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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, France, G20, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, India, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) 2018 finds that national decarbonization rates do not match the level needed to achieve commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The top performing countries on the Index are China, Mexico, Argentina and the UK, all of which grew […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, 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, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, 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, governance, Health, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Heads of State and Government have formed a High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy to catalyze bold, pragmatic solutions for the ocean. The panel will develop, catalyze and support solutions to ocean “health and wealth” in governance, policy, technology and finance, in line with SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Commence Organizational Work on Global Pact for Environment

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, India, International Negotiations, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Commence Organizational Work on Global Pact for Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 September 2018: Governments debated options for a working group on “possible gaps in international environmental law and environment-related instruments,” discussing expectations for the Global Pact for the Environment and preferences regarding the upcoming substantive sessions.The ad hoc open-ended working group was created by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: September 2018 Update on UN Reform Processes

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Economics, Economy, English, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, NATO, Near East, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP, United Nations, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: September 2018 Update on UN Reform Processes

Source: Small Island Developing States The international community will soon celebrate three years since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Since world leaders signed onto the 17 Global Goals in September 2015, the UN system has been trying to align itself with the new Agenda. This policy brief provides a snapshot of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Atlas Equips Governments for ‘Digital Revolution’ in Public Services

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Commerce, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Atlas Equips Governments for ‘Digital Revolution’ in Public Services

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 August 2018: Apolitical has prepared a digital government atlas as an online resource for governments seeking to digitize services. The atlas aims to provide the materials required to “launch a digital revolution in their department.” Digital services can automate the delivery of public services and ensure the availability of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Africa 2018 Calls for Increased Global Ambition on Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gender, Global Economy, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Africa 2018 Calls for Increased Global Ambition on Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 August 2018: The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Nairobi 2018 discussed strategies to scale up ambition to achieve global forest and landscape restoration targets. Among other proposals, the Forum considered a call by El Salvador, backed by UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) Executive Director Erik Solheim, for the […]

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