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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNDP, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WFP, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: Climate risks threaten development gains in the Arab region, and will lead to an increase in “eco-migrants” and undermine efforts to end poverty, inequality and hunger by 2030, according to a UN Development Programme (UNDP) report that highlights challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Imports, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: Climate mitigation finance news in July included announcements celebrating Ireland’s fossil fuel divestment bill, the World Bank Group’s record in climate finance and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s 10 year anniversary, as well as a new finance partnership for sustainable infrastructure in Asia and financing for renewable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific Climate Week Supports NDC, SDG Implementation in Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Investment, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC, UNIDO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific Climate Week Supports NDC, SDG Implementation in Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 July 2018: Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2018 (APCW2018) convened under the theme, ‘Climate Action for Sustainable Development: Driving Change in Asia-Pacific.’ Featuring a range of events aimed at showcasing and galvanizing climate action in the region, APCW2018 aimed to support regional implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ODI Analyzes Countries’ Readiness to Leave No One Behind

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ODI Analyzes Countries’ Readiness to Leave No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: A briefing note and index launched in the margins of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) reviews the readiness of 86 countries to “leave no one behind.” With the SDGs in effect for nearly 1,000 days, the Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI) ‘Leave No One […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU-Japan Partnership Commits to Paris Agreement, 2030 Agenda

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU-Japan Partnership Commits to Paris Agreement, 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: The EU and Japan have concluded the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), containing a comprehensive chapter on trade and sustainable development. By the Agreement, the two countries recognize the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and, for the first time, reaffirm their commitment to implement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partnership Dialogue Supports Implementation of Marshall Islands’ NDC

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Rights, Islands, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partnership Dialogue Supports Implementation of Marshall Islands’ NDC

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 July 2018: The Marshall Islands and the NDC Partnership co-hosted a Partnership Dialogue on Climate Change, which focused on supporting implementation of the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) by outlining national priorities to mobilize domestic and global partners and align resources with needs identified in the country’s draft NDC […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Chief Sustainability Officers Exchange Lessons on Transforming Businesses

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Chief Sustainability Officers Exchange Lessons on Transforming Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: A half-day event hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in the margins of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) explored how businesses can accelerate “systems transformation.” Featuring four panels consisting primarily of chief sustainability officers, the event titled, ‘Business and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Science Based Targets Initiative Reveals Trends on Decarbonization

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Science Based Targets Initiative Reveals Trends on Decarbonization

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: A survey of corporations by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) shows that private sector leaders expect more than half of their products and services to be “low carbon” in ten years. The survey, conducted by YouGov and spanning 37 countries, notes that nearly one in five […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Civil Society Report Spotlights Need for Whole-of-Government Approach to SDG Implementation

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, 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, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Justice, law, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Civil Society Report Spotlights Need for Whole-of-Government Approach to SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: The world is not on track to achieve sustainable development, and fundamental policy changes are required to “unleash the transformative potential of the SDGs,” according to a report published by the Civil Society Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report titled, ‘Spotlight on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Research Report Describes Challenges Facing Effective Labor Rights and Policies

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, labor laws, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Research Report Describes Challenges Facing Effective Labor Rights and Policies

Source: Small Island Developing States July 2018: A report released by Durham University, UK, authored by a global network of researchers and policymakers, looks at global challenges to effective labor rights. It notes that labor regulation frameworks and strategies must be embedded into development policy, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), in order to […]

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