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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, IMO, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is accelerating action and implementing measures to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To advance the objectives of the IMO’s initial strategy to reduce […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Symposium Calls for Action Plan to Tackle Governance of Soil Erosion

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Exploration, FAO, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, IAEA, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Symposium Calls for Action Plan to Tackle Governance of Soil Erosion

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: While there is broad consensus on the physical processes of soil erosion and how to combat them, concerted efforts are still needed to tackle the “controversial questions” that undermine sustainable soil management in many areas of the world. These entrenched bottlenecks to tackling “the most significant threat […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Online Course Covers Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Indonesia, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Online Course Covers Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: A new interactive, practice-oriented e-learning course covers the basics of sustainable finance, provides examples of UN-supported initiatives to promote sustainable finance in such countries as Mongolia and Indonesia, and shares insights gained during activities in emerging economies and interactions with market participants worldwide. The course titled, ‘Introduction to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: Participants at the Good Growth Conference agreed to promote sustainable production of agricultural commodities, with the aim of reducing tropical deforestation and enhancing sustainable growth. Over 300 government, private sector and civil society representatives as well as farmers, producers and indigenous leaders participated in the Good Growth […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Menstrual Hygiene Day

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, events, Gender, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Menstrual Hygiene Day

Source: Small Island Developing States Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to promote good menstrual hygiene management for all women and girls. The Day breaks the silence, raises awareness and changes negative social norms around […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Considers Progress in Technology Facilitation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gaming, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Internet Communications Technology, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, 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, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNESCO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Considers Progress in Technology Facilitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: During the fourth annual meeting of the Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) for the SDGs, also referred to as the STI Forum 2019, participants called for greater science-business connections to drive implementation, more resources and funding, operationalization of an online inventory of STI, and […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Adobe Premiere Rush for Samsung Launches for Galaxy Users – Samsung US Newsroom

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Adobe Premier Rush, AM-NC, Business, Computer Technologies, CTF, DJF, Economics, English, Featured, Global Economy, Innovation & Technology, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Latest News, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mobile, News Releases, Open Source Intel, partnership, Press Resources, Products, Samsung, Smartphone, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Adobe Premiere Rush for Samsung Launches for Galaxy Users – Samsung US Newsroom

Source: Samsung Premiere Rush for Samsung is now available for download on Samsung Galaxy devices as of May 21.An all-in-one, cross-device video creation and publishing solution, Premiere Rush features an intuitive interface that simplifies video editing into just a few easy steps. Premiere Rush provides content creators with all the tools they need to easily […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Side Event Explores Technology, Partnerships for SDGs

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNICEF, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Side Event Explores Technology, Partnerships for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 May 2019: On the margins of UN’s annual forum on science, technology, and innovation (STI Forum), representatives of governments, the UN system, the private sector and academia zoomed in on building SDG networks in STI. In an event organized by the Permanent Mission of Denmark, participants explored concrete examples […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Forum Shares Experiences in Building Resilience

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Forum Shares Experiences in Building Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 May 2019: Over 300 participants shared their experiences in collaborating to promote resilient development at the inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting. The meeting focused on the theme, ‘Youth Futures in a Resilient Pacific,’ in recognition of the energy and contribution of youth in strengthening and enhancing resilience building in the […]

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