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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Presents the First Bonn Challenge Country Progress Report

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, India, Indonesia, land, Landscape Approach, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Presents the First Bonn Challenge Country Progress Report

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 August 2018: India has published the first-ever country progress report under the Bonn Challenge on forest landscape restoration, which concludes that the country is on track to achieve its pledge of restoring 13 million hectares of degraded land by 2020 and an additional 8 million hectares by 2030. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Publishes “Roadmap” for Conducting and Communicating Assessments

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCCD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Publishes “Roadmap” for Conducting and Communicating Assessments

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 August 2018: The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has published a guide to help address conceptual, procedural and practical aspects of the IPBES assessments, and to promote consistency in evaluating and communicating the state of knowledge across different scales. IPBES conducts four main types of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Guides Practitioners in Selecting Tools for Ecosystem Services Assessment

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intelligence, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Guides Practitioners in Selecting Tools for Ecosystem Services Assessment

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 August 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) has released a report that provides guidance for practitioners on tools to measure, model and value ecosystem services (ES) provision. The report focuses on assessing ES in sites with high biodiversity and nature […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Selects 22 “Climate Trailblazers”

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Selects 22 “Climate Trailblazers”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) has announced 22 “Climate Trailblazers:” individuals from around the world representing both emerging and established voices on climate change action, activism and ambition. The Trailblazers, who show through action that “everyday people can do extraordinary things,” will raise awareness regarding the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UNFCCC, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

Source: Small Island Developing States With the vision “to build a Resilient Navakavu – O Navakavu Qoi!” the Navakavu Revitalization Strategy 2018-2022 (NRS) was a timely development framework for the Yavusa vakaturaga o Navakavu, a traditional Fijian unit, which comprise of five villages – Muaivuso, Nabaka, Waiqanake, Namakala and Ucuinamono. It is a leading example […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Energy, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The world overshot its annual resources budget for 2018 in just seven months, according to the Global Footprint Network, which means that people are consuming nature’s resources 1.7 times faster than the planet’s ecosystems can regenerate them. Earth Overshoot Day, which takes place when the annual demand […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation Fund approved a pilot South-South cooperation readiness support package to foster cooperation on adaptation project development, accreditation and access to climate finance. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) finalized its […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Displacement, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 July 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) convened a series of eight ‘Voluntary National Review (VNR) Labs’ during the ministerial segment of the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) released publications related […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Displacement, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Land Conflict, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Trade, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 July 2018: The 2018 edition of the five-day Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS) – part of the annual Caux Forum of conferences, training and dialogues – discussed how to advance development initiatives that link issues of land degradation, climate change and human security. In a keynote address, […]

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