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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Fighting Climate Change, Financing Climate Action

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Human Rights, International Financial Institution, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Fighting Climate Change, Financing Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 48th Session in Incheon, Republic of Korea, this week’s brief reviews a selection of papers and initiatives released around the meeting. We focus on analyses of actions needed to deliver on the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Ahead […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Launches SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, Geothermal, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Rights, hydropower, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Launches SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: Leaders of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and development partners gathered at UN Headquarters for a High-Level Roundtable to discuss how to increase ambition to accelerate energy transformation in SIDS and to launch the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0. The initiative intends to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Triennial ILC Report Finds Network “On Track” in Advancing People-centered Land Governance

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, FAO, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, IFAD, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Triennial ILC Report Finds Network “On Track” in Advancing People-centered Land Governance

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has released its first triennial report under the 2016-2021 Strategy, which concludes, in line with the findings of the Mid-Term Review of the strategy, that there is “strong evidence” that the Coalition has contributed to changes in land governance. The report also notes […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Progress Assessment of New York Declaration on Forests Shows “Record High” Deforestation Rates

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate Change, Commodities, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Exploration, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Progress Assessment of New York Declaration on Forests Shows “Record High” Deforestation Rates

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: The international community is not on track to meet the goals of the New York Declaration on Forests, including halving natural forest loss globally by 2020. This is the conclusion of the 2018 Progress Assessment, which addresses nine out of ten goals of the Declaration, highlighting major […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, Investment, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Landesa, a global network on land rights, launched the Resource Platform for Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL), with support from the LEGEND Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Earlier this month, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) participated in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 9th Working Session of the ITPS

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, Exploration, FAO, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 9th Working Session of the ITPS

Source: Small Island Developing States The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) was established at the first Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) in 2013. The ITPS is composed of 27 top soil experts representing all the regions of the world. The main function of the ITPS is to provide scientific and technical […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, IFAD, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The largest-ever financial commitment on agricultural data for development was announced at a high-level side event on SDG 2 on zero hunger. Officials from governments, international organizations, and philanthropic organizations discussed aligning country visions and donor commitments to deliver SDG 2 and grow enough food to feed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Benchmarking Alliance to Rank Companies’ Performance on SDGs

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Justice, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Benchmarking Alliance to Rank Companies’ Performance on SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Aviva, the Index Initiative and the UN Foundation launched the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA), which will develop free, publicly available benchmarks that compare and rank companies’ performance on the SDGs. The Alliance aims to incentivize and accelerate private sector action on sustainable development. Some companies have gone […]

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