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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: Workshop on the “Blue COP” Explores Climate-Ocean Linkages

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, fish, Fisheries, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop on the “Blue COP” Explores Climate-Ocean Linkages

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 April 2019: Organized by the Because the Ocean Initiative, the Technical Workshop titled, ‘Before the Blue COP,’ focused on the state of knowledge concerning climate and ocean change, synergies and gaps in climate and ocean actions, and national perspectives on the ocean-climate nexus. The workshop was held in Madrid, […]

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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: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, Heavy Metals, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Source: Small Island Developing States The Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP3) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury is expected to discuss, inter alia, waste thresholds, releases, interim storage, contaminated sites, open burning of waste, review of Annexes A and B, and harmonized customs codes. The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP2 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Resilience Frontiers

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Intelligence, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNESCO, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Resilience Frontiers

Source: Small Island Developing States ‘Resilience Frontiers’ will bring together 100 visionary thinkers and thought leaders for five days of brainstorming inspired by the ‘Futures Literacy Laboratory’ framework developed by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and futur/io’s ‘Moonshot’ approach. Resilience Frontiers is an interagency effort undertaken by the UNFCCC Secretariat in collaboration […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Regional Consultation on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Central and Eastern Europe

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Regional Consultation on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Central and Eastern Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will convene the Regional Consultation on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Central and Eastern Europe, which will be hosted by the Government of Serbia. In decision 14/34, the CBD Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted a preparatory process for the […]

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