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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Fourth Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Fourth Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

Source: Small Island Developing States The Fourth Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP4) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting is tentatively scheduled to take […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP3) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting will take place in Bangkok, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, Heavy Metals, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP3) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury is expected to discuss, inter alia, waste thresholds, releases, interim storage, contaminated sites, open burning of waste, review of Annexes A and B, and harmonized customs codes. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP2 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: Delegates at the second session of the Intergovernmental Conference to negotiate a new treaty for the high seas addressed options related to: marine genetic resources; area-based management tools including marine protected areas (MPAs); environmental impact assessments (EIAs); and capacity building and marine technology transfer. The Earth Negotiations […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Approach for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management Beyond 2020 Under Review

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Indonesia, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Approach for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management Beyond 2020 Under Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: Negotiations at the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the International Conference on Chemicals Management reviewed progress towards the 2020 goal of sound management of chemicals, among other agenda items. This goal was set by the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and was reaffirmed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OEWG3 Submission Calls for Dedicated Fund for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Indonesia, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Thailand, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OEWG3 Submission Calls for Dedicated Fund for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: A group of countries made a submission at third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG3) of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) calling for the establishment of an international fund to implement the sound management of chemicals and waste. The submission (SAICM/OEWG.3/CRP.2) was made by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Impact Assessment, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the tenth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Cartagena Protocol COP/MOP 10) and the fourth Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (Nagoya […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Issues Provisional Agendas in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Aviation, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Exploration, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, International Negotiations, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, REDD+, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Issues Provisional Agendas in Advance of Bonn Climate Change Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the provisional agendas for the 50th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 50) and the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 50). The SBs will convene in Bonn, Germany, from 17-27 June 2019. SBSTA 50 will address, among […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on 2019 FfD Forum Outcome Underway

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on 2019 FfD Forum Outcome Underway

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 March 2019: The co-facilitators for negotiations on the outcome document of the 2019 Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) Follow-up convened a session for initial comments on the zero draft. The next stage is paragraph-by-paragraph negotiations on the draft text, which were expected to begin on 27 March 2019. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st UN-Habitat Assembly

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st UN-Habitat Assembly

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) will hold the first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly at UN-Habitat headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, from 27-31 May 2019, under the theme, ‘Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities’. The sub-theme for the meeting is ‘Accelerated Implementation of the New Urban […]

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