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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific VNRs to Address SDG Institutional Arrangements, Engagement, Initiatives

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, 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, Health, Indonesia, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific VNRs to Address SDG Institutional Arrangements, Engagement, Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: Ahead of the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), 16 Asia-Pacific countries have released the “main messages” of their voluntary national reviews (VNRs) of SDG implementation at the national level. The main messages provide a brief overview of more comprehensive reports […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Countries Stress Need for Data, Financing in VNR Main Messages

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, 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, Health, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Countries Stress Need for Data, Financing in VNR Main Messages

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The 17 African countries scheduled to present voluntary national reviews (VNR) of SDG implementation in July 2019 have released the main messages of their forthcoming reports. The VNR reporting countries from the African Group are: Algeria; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; the Republic of the Congo; […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Revised Roadmap Calls for Increased Electrification, Renewable Energy Use to Reach Climate Goals

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exports, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Revised Roadmap Calls for Increased Electrification, Renewable Energy Use to Reach Climate Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: Increased renewable energy use and intensified electrification could help achieve climate goals by 2050, according to an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) study, which describes deployable, cost-effective options for countries to transform the energy sector. The report titled, ‘Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050,’ expands on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Address Climate Change, Education, Health in 2019 VNRs

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, 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, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Tourism, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Address Climate Change, Education, Health in 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The small island developing States (SIDS) that are expected to present voluntary national reviews (VNR) of SDG progress during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have released the main messages of their reviews. Nine of the 47 VNR countries for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Convene Group of Friends on VNRs, HLPF Review

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, 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 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Convene Group of Friends on VNRs, HLPF Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Presidents will expand a Group of Friends to consider two issues related to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: the yearly Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of national-level progress, and the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Workshop Prepares Countries for Last Stage of VNR Preparations

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, 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, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Workshop Prepares Countries for Last Stage of VNR Preparations

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: A global workshop for countries presenting voluntary national reviews in July 2019 addressed data, mobilizing resources, ownership, stakeholder engagement and communication, among other topics. The Second Global Workshop took place in February 2019, and the summary was released in May 2019. The UN Department of Economic and Social […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Indonesia, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a working paper that provides policymakers and individuals working in bioeconomy initiatives with key considerations for implementing bioeconomy activities. The 26 case studies in the report reflect on the extent to which the bioeconomy interventions support the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Finance for Nature Global Summit

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, events, Finance, Forests & REDD, 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, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Finance for Nature Global Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Scottish Government-backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), with the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform, will bring together government officials, financial institutions, consumer goods corporations, supply chain intermediaries and conservation organizations for a two-day ‘Finance for Nature Global Summit’. The Summit aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors’ Decisions Impact Climate Change, and Climate Risks Impact Their Portfolios

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, England, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Fiscal Updates, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors’ Decisions Impact Climate Change, and Climate Risks Impact Their Portfolios

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: Meeting the SDGs requires leveraging private sector finance and increasing investments in activities that can deliver benefits for livelihoods, climate, ecosystems and biodiversity. What is needed, stresses UN Assistant Secretary-General Satya Tripathi, is private sector leadership in a systemic change towards accounting for environmental externalities and greening […]

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