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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Sets out Plans, Coordination Efforts for 2019

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Islands, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Nuclear Weapons, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Sets out Plans, Coordination Efforts for 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 January 2019: UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces briefed Member States on plans for the remaining eight months of the 73rd UNGA session. She outlined several upcoming events and initiatives related to the 2030 Agenda, financing for development, synergies among UN bodies, gender equality, climate change, plastic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 December 2018: Preparations for the midterm review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway in September 2019 are underway at the global and regional levels. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has requested the UNGA President to finalize organizational arrangements for the review, and to encourage governments and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pathways to Resilience in Climate-affected SIDS: Promises, Actions and Results

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Islands, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pathways to Resilience in Climate-affected SIDS: Promises, Actions and Results

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 November 2018: The Climate Vulnerable Summit, convened by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), an international cooperation group of developing countries on climate change, called on governments around the world to raise the ambition of their climate targets by 2020 to keep global warming to the 1.5°C limit and save […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CARICOM Publishes Aichi Targets Regional Assessment

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Invasive Alien Species, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CARICOM Publishes Aichi Targets Regional Assessment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat published an assessment of the region’s progress towards each of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, which are integrated in SDGs 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land). The assessment provides key information given “the relative lack of baseline data and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: AOSIS Chair Urges Increased Focus on Loss and Damage at COP 24

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AIMS, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, Investment, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: AOSIS Chair Urges Increased Focus on Loss and Damage at COP 24

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 November 2018: Following the release of the IPPC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15), policymakers have considered the report’s implications for the forthcoming round of climate negotiations. In an article, the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) Chairman, Thoriq Ibrahim, who also serves as the energy minister […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, International Negotiations, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: Small island developing States (SIDS) committed to strengthen their efforts to tackle the impacts of climate change and achieve the SDGs, during a preparatory meeting for the midterm review of the SAMOA Pathway. The SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway, the outcome of the Third International […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Seychelles Launches First Blue Bond

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, GEF, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, India, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Seychelles Launches First Blue Bond

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 October 2018: Seychelles has launched a US$15 million blue bond to support sustainable fisheries and marine projects. Seychelles announced the bond at the fifth edition of the Our Ocean Conference. According to the World Bank, a blue bond is an innovative financial instrument used to finance ocean and marine-based […]

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