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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 June 2018: Pope Francis has called on oil executives and energy leaders to switch to clean energy to fend off “disastrous” climate change. Addressing a conference on energy transition, he said that the continued search for new fossil fuel reserves is even more worrying than the increased levels of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, fish, Fisheries, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, IMO, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) agreed on the ‘Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Communities’ at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Canada. In addition, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the European Union (EU) agreed to tackle ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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, 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, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, International Law, Investment, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2018: A majority of countries scheduled to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have issued the main messages of their reviews. According to the 35 messages currently available online, most of these countries have put […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Peer Review of Germany’s Sustainable Development Strategy Results in 11 Recommendations

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Canada, China, Commerce, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Peer Review of Germany’s Sustainable Development Strategy Results in 11 Recommendations

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and former Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), has presented the outcome from an International Peer Review Group’s review of the German Sustainable Development Strategy to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Following the mandate from the German Federal Government […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Discusses Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Conservation, Culture, Economy, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Discusses Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: Transformative changes are needed to produce healthy and nutritious food while simultaneously safeguarding the planet’s biodiversity. This was one of the messages of the ‘Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors,’ hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). Held from 29-31 May […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Event Discusses Mitigation of Land Tenure Risks

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, CGIAR, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Event Discusses Mitigation of Land Tenure Risks

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2017: A survey carried out by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Indufor North America and the European Investment Bank uncovered six lessons on how to design investment policies and programmes that help land investors assess risks and protect the land rights of local communities. The survey […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Co-Facilitators Appointed for 2019 Meeting on Universal Health Coverage

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Co-Facilitators Appointed for 2019 Meeting on Universal Health Coverage

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2018: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Miroslav Lajcak has appointed the permanent representatives of Hungary and Thailand to act as co-facilitators for preparations towards a high-level meeting on universal health coverage (UHC). The Assembly resolved, on 12 December 2017, to organize the meeting in 2019, before the end […]

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