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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2019: During a standing-room only informal-informal consultation on Friday afternoon, 7 June, UN Member States offered detailed suggestions on the political declaration to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. This first consultation covered all three sections of the zero draft of the declaration. A new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Recommends Actions for Sustainable Blue Economy in the Caribbean

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Recommends Actions for Sustainable Blue Economy in the Caribbean

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2019: In advance of World Oceans Day, the World Bank released a report that analyzes how marine pollution in the Caribbean impacts the region’s resilience to climate change. The report recommends restoring degraded ecosystems, protecting the Caribbean’s marine resources, and scaling up wastewater management systems to transition towards […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: R20 Austrian World Summit 2019

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, events, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: R20 Austrian World Summit 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The third R20 Austrian World Summit will convene under the theme, ‘Leadership for a Sustainable Future,’ contributing, in particular, to SDG 13 (climate action), SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy), SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). The Summit will seek to, inter alia: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heidelberg Event Addresses Vertical and Horizontal Cooperation as a Driver for Climate Action

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, 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, Economy, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heidelberg Event Addresses Vertical and Horizontal Cooperation as a Driver for Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 May 2019: The International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2019) took place in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, and focused on how vertical and horizontal cooperation can strengthen climate mitigation and adaptation actions. Deliberations showed that many solutions for increasing climate ambition already exist, but that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The world is failing to meet global energy targets despite significant progress, according to a report that tracks progress on SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy) and highlights efforts to deploy renewable energy technology for electricity generation and improve energy efficiency. The report titled, ‘Tracking SDG 7: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Need for a Global Collective to Advance Menstrual Rights

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, India, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Need for a Global Collective to Advance Menstrual Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States It was a telling moment at the recent Academy Awards when Rayka Zehtabchi, director of Period. End of Sentence, said: “I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar.” In 2019, this is where we are: a normal biological function common to the female half of the human […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, France, Gender, 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, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released an updated assessment of each OECD country’s progress towards the SDGs. Overall, the report finds that OECD countries need to accelerate efforts to leave no one behind, particularly to achieve SDG 1 (no poverty), SDG 5 (gender […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Provide Preliminary Feedback on SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Provide Preliminary Feedback on SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: UN Member States provided preliminary feedback on the first draft of the SDG Summit outcome, generally welcoming a text that some described as concise and easy to understand by different constituencies. At a consultation convened by the co-facilitators for the political declaration, delegations expressed differing views with […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IGES Report Discusses Pathways to Reverse “Unsustainable Land Transformations” in Asia Pacific

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, REDD+, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IGES Report Discusses Pathways to Reverse “Unsustainable Land Transformations” in Asia Pacific

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: It is estimated that at least two billion hectares of land in the Asia-Pacific region are degraded, while cities and adjacent rural areas are grappling with the impacts of pollution and other consequences of agricultural expansion and unplanned urban sprawl. How to deal with some of the difficult […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, 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, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: In preparation for the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Secretariat has synthesized 62 voluntary submissions provided by UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions and other intergovernmental bodies and forums. The note indicates insufficient progress on the […]

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