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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Deputy Secretary-General Flags Solutions to “Sobering” Financing Challenges

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Deputy Secretary-General Flags Solutions to “Sobering” Financing Challenges

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: Launching the 2019 Financing for Sustainable Development report of the UN’s Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development (IATF), UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed emphasized its “sobering message,” which points to low wage growth, rising inequality, debt distress and stagnating aid levels. In addition, she said, world […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, 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, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: Austria’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) audited implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the country and reported on a series of shortcomings, including on SDG planning, institutional arrangements, transparency and inclusiveness, and reporting. Among other European countries, Germany has noted its intent to prioritize the SDGs in its auditing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Synergy Conference Underscores Inextricable Links Between Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Synergy Conference Underscores Inextricable Links Between Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: The first-ever Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference identified action areas to advance efforts to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the SDGs, based on the recognition that limiting global warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels is critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sudan Audit Stresses Need for SDG Programme of Action, Indicator Alignment

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, 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, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sudan Audit Stresses Need for SDG Programme of Action, Indicator Alignment

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: A report released by the National Audit Chamber of Sudan on the country’s preparedness to implement the SDGs outlines progress and issues related to the country’s institutional framework and its monitoring and funding mechanisms, among other components of its preparedness. The ‘Report on the preparedness of the Republic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, Partners Launch 17-Month SDG Book Club in Six Languages

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, 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, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, Partners Launch 17-Month SDG Book Club in Six Languages

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: The International Publishers Association (IPA) and other organizations partnered with the UN to launch an SDG Book Club aimed at children from six to 12 years old. The book club encourages children to explore the SDGs through a curated reading list of books from around the world. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Audit Finds Poland Has Identified SDG Accelerators, Needs Work on Indicators

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, 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, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Audit Finds Poland Has Identified SDG Accelerators, Needs Work on Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Supreme Audit Office of Poland has audited the country’s preparedness to implement the SDGs. The report concludes that effective actions at the national level have been initiated to ensure the integration of SDGs into national development policies, while noting the need for further work on SDG partnership, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Meeting on Climate and SDGs Seeks to Ramp Up Ambition, Respond to Youth

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Gas, GCF, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Meeting on Climate and SDGs Seeks to Ramp Up Ambition, Respond to Youth

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 March 2019: The high-level meeting on climate and sustainable development for all took on a larger role than it had first been mandated to do, with speakers requiring a full additional day to make plenary statements, and many linking their remarks with the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit and […]

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