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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: At the close of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), ministers adopted 26 resolutions and decisions, as well as a Ministerial Declaration that commits to significantly reduce single-use plastic products by 2030, and to support a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) global environmental data strategy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UNEA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 March 2019: The first regional edition of the One Planet Summit highlighted Africa’s role as a global partner with respect to innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience, and focused on renewable energy access and the protection of African ecosystems to foster and support sustainable growth while improving the resilience […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: At UNEA-4, States Endorse Resolution on Sustainable Infrastructure

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, Health, Human Rights, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: At UNEA-4, States Endorse Resolution on Sustainable Infrastructure

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: At the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) in Nairobi, Kenya, Member States agreed on a resolution on sustainable infrastructure that had been presented by Mongolia. The resolution urges the international community to adopt concerted efforts in order to prevent detrimental lock-in effects for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNEA, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: Government officials, experts and other stakeholders discussed the ‘Race to Zero Carbon,’ including ways and tools to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Participants emphazised the need to take action, noting that it is more expensive “to do nothing” than to “do something” to address climate change and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDSN Issues Guide to Help Cities Implement the SDGs

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, 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 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, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDSN Issues Guide to Help Cities Implement the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 March 2019: The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has issued a guide to help cities in the US implement the SDGs. The guide outlines ten steps to support sustainable development planning, and provides case studies and examples from American cities that have begun to use the SDGs in their […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Official Outlines Elements of Inclusive, Sustainable Transitions

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Official Outlines Elements of Inclusive, Sustainable Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 February 2019: UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed highlighted the importance of socially just transitions with regard to achieving both the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change. Citing examples of recent action taken by the governments of Germany and Spain, Mohammed called for a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Resume Discussion of VNR Preparations at Second Global Workshop

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Resume Discussion of VNR Preparations at Second Global Workshop

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 February 2019: A second workshop took place for countries that will report on national progress to implement the SDGs at the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Participants took stock of preparations for the Voluntary National Reviews (VNR), outlining areas of progress […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Summit Discusses Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Summit Discusses Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 February 2019: ‘Enhancing Climate Resilience Through Community Awareness’ was the focus of a summit hosted by the American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) and the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), with support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The Summit discussed activities and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 6th International Conference Energy and Meteorology

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 6th International Conference Energy and Meteorology

Source: Small Island Developing States The 6th International Conference Energy and Meteorology (ICEM 2019) will convene under the theme ‘Exploiting the Latest Weather and Climate Technology to Tackle the Energy Transition’. Hosted by the World Energy and Meteorology Council (WEMC) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), ICEM 2019 will bring together representatives from industry […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop: Integrating the SDGs in the Business Strategies and Governance of Port Authorities

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop: Integrating the SDGs in the Business Strategies and Governance of Port Authorities

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), in cooperation with the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Antwerp Management School and the University of Antwerp, will hold an interactive workshop to define potential port authority actions for each SDG, measurement performance indicators, and guiding tools and methodologies […]

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