Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: UN Member States held a discussion on the purpose, format and key messages of the meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that will take place under the auspices of the UN General Assembly in September 2019. Ruben Escalante Hasbun, Permanent Representative of El […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Showcases Women’s Role in Management of Coastal and Marine Environments

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Showcases Women’s Role in Management of Coastal and Marine Environments

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a report that analyzes the gendered nature of the conservation, management and use of coastal and marine environments and shares good practices for elevating women’s roles in coastal and marine management. The report is one of several publications on the conservation […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNEA, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: Government officials, experts and other stakeholders discussed the ‘Race to Zero Carbon,’ including ways and tools to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Participants emphazised the need to take action, noting that it is more expensive “to do nothing” than to “do something” to address climate change and […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States The Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting will support the achievement of the water, sanitation and hygiene-related targets of the SDGs by “WASHing away inequalities”. It will bring together ministers responsible for water, sanitation and hygiene, senior government officials, civil society, private sector, donors, development banks, UN agencies […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: LatinoSan 2019

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: LatinoSan 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The LatinoSan 2019 conference, convened by the Government of Costa Rica and partners, will focus on achieving sanitation for all. It will take place immediately prior to the Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers’ Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica. LatinoSan conferences are held every three years, and seek […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, GCF, Gender, Global, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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, IFAD, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Nepal, New Caledonia, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The 22nd meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board discussed the Fund’s first replenishment and strategic programming, and steps required to strengthen operations, reinforce standards and close policy gaps. The Board approved: nine new climate resilience and low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission projects totaling USD 440 […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, Open Government Partnership Collaborate to Support SDGs 5, 16

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Indonesia, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, Open Government Partnership Collaborate to Support SDGs 5, 16

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) made a joint commitment to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through open government initiatives. As outlined in their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the two organizations will support progress on SDG 5 (gender equality) and […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Officials Stress Relevance of Human Security in SDG Era

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNHCR, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Officials Stress Relevance of Human Security in SDG Era

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: To mark the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the concept of human security to the UN, Member States, UN entities and other stakeholders met to discuss the relevance of human security for achieving the SDGs. They noted the need to renew momentum and increase investments for […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUU Index Finds World Off Track on SDG Targets 14.4 and 14.6

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Canada, Caribbean, Central Africa, China, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, fish, Fisheries, France, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Thailand, United States of America, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUU Index Finds World Off Track on SDG Targets 14.4 and 14.6

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 February 2019: The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and Poseidon – Aquatic Resource Management Ltd. launched an index to track illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Index scores “provide a strong indication” that SDG targets on ending IUU fishing “will not be achieved and that combatting IUU […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Debate on Migration Invites Focus on Youth, Data and Partnerships

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Debate on Migration Invites Focus on Youth, Data and Partnerships

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 February 2019: Representatives from governments, civil society, and international organizations shared experiences and best practices related to implementing the SDGs and migration-related agreements at the national and local levels during a high-level debate on migration and development. Among the issues discussed were the need to focus on youth in […]

Read More →