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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, FAO, GEF, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States The main focus of the ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity is to provide support for the ongoing discussions on a post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The meeting will be an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the latest and best available knowledge relevant to biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services, and to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Fiji, Fiscal Updates, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 December 2018: Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change could save approximately a million lives per year worldwide by 2050, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, which contends that the value of health gains from climate action would be twice the cost of mitigation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: EMG Nexus Dialogue Series 2019: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, EMG, English, Environment, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Rotterdam Convention, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNITAR  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: EMG Nexus Dialogue Series 2019: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Environment Management Group (EMG) Nexus Dialogue Series 2019 will convene a dialogue under the theme, ‘Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste’. Using an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability along the supply chain, the event will examine the life cycle of chemicals from the production stages until the disposal of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oceania, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNICEF, United Nations, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States What have SDG Knowledge Hub readers been interested in lately? We review our website analytics at the conclusion of significant events and at key points in the year with this question in mind, with an eye toward better understanding the questions our readers are trying to answer as they work […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Industrial Chemicals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 January 2019: The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer entered into force on 1 January 2019, following ratification by 65 countries. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) announced the entry into force, and noted that it will help reduce the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 December 2018: The 55th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted the first Work Program since the approval of the seventh replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-7). The Work Program comprises 18 projects in 25 recipient countries, and amounts to USD 157.8 million, including GEF project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s Resolution We Must Not Break

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s Resolution We Must Not Break

Source: Small Island Developing States The New Year celebrations are now behind us and a return to work is looming together with our New Year’s resolutions; promises to ourselves to change our daily habits towards a greener planet or to be better people. A few days into the new year, there is a good chance […]

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