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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 December 2018: Preparations for the midterm review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway in September 2019 are underway at the global and regional levels. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has requested the UNGA President to finalize organizational arrangements for the review, and to encourage governments and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Endorse Marrakech Compact on Migration

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, mig, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Endorse Marrakech Compact on Migration

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 December 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has endorsed the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, also known as the Marrakech Compact on Migration, by a vote. Noting that there are more than 250 million migrants around the world, UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés stressed the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Finance, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

Source: Small Island Developing States December 2018: A joint publication by the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), lunched during the Katowice Climate Change Conference, presents good practices in climate technology cooperation to implement nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and national adaptation plans (NAPs). The report highlights emerging trends and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, EU, Europe, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: The UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) completed its 73rd session, passing eight draft resolutions on protecting children’s rights and human rights, and respecting privacy in the digital age, among other topics. The Committee also discussed indigenous peoples’ and migrants’ rights, the impact […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Outlines Next Steps for Migration Compact

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, 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 & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Outlines Next Steps for Migration Compact

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 December 2018: Following the adoption of the Global Compact Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Marrakech, Morocco, UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés outlined steps that will be taken to bring “the Compact to life.” These include the Assembly’s adoption of the resolution, which serves as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners for Review Holds Fifth Meeting on Ensuring Robust HLPF

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners for Review Holds Fifth Meeting on Ensuring Robust HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: A multi-stakeholder network on national review processes for the SDGs discussed solutions for a more robust UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), as well as preparations for the HLPF’s two sessions in 2019. The Partners for Review (P4R) network is implemented by the German Corporation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Near East, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

Source: Small Island Developing States Globally, shark populations are threatened by a long and difficult list of challenges. They include over-fishing, fisheries by-catch, illegal trade, habitat destruction, depletion of prey, pollution, boat strikes and climate change – according to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). These obstacles – formidable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 December 2018: Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on a declaration on ‘Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development’ that is people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking. Leaders focused on the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender mainstreaming strategy across the G20 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fine-tuning Access and Benefit-sharing Measures to Achieve SDG 2

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Exploration, FAO, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, International Negotiations, ITPGR, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fine-tuning Access and Benefit-sharing Measures to Achieve SDG 2

Source: Small Island Developing States A recent assessment of the effectiveness of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization discussed during the third meeting of the Parties to the Protocol, presents a mixed picture. While, as of 28 February 2018, 71% of […]

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