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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What They Left Behind: Leadership, Loss and the Gift of Purpose

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, India, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What They Left Behind: Leadership, Loss and the Gift of Purpose

Source: Small Island Developing States Was it merely a coincidence that the airport workers of Jomo Kenyatta International went on strike one hour after my plane landed in Nairobi to join the fourth UN Environment Assembly? Many were stranded as the stand-off and tear gas ensued, but that was not the worst of it. Four […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Water for All Means Leaving No One Behind

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Exploration, Gas, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNHCR, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Water for All Means Leaving No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States ‘Leaving no one behind,’ the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, gives all of us a crystal clear message: everyone must participate in, and benefit from, the progress of development. In the realm of water, this means achieving SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), which has as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Green Growth is at the Heart of Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment While Delivering on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

By   /  March 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Investment, Justice, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Green Growth is at the Heart of Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment While Delivering on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States On this International Women’s Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) would like to propose that inclusive green growth can serve as a crucible for the transformational change necessary to simultaneously achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment while implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN Sustainable Development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Smart SIDS Share SDGs: 5 Tips for Islands to Leverage its Most Renewable Resource for the 2030 Agenda

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Fisheries, Global, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Smart SIDS Share SDGs: 5 Tips for Islands to Leverage its Most Renewable Resource for the 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States Islands face many common challenges, and often a lack of resources to address them. Therefore, knowledge sharing of proven solutions that address the SDGs can be particularly beneficial for them. ‘Islands’ are often used as metaphors in the domain of knowledge management, ie. for the silos within organizations that need […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fair&Precious: The Collective Label for Legal and Eco-certified African Timber

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Forest Certification, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Justice, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fair&Precious: The Collective Label for Legal and Eco-certified African Timber

Source: Small Island Developing States Aware that hyper consumption must gradually be replaced by more qualitative and participatory approaches, a growing number of forest concession holders are looking at more sustainable ways of managing tropical forests. This responsible approach has resulted in the creation of the Fair&Precious collective brand, which aims to encourage European consumers […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Global Dialogue/Local Innovation: Labor Regulation as a Pathway to Achieving the SDGs

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Europe, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, KB, labor laws, Labour, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Global Dialogue/Local Innovation: Labor Regulation as a Pathway to Achieving the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States Low wages, inadequate health and safety provision at work, work-family balance and other poor working conditions that workers face every day are interrelated problems. Labor regulation and policy agendas, however, usually address these problems separately, without considering the close interplay between the two spheres of life. In the words of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: In Rush for Answers to Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Equator Prize Launches Search for Local, Nature-based Solutions

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous & Community Forests, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: In Rush for Answers to Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Equator Prize Launches Search for Local, Nature-based Solutions

Source: Small Island Developing States This year sees a confluence of important events in both the climate and sustainable development agendas. The UN Secretary-General will host a Climate Summit on 23 September 2019, to “boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.” In the subsequent two days, the UN High-level […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA): ‘Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming’

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Poverty Eradication, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA): ‘Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming’

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Green Week (IGW) in Berlin, Germany, one of the biggest agricultural fairs in Europe, is a standing feature and the first important agriculture event of the year. It is framed by the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) in Berlin, an international conference that focuses on central […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Taking Stock of SDG Implementation: Good Practices and Lessons Learned for the Next Cycle

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Taking Stock of SDG Implementation: Good Practices and Lessons Learned for the Next Cycle

Source: Small Island Developing States This September, world leaders will be gathering at the United Nations to take stock of the first four years of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This will be the first time since its establishment in 2015 that Heads of State and […]

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