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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Leaders at UNGA 73 Debate Urge Accelerated Climate Action, Security Council to Address Climate Change

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Law, Investment, Islands, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Melanesia, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, Nepal, New Zealand, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, solar, Solomon Islands, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Leaders at UNGA 73 Debate Urge Accelerated Climate Action, Security Council to Address Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) high-level General Debate focused on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change, among other topics. Leaders underscored the need for accelerated action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with small island developing States […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Adaptation Fund Approves New Funding, Reports Explore Fund’s Future under Paris Agreement

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, International Financial Institution, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Adaptation Fund Approves New Funding, Reports Explore Fund’s Future under Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 October 2018: During the month of October, we saw the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) approve new grant funding windows as well as funding of new projects in the African, Indian Ocean and Eastern Europe regions. Specifically, the project funding will benefit Armenia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, […]

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