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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Green Financing, Investors Contribute to Low-carbon Transition, Reaching SDGs

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, REDD+, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Green Financing, Investors Contribute to Low-carbon Transition, Reaching SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: During September and early October 2018, the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) demonstrated how non-state actors can catalyze the low-carbon transition, including through green bonds and climate risk exposures in portfolios. The Global Green Bond Partnership was launched, and the World Bank deepened its green bond partnerships […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Adaptation Committee Workshop: Fostering Engagement of the Agri-Food Sector in Resilience to Climate Change

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, events, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Adaptation Committee Workshop: Fostering Engagement of the Agri-Food Sector in Resilience to Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States Given the links between food security, trade and the need to adapt to climate change in the agri-food sector, the event will focus on how stakeholders can work towards fostering the capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to adapt to climate change. It aims at bringing together practitioners, experts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Launches SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, Geothermal, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Rights, hydropower, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Launches SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: Leaders of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and development partners gathered at UN Headquarters for a High-Level Roundtable to discuss how to increase ambition to accelerate energy transformation in SIDS and to launch the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0. The initiative intends to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Investor Agenda Launch Steps Up Action to Shift Trillions for Climate Change

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Investor Agenda Launch Steps Up Action to Shift Trillions for Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 September 2018: A group of partners launched an Investor Agenda enabling investors to report on the actions they are taking on climate change. Announced as part of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in Person Conference and Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), the Investor Agenda is expected to enable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Caribbean, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Immigration, Investment, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: World leaders agreed to mobilize US$13 billion per year to finance tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment by 2022, and promised another US$2 billion per year for TB research, at the UN High-Level Meeting on TB. Speakers at the one-day meeting, convened by the UN General Assembly (UNGA), […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Triennial ILC Report Finds Network “On Track” in Advancing People-centered Land Governance

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, FAO, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, IFAD, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Triennial ILC Report Finds Network “On Track” in Advancing People-centered Land Governance

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has released its first triennial report under the 2016-2021 Strategy, which concludes, in line with the findings of the Mid-Term Review of the strategy, that there is “strong evidence” that the Coalition has contributed to changes in land governance. The report also notes […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, Investment, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Landesa, a global network on land rights, launched the Resource Platform for Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL), with support from the LEGEND Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Earlier this month, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) participated in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, 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, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Grassroots efforts to end child marriage, the power of young people and keys to movement building were major topics of discussion during a day-long event hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers initiative. Goalkeepers 2018 took place as part of the annual Global Goals Week […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intelligence, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) presented the SDG Impact initiative on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA). SDG Impact aims to empower investors and businesses to contribute to the SDGs, including by providing country-level data and SDG investment roadmaps. The initiative invites investors and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: On the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level debate, high-level representatives of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia discussed the impact of the technological revolution on society, including on the workforce, education, and low-income countries’ industrialization. They called for regulation of new […]

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