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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Filling the SDG Financing Gap: IsDB Provides New Model of Development Bank

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exports, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Filling the SDG Financing Gap: IsDB Provides New Model of Development Bank

Source: Small Island Developing States From Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Accra to Bamako, Africa is accelerating. With 60% of global population growth until 2050 set to come from the continent, the rate of return on foreign investments is higher in Africa than any other developing region – 9.3% and growing fast. However, without sustainable development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Tackle Wildlife Trafficking by Strengthening Port Enforcement, Awareness

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, GEF, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Tackle Wildlife Trafficking by Strengthening Port Enforcement, Awareness

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) are collaborating on an initiative to tackle maritime wildlife trafficking between Africa and Asia. The initiative will strengthen wildlife law enforcement at ports, and increase cooperation between ports and maritime stakeholders. According to UNDP, illegal wildlife […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF, SIWI Advocate Source-to-Sea Approaches in Water Cooperation

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transboundary Water, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF, SIWI Advocate Source-to-Sea Approaches in Water Cooperation

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 October 2018: The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) are advocating for source-to-sea approaches to managing transboundary waters in the context of implementing international agreements on water cooperation. Parties to the UNECE Water Convention discussed the topic at the Eighth Meeting of Parties (MOP8) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Health Agencies Set Common Milestones for 2030 Agenda

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Health Agencies Set Common Milestones for 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 October 2018: Global health and development agencies agreed to adopt a shared work plan to accelerate action toward achieving health-related targets in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the plan commits to almost 50 “common milestones,” with progress to be reviewed at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Investment Forum Convenes Private Sector Actors, Launches Reports and Toolbox

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNHCR, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Investment Forum Convenes Private Sector Actors, Launches Reports and Toolbox

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 October 2018: The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) convened the 2018 World Investment Forum, with discussions addressing: regional issues; investment in an industrialized, globalized world; blockchain; sovereign wealth funds; and SDG-relevant sectors such as gender and agriculture. More than 6,000 participants from 160 countries attended the 2018 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Presents Report on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Water & Sanitation, water quality, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Presents Report on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Leo Heller, presented his report to the UN General Assembly (UNGA), recommending measures to ensure that countries and stakeholders can realize the human rights to water and sanitation. The Human Rights Council previously requested […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, GCF, GEF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The true costs of adaptation in Africa are expected to be much higher than originally projected and will require creative financing and significant private sector engagement, according to a report published by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), which calls for mainstreaming, scaling up and accelerating adaptation support across […]

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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: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, North Africa, Off-grid, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Finance Follows Mitigation Opportunities, But More Focus on Energy Access is Needed

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: During the month of October, we saw reports on long-term development and mitigation strategies, and more finance was made available for several energy and other investment projects, including from the European Investment Bank. A report by Oil Change International identified the need for Multilateral Development Banks’ to increase […]

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