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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: It’s Not the Boxes that Count, but the Arrows: GSDR Scientists Call for Focus on Levers of Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The 15 independent scientists who are preparing the 2019 edition of the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) briefed UN Member States and stakeholders on preliminary findings of their report, and the process through which they have reached their conclusions. The 2019 GSDR will be the first GSDR […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance Ministers Establish Coalition to Accelerate Climate Action

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance Ministers Establish Coalition to Accelerate Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 April 2019: A Coalition of the Willing comprising finance ministers from more than 20 developed and developing countries has pledged to drive stronger collective action on climate change and its impacts. The Coalition will pursue a set of six ‘Helsinki Principles’ that promote national climate action, especially through fiscal […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, GCF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The sixth NAP Expo sought to promote the exchange of experiences and foster partnerships to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). The Expo convened under the theme, ‘Raising Adaptation Ambition by Advancing NAPs,’ during Korea Global Adaptation Week, which sought to identify innovative ways to raise ambition to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Participants took stock of progress towards SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) at the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on SDG 10, and discussed key points for consideration during the upcoming in-depth review of SDG 10 at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The World Bank and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) considered the operationalization of the 11 ‘Principles of Effective Governance for Sustainable Development’ during its 18th session. It also heard presentations on governance mechanisms and initiatives at the regional and global levels, such as the African Peer Review […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Facilitators for SDG Summit Outcome Consult with Stakeholders

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Facilitators for SDG Summit Outcome Consult with Stakeholders

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The co-facilitators for the outcome of the 2019 SDG Summit held a consultation with civil society members, discussing preparations for the political declaration and noting that “what we do in September will set our work for the next ten years.” The SDG Summit is the first meeting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Shifting to Below 2° Economies: Berlin Event Discusses Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, ILO, India, Indonesia, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Shifting to Below 2° Economies: Berlin Event Discusses Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 April 2019: The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) took the opportunity of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) 2019 to launch the IISD Strategy Document Real People Real Change: Strategies for Just Energy Transitions. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA Discusses Institutional Aspects of SDG 16

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Health, Human Rights, India, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA Discusses Institutional Aspects of SDG 16

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) kicked off its 18th session discussing institutional aspects of SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), mainly on effectiveness, accountability and inclusiveness. Discussions focused on governance and public administration as they relate to the theme of 2019 session […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Financial Education as Stepping Stone to Women’s Economic Empowerment: Reflections from CSW 63

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Financial Education as Stepping Stone to Women’s Economic Empowerment: Reflections from CSW 63

Source: Small Island Developing States “I always teach basic finance using my dolls. May I present Señora María, Señora Teresa and Señora Josefa. Each one has a different way to save money: Señora María has a formal savings account, Señora Teresa buys cattle to breed, and Señora Josefa stores her extra money in a tin […]

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