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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: To Realize Land’s True Value, We Need to Invest In It Wisely

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Immigration, Investment, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: To Realize Land’s True Value, We Need to Invest In It Wisely

Source: Small Island Developing States It takes 200-400 years to form one centimeter of soil, while the estimated rate of soil erosion is 100 times greater than soil formation. Where erosion is prevalent, the rate of soil loss reaches 4 mm per year (FAO 2015); 70% of drylands suffer from land degradation in varying degrees […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sitra Report Highlights Circular Economy as Critical to Achieving Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sitra Report Highlights Circular Economy as Critical to Achieving Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: According to a study published by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, the European Climate Foundation and partners, an improved circular economy can help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report titled, ‘The Circular Economy: A Powerful Force for Climate Mitigation,’ explores circular […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, events, Fiji, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Investment, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II

Source: Small Island Developing States The second Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference, organized by the Fijian Presidency of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UNFCCC, will bring together leaders from Pacific small island developing States (SIDS), government representatives, civil society, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), investors and financiers, regional […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Workshop on Long-term Low Emission and Development Strategies 2018

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Workshop on Long-term Low Emission and Development Strategies 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2050 Pathways Platform, Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership, the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and World Resources Institute (WRI), in cooperation with the UNFCCC Secretariat, will convene a workshop to kick off discussion on the process of creating a long-term, low emission […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, 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 & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Six Countries and EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutrality at G7 Summit

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, G7, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, 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, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Six Countries and EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutrality at G7 Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) issued a communiqué on the 2018 G7 themes: investing in growth that works for everyone; preparing for jobs of the future; advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment; working together on climate change, oceans and clean energy; and building a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Energy, energy efficiency, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States Around 1,000 days ago, the EU signed a historic agreement, along with 200 other countries. It was a UN-brokered deal to make every aspect of the world’s economies and societies truly sustainable. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development set 17 SDGs for 2030, which, once met, will transform everything from […]

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