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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: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 42 Countries to Present VNRs to HLPF 2019

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, France, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 42 Countries to Present VNRs to HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: Rhonda King, President of ECOSOC, has informed all UN Permanent Representatives and Observers that the list of countries to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at the 2019 meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) has been closed. Seven countries will present VNRs for a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mexico Highlights Potential Co-Benefits from Integrating Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mexico Highlights Potential Co-Benefits from Integrating Climate, Sustainable Development Agendas

Source: Small Island Developing States July 2018: Promoting national-level integrated implementation and a co-benefits approach is the only way to effectively advance both climate action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to the Executive Summary of a report published by the Government of Mexico and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The report […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 2018 SDG Index: All Countries Must Change Policies to Achieve Global Goals

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 2018 SDG Index: All Countries Must Change Policies to Achieve Global Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 July 2018: Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) released the 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report titled, ‘Global Responsibilities: Implementing the Goals,’ which tracks country progress towards the SDGs. The 2018 Index and Report find that no country is on track to achieve all of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Supreme Audit Institutions Discuss Contributions to Accountability under 2030 Agenda

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Caribbean, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Supreme Audit Institutions Discuss Contributions to Accountability under 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 July 2018: The UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA) and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) jointly organized a meeting on the contributions of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) to the SDGs. Participants reflected on their experiences and lessons learned from auditing governments’ preparedness for SDG implementation. Discussions also […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WRI Report Recommends Greater Alignment of SDG, NDC Implementation to Enhance Action

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, 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 5 - Gender Equality, governance, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WRI Report Recommends Greater Alignment of SDG, NDC Implementation to Enhance Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change should be implemented jointly to help scale up actions and impact, according to a study that finds that, in most countries, climate actions under Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and national targets under the SDGs […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 14 Countries Kick off 2018 VNRs at HLPF Ministerial Segment

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Immigration, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 14 Countries Kick off 2018 VNRs at HLPF Ministerial Segment

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 July 2018: Two sets of Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) were presented during the first day of the Ministerial Meeting of the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The governments presenting their reports were: Bahrain, Benin, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Ecuador, Kiribati, Lithuania, Mali, Greece, Guinea, Mexico, Slovakia, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: First Local and Regional Governments Forum Discusses Conditions for Localizing SDGs

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: First Local and Regional Governments Forum Discusses Conditions for Localizing SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 July 2018: During the first Local and Regional Governments’ Forum, participants called for engaging local and regional governments in international and national discussions on the SDGs, noting that they are at the “forefront” of SDG challenges, and are faced with global problems that cannot be managed without local solutions. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Reach Agreement on Migration Compact, Seek to Build Momentum

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, China, Crime, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Indonesia, International Law, International Negotiations, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Reach Agreement on Migration Compact, Seek to Build Momentum

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 July 2018: Countries agreed by consensus on the final draft of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Once adopted by UN Member States in December 2018, the compact will be the first intergovernmentally negotiated agreement prepared under the auspices of the UN to offer a “360-degree […]

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