action Plan to Scale Up Health and Environmental Interventions in Africa […]

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