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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, 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, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Addresses Plastics in Oceans

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Conservation, CTF, Currency Exchange Rates, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Trade, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Addresses Plastics in Oceans

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: The World Bank launched a sustainable development bond to raise awareness on plastic waste pollution in the world’s oceans. All World Bank bonds contribute to the financing of programmes that support the SDGs and aim to raise awareness of the role of the private sector in financing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Meeting on Climate and SDGs Seeks to Ramp Up Ambition, Respond to Youth

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Gas, GCF, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Meeting on Climate and SDGs Seeks to Ramp Up Ambition, Respond to Youth

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 March 2019: The high-level meeting on climate and sustainable development for all took on a larger role than it had first been mandated to do, with speakers requiring a full additional day to make plenary statements, and many linking their remarks with the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Irrigation, Japan, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: A high-level event on interlinkages between water and climate action convened on the eve of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)-mandated meeting titled, ‘High-level Meeting: Climate Protection for All.’ The event discussed the interlinkages between SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 13 (climate action), with speakers […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mongolia Launches NAP to Support Animal Husbandry, Water Management

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, GCF, GEF, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mongolia Launches NAP to Support Animal Husbandry, Water Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 March 2019: The Government of Mongolia has launched its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process to strengthen climate-resilient development, with support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Mongolia’s annual mean air temperature increased by 2.24°C from 1940 to 2015, triple the global average; thus, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, World Bank Propose Indicators to Measure LGBTI Inclusion in Development

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, World Bank Propose Indicators to Measure LGBTI Inclusion in Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank have proposed 51 indicators, aligned with the SDGs’ global indicators, as part of efforts to develop an “inclusion index” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. Next steps will include piloting the indicators in select countries. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 March 2019: As Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, affecting more than two million people, Africa Climate Week underscored the interlinkages between the climate and development agendas, and the need for increased financial flows to African countries to combat climate change. The event, which took place from 18-22 […]

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