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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IGES Report Discusses Pathways to Reverse “Unsustainable Land Transformations” in Asia Pacific

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, REDD+, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IGES Report Discusses Pathways to Reverse “Unsustainable Land Transformations” in Asia Pacific

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: It is estimated that at least two billion hectares of land in the Asia-Pacific region are degraded, while cities and adjacent rural areas are grappling with the impacts of pollution and other consequences of agricultural expansion and unplanned urban sprawl. How to deal with some of the difficult […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: On the International Day for Biological Diversity, the UN Secretary-General urges governments, businesses, and civil society to take urgent action to protect and sustainably manage “the fragile and vital web of life on our one and only planet.” Focused on the link between biodiversity, food, and health, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders have issued a statement calling on all countries to take “decisive and transformative action” to reduce emissions and to ensure mitigation and adaption support at scale for countries in need. On his first official visit to the Pacific Islands region, UN Secretary-General […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 April 2019: The Nature Champions Summit kicked off a series of multilateral meetings focused on building momentum towards 2020, when leaders representing 190 countries will come together with non-government actors for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Leaders’ Biodiversity Summit

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, events, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Leaders’ Biodiversity Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States In resolution A/RES/73/234, adopted on 20 December 2018, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided “to convene a summit on biodiversity at the level of Heads of State and Government, within existing resources,” ahead of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, events, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, KB, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

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: Indigenous Peoples Have a Crucial Role in Implementing SDG 16, Concludes Permanent Forum

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Justice, KB, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Indigenous Peoples Have a Crucial Role in Implementing SDG 16, Concludes Permanent Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 May 2019: The 18th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) convened on the overall theme of ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Traditional Knowledge: Generation, Transmission and Protection.’ The meeting drew attention to the role of indigenous peoples in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and highlighted the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Biodiversity Update

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, fish, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Biodiversity Update

Source: Small Island Developing States The seventh session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES 7) convened last week in Paris, France, bringing significant global attention to biodiversity and ecosystem services. This SDG Knowledge Weekly brief compiles and collates reports and briefs released around the session and some of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Global Assessment Finds We Must Act Now to Save Our Life Support System

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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, governance, Health, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, Investment, Justice, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Global Assessment Finds We Must Act Now to Save Our Life Support System

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has released the first Global Assessment of the State of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in almost 15 years. The Assessment calls for immediate action to transform the relationships between humans and nature to prevent severe consequences and safeguard […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Aviation, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Caribbean, CBD, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, ILO, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Justice, KB, Korea, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Shipping, SIDS, Singapore, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UN/ISDR, UNCCD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNIDO, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, wetlands, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The coalitions established in preparation for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit have issued their respective workplans, outlining the Summit’s expected outcomes under each of the nine tracks. The nine tracks focus on: mitigation; social and political drivers; youth and public mobilization; energy transition; industry transition; infrastructure, cities […]

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