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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The 15 independent scientists who are preparing the 2019 edition of the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) briefed UN Member States and stakeholders on preliminary findings of their report, and the process through which they have reached their conclusions. The 2019 GSDR will be the first GSDR […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Participants took stock of progress towards SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) at the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on SDG 10, and discussed key points for consideration during the upcoming in-depth review of SDG 10 at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The World Bank and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) considered the operationalization of the 11 ‘Principles of Effective Governance for Sustainable Development’ during its 18th session. It also heard presentations on governance mechanisms and initiatives at the regional and global levels, such as the African Peer Review […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Facilitators for SDG Summit Outcome Consult with Stakeholders

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Facilitators for SDG Summit Outcome Consult with Stakeholders

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The co-facilitators for the outcome of the 2019 SDG Summit held a consultation with civil society members, discussing preparations for the political declaration and noting that “what we do in September will set our work for the next ten years.” The SDG Summit is the first meeting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Proposes Process for 12 SDG Biodiversity Targets Maturing in 2020

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Proposes Process for 12 SDG Biodiversity Targets Maturing in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 March 2019: The WWF published a discussion paper setting out possible options and decision-making milestones for reviewing the 12 SDG targets linked to the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Aichi biodiversity targets, given that they will “mature” in 2020. The relationship between a UN General Assembly (UNGA) process to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Sets Up Website for 2019 SDG Summit

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), 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, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Sets Up Website for 2019 SDG Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The UN Secretariat launched a website for the meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) at the level of heads of state and government, to be convened under the auspices of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in September 2019. The site includes details on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Irrigation, Japan, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: A high-level event on interlinkages between water and climate action convened on the eve of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)-mandated meeting titled, ‘High-level Meeting: Climate Protection for All.’ The event discussed the interlinkages between SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 13 (climate action), with speakers […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: UN Member States held a discussion on the purpose, format and key messages of the meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that will take place under the auspices of the UN General Assembly in September 2019. Ruben Escalante Hasbun, Permanent Representative of El […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Resume Discussion of VNR Preparations at Second Global Workshop

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, 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, governance, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Resume Discussion of VNR Preparations at Second Global Workshop

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 February 2019: A second workshop took place for countries that will report on national progress to implement the SDGs at the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Participants took stock of preparations for the Voluntary National Reviews (VNR), outlining areas of progress […]

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