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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, 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, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UNFCCC, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

Source: Small Island Developing States With the vision “to build a Resilient Navakavu – O Navakavu Qoi!” the Navakavu Revitalization Strategy 2018-2022 (NRS) was a timely development framework for the Yavusa vakaturaga o Navakavu, a traditional Fijian unit, which comprise of five villages – Muaivuso, Nabaka, Waiqanake, Namakala and Ucuinamono. It is a leading example […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Energy, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The world overshot its annual resources budget for 2018 in just seven months, according to the Global Footprint Network, which means that people are consuming nature’s resources 1.7 times faster than the planet’s ecosystems can regenerate them. Earth Overshoot Day, which takes place when the annual demand […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation Fund approved a pilot South-South cooperation readiness support package to foster cooperation on adaptation project development, accreditation and access to climate finance. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) finalized its […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Displacement, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Land Conflict, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Trade, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 July 2018: The 2018 edition of the five-day Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS) – part of the annual Caux Forum of conferences, training and dialogues – discussed how to advance development initiatives that link issues of land degradation, climate change and human security. In a keynote address, […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Efforts by non-state and subnational actors to address climate change are increasingly seen as complementary to those of national governments. The year 2015 was a landmark year for climate action: the world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 SDGs, including Goal 13 (climate action), and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNDP, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WFP, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: Climate risks threaten development gains in the Arab region, and will lead to an increase in “eco-migrants” and undermine efforts to end poverty, inequality and hunger by 2030, according to a UN Development Programme (UNDP) report that highlights challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: State of California, Fujitsu Advance Climate Action

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, Western Asia, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: State of California, Fujitsu Advance Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: In recent news regarding efforts to address climate change, the US state of California and the global technology company Fujitsu advanced climate action, while the 2018 trend of extreme weather extended into July. California announced that it has met one of its climate goals early, with the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Identifies Agriculture as Greatest Source of Water Pollution

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Chemicals & Wastes, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, FAO, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Irrigation, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, pesticides, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, water quality, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Identifies Agriculture as Greatest Source of Water Pollution

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 July 2018: Water pollution from unsustainable agricultural practices threatens human health and ecosystems, according to a report published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on behalf of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems. Noting that […]

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