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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Brazil Launches First Assessment on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Brazil Launches First Assessment on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 November 2018: The first Brazilian assessment of the country’s biodiversity and ecosystem services shows why conservation and sustainable use of Brazil’s environmental assets should be central, transversal and strategic elements – not appendices or obstacles – in the socioeconomic development of the country. The document was signed by more […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: App Helps Achieve SDGs 11, 12 by Improving Sustainability of Housing Projects

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: App Helps Achieve SDGs 11, 12 by Improving Sustainability of Housing Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the One Planet Network have launched an app to help improve the sustainability of new housing projects and increase the affordability of green housing. The SHERPA for Sustainable Housing Projects app was developed with the recognition that housing is an […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Presents Report on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Water & Sanitation, water quality, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Presents Report on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Leo Heller, presented his report to the UN General Assembly (UNGA), recommending measures to ensure that countries and stakeholders can realize the human rights to water and sanitation. The Human Rights Council previously requested […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bahamas, Sweden Appointed Co-facilitators for HLPF 2019 Political Declaration

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bahamas, Sweden Appointed Co-facilitators for HLPF 2019 Political Declaration

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The permanent representatives of Bahamas and Sweden will serve as co-facilitators for the political declaration resulting from the two meetings of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in 2019. Announcing the appointment of co-facilitators in a letter to UN Member States, UN General Assembly […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Forum Calls for Increased Ambition to Advance Sustainable Mountain Development Agenda

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Integrated Water Resources Management, Investment, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Mountains, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Forum Calls for Increased Ambition to Advance Sustainable Mountain Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 October 2018: The fourth World Mountain Forum (WMF 2018) brought together around 300 participants to discuss the overarching theme, ‘Mountains in a Changing World: Strengthening Partnerships and Pathways Towards a Thriving Mountain Future.’ Highlights included consolidation of messages for the outcome document titled, ‘A Call for Mountains,’ that will […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Adopts Negotiating Position for 2018 Biodiversity Conference

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Adopts Negotiating Position for 2018 Biodiversity Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 October 2018: Environment ministers of the EU member States adopted conclusions setting out the EU negotiating position for the UN Biodiversity Conference. The Council of Environment Ministers calls for increased efforts to fully achieve the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and for the adoption of an ambitious follow-up to the Strategic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Documentary Films Show Business Advantages of Each SDG

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Finance, 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, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Documentary Films Show Business Advantages of Each SDG

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 October 2018: A series of documentary films showcases ways in which global businesses and organizations are embedding sustainability principles into their operations. The films, created by Reuters in collaboration with The Business Debate and the UN, explore why sustainable business is better for companies and society at large, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Task Force Highlights Linkages among Climate-related Displacement, SDGs

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNHCR, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Task Force Highlights Linkages among Climate-related Displacement, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 September 2018: The Task Force on Displacement published a report with recommendations for integrated approaches to avert, minimize and address displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change. Accompanying reports on the Task Force’s activities highlight interlinkages among actions directed at addressing climate change-related displacement and achieving the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, ASEAN Leaders Discuss SDGs, Climate Change

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Myanmar, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, ASEAN Leaders Discuss SDGs, Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 October 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted inequality and climate change as areas of particular concern in the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in his remarks to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Gathering. Participating leaders expressed their commitment to “multilateral collaboration” to achieve […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: SDGs 8, 9 and 10 on Display at World Bank/IMF Meetings

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, Central Asia, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Europe, Finance, Gender, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, IMF, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Taxation, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: SDGs 8, 9 and 10 on Display at World Bank/IMF Meetings

Source: Small Island Developing States This week, the SDG Knowledge Weekly brief looks at papers and indexes launched at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group, which convened from 8-14 October 2018, in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, just after the country experienced a 7.5-magnitude earthquake. We focus particularly on […]

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