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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) considered the operationalization of the 11 ‘Principles of Effective Governance for Sustainable Development’ during its 18th session. It also heard presentations on governance mechanisms and initiatives at the regional and global levels, such as the African Peer Review […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: China, EU Agree to Strengthen Cooperation, Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Development

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Law, Investment, KB, land, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: China, EU Agree to Strengthen Cooperation, Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 April 2019: The leaders of the European Council, the European Commission and China reaffirmed their resolve to work together for peace, prosperity and sustainable development and their commitment to multilateralism at the 21st EU-China Summit. In a joint statement, the EU and China express their commitment to tackle global […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, EU, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 April 2019: UN Member States exchanged views on the commemoration of UN’s 75th anniversary in 2020, during the first meeting on the date and modalities for such an event. Governments also considered possible themes, the level of participation, the nature of the outcome and ways to engage stakeholders, in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defense, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, Industrial Development, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Ozone, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States Security, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Over 20 partners have committed to a new global initiative that aims to inspire ambition and accelerate action on transitioning to clean and efficient cooling, which can help combat climate change, achieve sustainable development and save money. Launched at the ‘First Global Conference on Synergies between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Germany, 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, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Austria, Germany Report on SDG Audit Efforts

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: Austria’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) audited implementation of the 2030 Agenda in the country and reported on a series of shortcomings, including on SDG planning, institutional arrangements, transparency and inclusiveness, and reporting. Among other European countries, Germany has noted its intent to prioritize the SDGs in its auditing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In 2018, 66% of New Electricity Generation Capacity was Renewable, Price of Batteries Dropped 35%

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, hydropower, Intergovernmental Organization, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In 2018, 66% of New Electricity Generation Capacity was Renewable, Price of Batteries Dropped 35%

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: According to reports by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (NEF), the global transition to clean electricity generation continued in 2018, driven by lower costs of renewable electricity generation and a sharp decrease in battery prices. Renewables are growing rapidly, but still […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: European Development Days 2019

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, EU, Europe, events, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: European Development Days 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States European Development Days 2019 (EDD 2019), convened by the European Commission, will bring the development community together under the overarching theme, ‘Addressing Inequalities: Building a World Which Leaves No One Behind’. The EDD 2019 agenda will be organized around three main themes: why inequalities matter for sustainable development; understanding the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Water and Linkages to Data, Businesses and Countries

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNEP, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Water and Linkages to Data, Businesses and Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States Reflecting on the theme of this year’s World Water Day, “leaving no one behind,” this SDG Knowledge Weekly reviews recent reports and articles related to securing clean water and sanitation (SDG 6) for all, including the Goal’s linkages to other international frameworks, the business world, and the data revolution. Groups […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Project Supports Adaptation and Resilience in Pacific Islands

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Fiji, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Project Supports Adaptation and Resilience in Pacific Islands

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: Fifteen Pacific island countries are part of the newly launched Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) project under the Intra-African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) Programme funded by the 11th European Development Fund’s (EDF). The EUR 12 million project aims […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Audit Finds Poland Has Identified SDG Accelerators, Needs Work on Indicators

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Audit Finds Poland Has Identified SDG Accelerators, Needs Work on Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Supreme Audit Office of Poland has audited the country’s preparedness to implement the SDGs. The report concludes that effective actions at the national level have been initiated to ensure the integration of SDGs into national development policies, while noting the need for further work on SDG partnership, […]

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