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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, CTF, DJF, E-waste, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Project, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 January 2019: The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Secretariat launched a project on global best practices on emerging chemical policy issues of concern. The project – which is the first such Global Environment Facility (GEF) full-size project – will be implemented in over 70 countries over a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, India, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) is showcasing the role of women as environmental stewards in a series of 13 case studies of “action from the ground up” on biodiversity conservation, chemicals and waste management, climate change, international waters and land degradation. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, FAO, GEF, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States The main focus of the ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity is to provide support for the ongoing discussions on a post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The meeting will be an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the latest and best available knowledge relevant to biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services, and to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Technology: Closing the Agricultural Gender Gap

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, FAO, Finance, FinTech, Gender, George Washington University, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Technology: Closing the Agricultural Gender Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States Agriculture feeds the world, and technology connects the world. So why are we struggling to link the two? Financial inclusion is the bridge that connects the two, and technology serves as powerful means to bring women in developing countries into the fold of agribusiness. Approximately two billion people lack access […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oceania, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNICEF, United Nations, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States What have SDG Knowledge Hub readers been interested in lately? We review our website analytics at the conclusion of significant events and at key points in the year with this question in mind, with an eye toward better understanding the questions our readers are trying to answer as they work […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 December 2018: The 55th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted the first Work Program since the approval of the seventh replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-7). The Work Program comprises 18 projects in 25 recipient countries, and amounts to USD 157.8 million, including GEF project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States A truth that is fundamental to humanity’s existence is that the Ocean sustains life on planet Earth. Think only of the way the Ocean provides us with over 50 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and the motivation to secure the Ocean’s health is incontrovertible. With that health now under […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Transforming Transportation 2019

By   /  December 27, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, events, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, International Financial Institution, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Transport, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Transforming Transportation 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2019 edition of the Transforming Transportation conference series will consider the theme, ‘Will New Mobility Deliver Sustainable Transport for All?’. The conference will focus on how new technologies, data platforms and business models are integrating with current transport modes to solve old problems, from efficiency and equity to safety, […]

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