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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: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defense, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, Industrial Development, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Ozone, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States Security, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Over 20 partners have committed to a new global initiative that aims to inspire ambition and accelerate action on transitioning to clean and efficient cooling, which can help combat climate change, achieve sustainable development and save money. Launched at the ‘First Global Conference on Synergies between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rockefeller, MacArthur Foundations Launch Private Capital Initiatives for SDGs

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rockefeller, MacArthur Foundations Launch Private Capital Initiatives for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: Two US-based philanthropic trusts, the Rockefeller Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation, announced a joint initiative to direct impact investment funds toward sustainable development. Each foundation is contributing USD 30 million in start-up financing, resulting in a total of USD 60 million for initial investments. The UN estimates […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 6th UCLG Congress: World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 6th UCLG Congress: World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

Source: Small Island Developing States Organized by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the 6th edition of the triennial UCLG Congress: World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders will be the first UCLG Congress to coincide with the implementation phase of global agendas such as the New Urban Agenda (NUA), the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pacific Resilience Meeting and EU-GCCA+ Meeting

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, EU, events, Fiji, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pacific Resilience Meeting and EU-GCCA+ Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States The Pacific Resilience Partnership (PRP) will convene the inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting (PRM) under the theme, ‘Youth Futures in a Resilient Pacific’. The event will showcase inspiring examples of youth action, and communities and sectors working inclusively to save and improve lives and protect livelihoods. The meeting will take stock […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fund for Education in Conflict Zones Receives USD 2.8 Million for PPP

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fund for Education in Conflict Zones Receives USD 2.8 Million for PPP

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 March 2019: Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a global fund that enables children in conflict zones to receive an education, received a contribution of USD 2.8 million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery, its second-largest contribution to date. The donation will support a three-way public-private partnership (PPP) between the Lottery, ECW […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 March 2019: As Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, affecting more than two million people, Africa Climate Week underscored the interlinkages between the climate and development agendas, and the need for increased financial flows to African countries to combat climate change. The event, which took place from 18-22 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Swedish Partners Developing Tool to Align Business, Policy Decisions with 2030 Agenda

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Industrial Development, Intelligence, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, 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, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Swedish Partners Developing Tool to Align Business, Policy Decisions with 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 February 2019: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and partners are developing an online tool to help industries, governments, civil society organizations and others align their long-term strategies with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and deliver the greatest positive social value. The aim of the ‘Agenda 2030 Compass’ is […]

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