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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States A truth that is fundamental to humanity’s existence is that the Ocean sustains life on planet Earth. Think only of the way the Ocean provides us with over 50 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and the motivation to secure the Ocean’s health is incontrovertible. With that health now under […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Every year, health ministers gather between August and October in regional committees to translate World Health Organization Assembly (WHA) resolutions into regional and national policies and action plans. WHA resolutions, which result from the deliberations of the health ministers of all WHO member states, are used to set global health […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Immigration, KB, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

Source: Small Island Developing States More than a decade ago, a wide-ranging conversation with my brothers started us on a journey to understand how our family-owned company could help fix the ailing global food system. At the time, droughts were causing famines. More than a billion people did not have enough to eat. We set […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s Resolution We Must Not Break

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s Resolution We Must Not Break

Source: Small Island Developing States The New Year celebrations are now behind us and a return to work is looming together with our New Year’s resolutions; promises to ourselves to change our daily habits towards a greener planet or to be better people. A few days into the new year, there is a good chance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why Sustainable Infrastructure Should Be at the Heart of Discussions at the COP 24 in Katowice

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, UNIDO, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why Sustainable Infrastructure Should Be at the Heart of Discussions at the COP 24 in Katowice

Source: Small Island Developing States The 24th session of the Conference of Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC opened on 2 December in Katowice, Poland. The two week-long meeting takes place at a crossroads for global action against climate change. Agreeing on the rules and guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemic Injustice in National Climate Planning

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, New Zealand, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemic Injustice in National Climate Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States This week, global leaders assemble for the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC in the light of a groundbreaking report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In this report titled, ‘Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C’ (SR15), the IPCC identifies […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Gentle Rain from Heaven

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Gentle Rain from Heaven

Source: Small Island Developing States Do you recall Shakespeare’s masterpiece, ‘The Merchant of Venice?’ The story is set in the 16th century “Floating City.” Although past its heyday, it is still teeming with wealthy merchants making huge gains from silk or spice trade. Antonio, one of those wealthy merchants, has defaulted on his loan because […]

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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: Guest Article: Fine-tuning Access and Benefit-sharing Measures to Achieve SDG 2

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Exploration, FAO, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, International Negotiations, ITPGR, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fine-tuning Access and Benefit-sharing Measures to Achieve SDG 2

Source: Small Island Developing States A recent assessment of the effectiveness of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization discussed during the third meeting of the Parties to the Protocol, presents a mixed picture. While, as of 28 February 2018, 71% of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, China, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, India, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, Irrigation, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery

Source: Small Island Developing States With 80% of wastewater being released untreated into the environment and 892 million people still practicing open defecation, our communities and environment are at risk. Thus, it is no surprise that clean water and sanitation are prioritized in the UN SDGs. Committed to safeguarding a sustainable future, the SDGs aim […]

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