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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States As is usually the case towards the end of the year, November’s agenda is packed with regular annual sessions of UN agencies, multilateral environmental agreement (MEA) bodies, various high-level meetings and assorted multistakeholder gatherings. A key event during this busy period in November 2018 is the biennial UN Biodiversity Conference, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Governance Group Focuses on Decent Work, Trade Tensions

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Immigration, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Governance Group Focuses on Decent Work, Trade Tensions

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: The Global Governance Group (3G) held its 11th ministerial meeting, bringing together UN leaders with members of the G20 “troika” – Argentina, Germany and Japan – in an annual dialogue to promote cooperation. UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés welcomed the G20’s focus on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Releases Reports on G20 Energy Transition Progress

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Exploration, G20, Gas, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, IEA, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, IRENA, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Releases Reports on G20 Energy Transition Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mines released two technical reports focusing on progress and challenges of energy transitions for G20 countries. The publications address climate change mitigation through energy transitioning, and the role of high quality data collection for policy. Supporting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa’s Environment Ministers Urge Action on Environmental Challenges through Innovative Solutions

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Process, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa’s Environment Ministers Urge Action on Environmental Challenges through Innovative Solutions

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 September 2018: Ministers of environment and government representatives of African countries have committed to promote and invest in innovative solutions while implementing concrete actions to overcome environmental challenges facing the continent. The Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) saw ministers commit to integrating […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Ministerial Addresses Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Gender, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Islands, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Ministerial Addresses Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 September 2018: The Group of 7 (G7) environment, oceans and energy ministers met on the theme, ‘Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy.’ The meeting marked the first time a G7 ministerial meeting linked together the three issues, and the first time Canada hosted the G7 environment […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Education Ministers Call for Keeping Pace with Technology, Future of Work

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Eastern Asia, Education, English, G20, Gender, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Process, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Education Ministers Call for Keeping Pace with Technology, Future of Work

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 September 2018: The G20 held its first ministerial-level meeting on education in Mendoza, Argentina. Ministers issued a declaration affirming commitment to SDG 4 (quality education), and calling for education that will keep pace with technological development. Argentina currently holds the G20 Presidency, and has highlighted education as a priority […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Behavior Change for Energy Efficiency Scoping Workshop: Opportunities for International Cooperation in the G20 and Beyond

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Europe, events, France, G20, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, IEA, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Behavior Change for Energy Efficiency Scoping Workshop: Opportunities for International Cooperation in the G20 and Beyond

Source: Small Island Developing States Hosted by the Argentinian Ministry of Energy (MEN), the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA), this workshop will bring together representatives of G20 countries and IEA and IPEEC members as well as other international organizations, research organizations, and advocacy groups to consider how […]

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