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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: SEI Tool Predicts “Ripple Effects” of Each SDG Target

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SEI Tool Predicts “Ripple Effects” of Each SDG Target

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) released a brief presenting a practical approach to prioritize action on SDG targets. The approach enables decision-makers to identify how interactions between different SDG targets shapes policy outcomes, and promises to help users generate shared understanding of opportunities and challenges, and identify […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Shelter Academy 2019

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Shelter Academy 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, will convene the ninth annual Shelter Academy in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the Netherlands, under the theme ‘Climate Adaptation and Mitigation: Options for Cities’. Part of the World Urban Campaign, the Academy aims […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Global Assessment Finds We Must Act Now to Save Our Life Support System

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, Investment, Justice, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Global Assessment Finds We Must Act Now to Save Our Life Support System

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has released the first Global Assessment of the State of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in almost 15 years. The Assessment calls for immediate action to transform the relationships between humans and nature to prevent severe consequences and safeguard […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: FAO Guidelines to Help Incorporate Environmental Flows into “Water Stress” Indicator 6.4.2

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Germany, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Integrated Water Resources Management, Irrigation, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, water quality  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: FAO Guidelines to Help Incorporate Environmental Flows into “Water Stress” Indicator 6.4.2

Source: Small Island Developing States At a dedicated event at FAO Headquarters on 29 January 2019, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) launched the new Guidelines for a minimum methodological standard for global reporting on how to incorporate environmental flows into SDG “water stress” indicator 6.4.2. As their name indicates, the SDGs […]

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