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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MDBs Commit to Align Activities with Paris Agreement

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MDBs Commit to Align Activities with Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 December 2018: Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) announced a joint framework for aligning their activities with the Paris Agreement on climate change. The MDBs issued a declaration at the start of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC. The nine MDBs are the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 December 2018: Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on a declaration on ‘Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development’ that is people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking. Leaders focused on the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender mainstreaming strategy across the G20 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference Establishes Processes to Consider Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Emerging Technologies

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Finance, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference Establishes Processes to Consider Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Emerging Technologies

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 December 2018: Held under the theme, ‘Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet,’ the UN Biodiversity Conference resulted in the adoption of numerous decisions on strategic, administrative, financial, and ecosystem-related issues of relevance to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 November 2018: Global emissions are rising, and while countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) fall short of meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, increasing private sector momentum and untapped potential from innovation and green financing provide ways to bridge the emissions gap, according to the ‘Emissions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 November 2018: The Sixth Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments adopted an urgent call for action for strengthened commitment to multi-level integration, action and collaboration to stem biodiversity loss and restore biodiversity health for the benefit of people and nature. The Summit took place in parallel to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 November 2018: The Climate Vulnerable Summit, convened by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), an international cooperation group of developing countries on climate change, called on governments around the world to raise the ambition of their climate targets by 2020 to keep global warming to the 1.5°C limit and save […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: US National Climate Assessment Projects Sectoral Losses to Exceed US$100 Billion by End of Century

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: US National Climate Assessment Projects Sectoral Losses to Exceed US$100 Billion by End of Century

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 November 2018: The US Global Change Research Programme has released the second volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4 2018) titled, ‘Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the United States,’ which assesses a range of potential climate change-related impacts, with an aim of helping decision makers identify risks that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BASIC Ministers Call for Just Transition, New Finance Goal Ahead of Katowice Climate Change Conference

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, India, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BASIC Ministers Call for Just Transition, New Finance Goal Ahead of Katowice Climate Change Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: Ministers of Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) have issued a joint statement ahead of the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December 2018, emphasizing that global climate action “should promote climate justice and a just transition” by recognizing the equality of all people in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Announces Africa-Europe Alliance for Increasing Investments in Sustainable Energy

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Business, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Announces Africa-Europe Alliance for Increasing Investments in Sustainable Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 November 2018: During the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, the European Union and African Union launched the EU-Africa high-level platform on sustainable energy investments in Africa. The platform initiative connects key players from the sustainable energy sector from the public and private sectors of Europe and Africa. Launched under […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Exploration, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, Korea, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released its annual report on the state of the world’s forests (SOFO), which examines ways to strengthen the contributions of forests and trees to sustainable development in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2018 […]

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