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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Economy, English, Fiscal Updates, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice

Source: Small Island Developing States The full realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and other internationally agreed development objectives strongly depends on a common understanding of the basic principles of effective governance for sustainable development. On 2 July 2018, the UN Economic and Social Committee endorsed a set of 11 principles prepared by the UN […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UNFCCC, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

Source: Small Island Developing States With the vision “to build a Resilient Navakavu – O Navakavu Qoi!” the Navakavu Revitalization Strategy 2018-2022 (NRS) was a timely development framework for the Yavusa vakaturaga o Navakavu, a traditional Fijian unit, which comprise of five villages – Muaivuso, Nabaka, Waiqanake, Namakala and Ucuinamono. It is a leading example […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Unanswered Questions: How Civil Society’s Contributions to Sustainable Development are Undermined at the HLPF

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Defense, English, Environment, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Trade, United States Security, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Unanswered Questions: How Civil Society’s Contributions to Sustainable Development are Undermined at the HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States As Colombia joined 45 other countries in New York last month to review progress towards achieving the 2030 Agenda, four grassroots activists were killed as they fought for sustainable development in Colombian communities. A question posed by an Indigenous representative to the government about such killings – of which there […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Efforts by non-state and subnational actors to address climate change are increasingly seen as complementary to those of national governments. The year 2015 was a landmark year for climate action: the world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 SDGs, including Goal 13 (climate action), and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: How Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Could Get Us on Target Towards Universal Energy Access

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate Change, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Exploration, Finance, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, North Africa, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: How Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Could Get Us on Target Towards Universal Energy Access

Source: Small Island Developing States Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls upon the global community to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030. The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York noted progress, but also established that the world is still not on track to reach […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Sustainable Strategic Public Procurement: Can the State Be a Role Model for Sustainable Consumption?

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Sustainable Strategic Public Procurement: Can the State Be a Role Model for Sustainable Consumption?

Source: Small Island Developing States This guest article is based on a key note address by Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany, during a side event at the 2018 session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). It is my pleasure […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: SDG 11: Catalysing Local Implementation of the SDGs in Asia

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Japan, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: SDG 11: Catalysing Local Implementation of the SDGs in Asia

Source: Small Island Developing States This week, many policymakers will gather in New York to conduct voluntary national reviews (VNR) of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with the specific aim of assessing progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among the SDGs featured in the VNR process is SDG 11, with its explicit focus on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Well-Designed Citizen Science Projects Can Help Monitor SDG 6

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, United States of America, UNU, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Well-Designed Citizen Science Projects Can Help Monitor SDG 6

Source: Small Island Developing States Source: A version of this article was first published on the SDG Knowledge Hub, a project by IISD. Read the original article here. Authors: Jiwon Kim, Sabrina Kirschke and Tamara Avellán from the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources(UNU-FLORES) This year’s High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) discusses SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Where Are We in Achieving SDG 15?

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Crude, Culture, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, 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, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Investment, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Where Are We in Achieving SDG 15?

Source: Small Island Developing States Biodiversity is essential for all life on Earth, including human life. Forests cover around 30% of the Earth’s land area, containing 80% of terrestrial biomass and providing habitat for over half of the world’s known terrestrial plant and animal species. Many of which provide humanity with essential benefits and services. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: An Open Goal: Why Forests and Nature Need to be at the Center of the Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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, Health, land, Landscape Approach, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Nepal, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Trade, United Nations, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: An Open Goal: Why Forests and Nature Need to be at the Center of the Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States In fewer than 900 days, the world will have halted deforestation, taken urgent action to halt the loss of biodiversity, and ensured that ecosystems are being conserved, restored and sustainably used. That, at least, is part of what the governments of the 193 countries of the United Nations agreed to […]

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