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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference High-level Segment Emphasizes Need for Integrated Action

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference High-level Segment Emphasizes Need for Integrated Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The High-level Segment (HLS) of the UN Biodiversity Conference brought together leaders from national governments and international organizations during a two-day event immediately preceding the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Parallel sessions addressed ways and […]

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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: Event: Paris Peace Forum

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, events, Finance, fish, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Paris Peace Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The first edition of the Paris Peace Forum will bring together States, international organizations, local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and foundations, companies, experts, journalists, trade unions, religious groups and citizens who seek to develop multilateral solutions for today’s challenges. Debates will be held in five formats – conversation, lab, brainstorm, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Flagship Report Urges Government Action to Advance Energy-related SDGs, Paris Agreement

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Aviation, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IEA, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Flagship Report Urges Government Action to Advance Energy-related SDGs, Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has issued its flagship publication titled, ‘World Energy Outlook 2018’ (WEO 2018), which analyzes global energy trends to 2040 for all fuels, regions and technologies, and outlines possible futures under three scenarios: the Current Policies Scenario, the New Policies Scenario and the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance to Close Global Energy Access Gaps to Meet SDG 7 Insufficient, SEforALL Report Warns

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance to Close Global Energy Access Gaps to Meet SDG 7 Insufficient, SEforALL Report Warns

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 November 2018: Financial commitments to achieve universal access to electricity and clean cooking are still falling “far short” of what is required to meet global energy goals by 2030, according to report released by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), which analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access […]

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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: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, North Africa, Off-grid, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: During the month of October, we saw reports on long-term development and mitigation strategies, and more finance was made available for several energy and other investment projects, including from the European Investment Bank. A report by Oil Change International identified the need for Multilateral Development Banks’ to increase […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stakeholders Present Recommendations for Sustainable Europe

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stakeholders Present Recommendations for Sustainable Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 October 2018: Calling to transform the SDGs into “practical solutions,” the EU’s Multi-Stakeholder Platform on SDG implementation (MSP) presented input to guide the preparation of an EC paper on sustainability in Europe. The MSP’s input also will be presented as part of the EC debate on ‘The Future of […]

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