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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, 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, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Six Countries and EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutrality at G7 Summit

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, G7, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Six Countries and EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutrality at G7 Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) issued a communiqué on the 2018 G7 themes: investing in growth that works for everyone; preparing for jobs of the future; advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment; working together on climate change, oceans and clean energy; and building a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, International Law, Investment, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2018: A majority of countries scheduled to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have issued the main messages of their reviews. According to the 35 messages currently available online, most of these countries have put […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 AfDB Annual Meetings

By   /  June 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Korea, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 AfDB Annual Meetings

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) include the 53rd Annual Meetings of the AfDB Board of Governors and 44th Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the Bank Group. The Annual Meetings will convene under the theme […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: EBRD 2018 Annual Meeting and Business Forum

By   /  June 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, events, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: EBRD 2018 Annual Meeting and Business Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will hold its 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. Themed ‘Energizing Economies,’ the Business Forum will address a variety of topical issues, including business climate, economic growth, environmental protection, and targeted, profitable investment. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international climate goals. During the month of May, several institutions acknowledged this fact and took action, including forming financial partnerships, increasing budget allocations to implement climate change policy, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Annual Report Highlights Sustainable Tourism’s Contribution to SDGs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, China, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Global, 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 Settlements & Population, International Negotiations, Investment, Islands, land, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United States of America, UNWTO, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Annual Report Highlights Sustainable Tourism’s Contribution to SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published its 2017 annual report, highlighting the importance of tourism to achieving the SDGs, as well as SDGs and targets that are particularly relevant to sustainable tourism. The report provides an overview of campaigns and events that took place during 2017, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Environment Day Reports Focus on Single Use Plastic as EC Proposes Ban

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, Crude, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Environment Day Reports Focus on Single Use Plastic as EC Proposes Ban

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 June 2018: To coincide with World Environment Day 2018, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) has released two reports on plastics and the environment. Also, in parallel to the Day, which is focusing on the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution,’ the European Commission has proposed a single-use plastics […]

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