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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, EU, Europe, events, FAO, Finance, France, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, IFAD, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers will convene under the theme, ‘Unlocking the Potential of Agricultural Innovation to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals’. The Symposium will seek to: serve as a global knowledge and partnership platform to better understand the potential of innovation in agriculture to address […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 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, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 December 2018: Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on a declaration on ‘Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development’ that is people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking. Leaders focused on the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender mainstreaming strategy across the G20 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches Task Force to Harness Financial Technology for SDGs

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, FinTech, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches Task Force to Harness Financial Technology for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 November 2018: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the Task Force on Digital Financing, which aims to leverage the potential of new technologies to expand financial inclusion and leverage financial technologies (“fintech”) to accelerate progress on the SDGs. Co-chair Achim Steiner, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, said existing fintech […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, fish, Forestry, Forests & REDD, 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, Health, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mobile Industry Reports Increasing Impact Across all SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 November 2018: The third edition of the Mobile Industry Impact Report finds that the mobile industry’s impact has increased across all 17 SDGs, with mobile operators aligning activities with the SDGs and integrating the SDGs into their core values, strategies and services. The report, produced by GSMA, emphasizes the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Global Economy, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched “the world’s first comprehensive tool” linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy. ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure) is a web-based tool that will help global banks, investors and insurance firms assess the risks that environmental […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 November 2018: Global emissions are rising, and while countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) fall short of meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, increasing private sector momentum and untapped potential from innovation and green financing provide ways to bridge the emissions gap, according to the ‘Emissions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Geneva 2017 Innovation Sprint: One Year in Review

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, KB, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Geneva 2017 Innovation Sprint: One Year in Review

Source: Small Island Developing States In September 2017, the Geneva 2030 Ecosystem kicked off an Innovation Sprint, bringing together a cohort of 23 actors from the Geneva 2030 Ecosystem to identify areas where they could find common ground for collaboration and to explore how the Geneva community could foster new partnerships and scale or accelerate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a book that illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws and policies on SDG achievement. The publication finds that ABS is being used by the private sector, researchers, indigenous peoples, and […]

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