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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: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fine-tuning Access and Benefit-sharing Measures to Achieve SDG 2

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Exploration, FAO, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, International Negotiations, ITPGR, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Fine-tuning Access and Benefit-sharing Measures to Achieve SDG 2

Source: Small Island Developing States A recent assessment of the effectiveness of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization discussed during the third meeting of the Parties to the Protocol, presents a mixed picture. While, as of 28 February 2018, 71% of […]

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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: IAEG-SDGs Approves Methodology for SDG Indicator on Marine Acidity

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IAEG-SDGs Approves Methodology for SDG Indicator on Marine Acidity

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The UN Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) has formally recognized the data gathering approach and methodology for SDG indicator 14.3 on marine acidity. The indicator will help track national efforts to tackle ocean acidification. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the UN Educational, Scientific and […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

By   /  November 28, 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, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a guide to climate risk-informed decision making that provides a bottom-up approach to risk assessment and planning. The guide titled, ‘Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA): Collaborative Water Resources Planning for an Uncertain Future,’ is intended as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Toolkit Collates Resources for SDG Monitoring and Reporting

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Toolkit Collates Resources for SDG Monitoring and Reporting

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: A toolkit launched by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ (DESA) Statistics Division aims to support national governments in their efforts to monitor and report on progress towards the SDGs. As a “live document,” the toolkit will be continuously updated as new resources become available. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Development Initiatives Updates Platform for Poverty Data

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Development Initiatives Updates Platform for Poverty Data

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 October 2018: Development Initiatives (DI), an independent organization using data to help eradicate poverty, has launched the latest version of its Development Data Hub. The tool focuses on financial and resource flow data, utilizing the most recent available data on official development assistance (ODA), while also including poverty, social […]

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