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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Global Compact Report Highlights Local Networks’, Businesses’ Contributions to SDGs

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Global Compact Report Highlights Local Networks’, Businesses’ Contributions to SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: Launched in the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a UN Global Compact publication shows how Local Networks can engage businesses and investors to help close SDG achievement gaps. The document titled, ‘Global Compact Local Networks: Accelerating National SDG Implementation,’ describes outputs from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Switzerland’s VNR Reports Progress, Identifies Future Challenges

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Switzerland’s VNR Reports Progress, Identifies Future Challenges

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: Switzerland submitted its first country report on SDG implementation to the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Switzerland is one of the 46 countries that presented a Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the 2018 HLPF. Switzerland’s VNR titled, ‘Switzerland Implements the 2030 Agenda for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Australia Delivers VNR, Holds Senate Inquiry on SDG Implementation

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Justice, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Australia Delivers VNR, Holds Senate Inquiry on SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 July 2018: Australia launched its first report on implementing the SDGs, initially to a domestic audience and then to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York, US. Commentators note that the SDG Index, a global ranking, shows Australia is performing well on health, education and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNU, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: During a briefing on the outcomes of the High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, representatives from UN Member States, international organizations and civil society organizations learned that plans are underway for subsequent meetings – the “Dushanbe process” – to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Signatories to Inclusive Data Charter Showcase Commitments to Leave No One Behind

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2018, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Signatories to Inclusive Data Charter Showcase Commitments to Leave No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) launched an Inclusive Data Charter in the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The Charter’s goals include improving the quality, quantity, availability, and financing of disaggregated data to ensure that no one is left behind […]

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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: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Displacement, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 July 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) convened a series of eight ‘Voluntary National Review (VNR) Labs’ during the ministerial segment of the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) released publications related […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: Many of the world’s biggest companies are increasingly engaged with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to participants attending the third annual SDG Business Forum on the sidelines of the 2018 meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The event brought together more […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adelphi Examines SDGs from a Foreign Policy Perspective

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Investment, land, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adelphi Examines SDGs from a Foreign Policy Perspective

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: A paper released by adelphi in the margins of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) maps out how the SDGs are relevant for foreign policy, focusing on the six Goals under review at the 2018 session of the Forum (SDGs 6, 7, 11, 12, […]

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