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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2019: During a standing-room only informal-informal consultation on Friday afternoon, 7 June, UN Member States offered detailed suggestions on the political declaration to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. This first consultation covered all three sections of the zero draft of the declaration. A new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, IMO, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is accelerating action and implementing measures to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To advance the objectives of the IMO’s initial strategy to reduce […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SBSTA Chair Issues Reflections Note in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SBSTA Chair Issues Reflections Note in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: The Chair of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) has released a reflections note in advance of SBSTA’s 50th session, providing information on the status of work on SBSTA agenda items and proposed organization of work. SBSTA 50 will take place in Bonn, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Zero Draft of SDG Summit Outcome Sets Out 10 Commitments

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Zero Draft of SDG Summit Outcome Sets Out 10 Commitments

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2019: The co-facilitators for the outcome document of the SDG Summit released a “zero draft” for Member States’ consideration ahead of an intergovernmental consultation on 22 May 2019. The draft text includes ten commitments to be made by Heads of State and Government attending the Summit, beginning with […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Begin Informal Consultations on SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Islands, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Begin Informal Consultations on SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: Governments exchanged initial views on the outcome document to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. The political declaration is being negotiated through a series of consultations taking place in May and June 2019, convened by the co-facilitators for the document. The UN High-level Political […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Ocean Conference, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided to convene a high-level conference on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources, within the context of the SDGs. The 2020 Conference follows the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 April 2019: The Nature Champions Summit kicked off a series of multilateral meetings focused on building momentum towards 2020, when leaders representing 190 countries will come together with non-government actors for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Review HLPF’s First Cycle, Discuss Possible Improvements

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Review HLPF’s First Cycle, Discuss Possible Improvements

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 May 2019: Experts gathered to consider lessons learned from the first four-year cycle of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which concludes in July 2019. In the context of an intergovernmental review of the HLPF scheduled to take place during the 74th session of the UN […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic States Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development of Arctic Ecosystems and People

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 4 - Quality Education, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic States Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development of Arctic Ecosystems and People

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 May 2019: Ministers of eight Arctic States reaffirmed their commitment to the sustainable development and protection of the Arctic environment and to the well-being of Arctic inhabitants, in a Joint Ministerial Statement signed at the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting. The Council’s Working Groups released reports on climate change, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Global Assessment Finds We Must Act Now to Save Our Life Support System

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, Investment, Justice, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Global Assessment Finds We Must Act Now to Save Our Life Support System

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has released the first Global Assessment of the State of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in almost 15 years. The Assessment calls for immediate action to transform the relationships between humans and nature to prevent severe consequences and safeguard […]

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