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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary (IPBES-7)

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, events, FAO, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 15 - Life on Land, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary (IPBES-7)

Source: Small Island Developing States The seventh session of the plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-7) will consider, inter alia: the report of the Executive Secretary on the implementation of the first work programme for the period 2014-2018; the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services; review of the Platform […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 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, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wind, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48) has approved a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and its Technical Summary, and adopted a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), following its line-by-line discussion. According to the Panel, limiting the global average temperature rise […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Islands, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: The second edition of the One Planet Summit reviewed progress on commitments taken last year and announced a variety of new initiatives to accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report titled, ‘One Planet Summit: The Review of the Commitments,’ released at the conclusion […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Impact Assessment, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Ramsar, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: Wetlands, which comprise the world’s most economically valuable ecosystems and essential regulators of the global climate, are disappearing three times faster than forests. This is one of the key findings of the first-ever Global Wetland Outlook (GWO) published by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Titled, ‘Global Wetland […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Triennial ILC Report Finds Network “On Track” in Advancing People-centered Land Governance

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, FAO, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, IFAD, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Triennial ILC Report Finds Network “On Track” in Advancing People-centered Land Governance

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has released its first triennial report under the 2016-2021 Strategy, which concludes, in line with the findings of the Mid-Term Review of the strategy, that there is “strong evidence” that the Coalition has contributed to changes in land governance. The report also notes […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, France, French Polynesia, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, land, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) launched a report titled, ‘Status and Trends of Coral Reefs for the Pacific,’ which highlights the role of the region’s coral reefs in the life and culture of eight […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, Investment, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Landesa, a global network on land rights, launched the Resource Platform for Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL), with support from the LEGEND Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Earlier this month, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) participated in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 9th Working Session of the ITPS

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, Exploration, FAO, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 9th Working Session of the ITPS

Source: Small Island Developing States The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) was established at the first Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) in 2013. The ITPS is composed of 27 top soil experts representing all the regions of the world. The main function of the ITPS is to provide scientific and technical […]

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