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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Ocean Summit 2019

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Finance, fish, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Ocean Summit 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The Economist Group’s World Ocean Initiative will convene the sixth World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Hosted by the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency and Department of Economic Development, the event will bring together political leaders and policymakers, heads of global business, scientists, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 January 2019: The Permanent Representatives of Bangladesh and Spain will lead consultations to determine the modalities and organizational aspects of the International Migration Review Forum, which is established in the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The Forum is conceived as a “repurposing” of a prior mechanism, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Fiji, Fiscal Updates, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 December 2018: Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change could save approximately a million lives per year worldwide by 2050, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, which contends that the value of health gains from climate action would be twice the cost of mitigation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Katowice Climate Change Conference Delivers Outcome to Facilitate Implementation of Paris Agreement

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Katowice Climate Change Conference Delivers Outcome to Facilitate Implementation of Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 December 2018: The Katowice Climate Change Conference convened from 2-15 December 2018, in Katowice, Poland, concluding in the wee hours of 16 December with a decision that will facilitate efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change. The meeting had been tasked with delivering a set of guidelines […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Endorse Marrakech Compact on Migration

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, mig, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Endorse Marrakech Compact on Migration

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 December 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has endorsed the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, also known as the Marrakech Compact on Migration, by a vote. Noting that there are more than 250 million migrants around the world, UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés stressed the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA, UNEP Report Finds Peaking Emissions in Building and Construction Sector, Growing Investment Gap

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA, UNEP Report Finds Peaking Emissions in Building and Construction Sector, Growing Investment Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 December 2018: A report launched by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) against the backdrop of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC shows a leveling off of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the building […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, EU, Europe, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: The UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) completed its 73rd session, passing eight draft resolutions on protecting children’s rights and human rights, and respecting privacy in the digital age, among other topics. The Committee also discussed indigenous peoples’ and migrants’ rights, the impact […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF2019) will convene in Cologne, Germany, to explore urban forests as: the “healthy forest” for sport, well-being and human health; the “spiritual forest” for culture, religion and art; the “learning forest” for research, laboratories and education; and the “co-designed forest” for diverging interests, […]

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