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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Transport, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 October 2018: The World Bank approved financing for three projects on improving coastal and marine management, forest management and rural roads in Bangladesh. The projects are expected to further help reduce poverty, create livelihoods opportunities and improve resilience to climate change. The Bangladesh Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Green Financing, Investors Contribute to Low-carbon Transition, Reaching SDGs

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, REDD+, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Green Financing, Investors Contribute to Low-carbon Transition, Reaching SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: During September and early October 2018, the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) demonstrated how non-state actors can catalyze the low-carbon transition, including through green bonds and climate risk exposures in portfolios. The Global Green Bond Partnership was launched, and the World Bank deepened its green bond partnerships […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF Paper Highlights Importance, Examples of City Agility Across Sectors

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF Paper Highlights Importance, Examples of City Agility Across Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 September 2018: A white paper titled, ‘Agile Cities: Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization explores the concept of agility as it relates to cities. The paper highlights the importance of agility in the context of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wind, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48) has approved a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and its Technical Summary, and adopted a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), following its line-by-line discussion. According to the Panel, limiting the global average temperature rise […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WIPO Illustrates How Innovation, Intellectual Property Can Support SDGs

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, fish, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WIPO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WIPO Illustrates How Innovation, Intellectual Property Can Support SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has highlighted how diffusion of innovative technologies can play a critical role in achieving many of the SDGs. The publication describes the relationship between intellectual property, innovation and the SDGs, and showcases examples of WIPO’s contributions to the SDGs. SDG 9 (industry, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Islands, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: The second edition of the One Planet Summit reviewed progress on commitments taken last year and announced a variety of new initiatives to accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report titled, ‘One Planet Summit: The Review of the Commitments,’ released at the conclusion […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Releases Reports on G20 Energy Transition Progress

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Exploration, G20, Gas, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, IEA, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, IRENA, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Releases Reports on G20 Energy Transition Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mines released two technical reports focusing on progress and challenges of energy transitions for G20 countries. The publications address climate change mitigation through energy transitioning, and the role of high quality data collection for policy. Supporting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Database Provides Budget, Expenditure Data for Over 100 Cities

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Database Provides Budget, Expenditure Data for Over 100 Cities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The first database of its kind, UN-Habitat’s Global Municipal Database (GMD) offers a standard set of indicators and local-level, per capita budget data for over 100 cities. The database, launched in September 2018, aims to highlight the importance of local financial data to policy- and decision-making. The […]

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