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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 32nd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 32nd Meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board

Source: Small Island Developing States The 32nd meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) will convene in Bonn, Germany. The Adaptation Fund (AF) finances projects and programmes that help vulnerable communities in developing countries adapt to climate change. It was established under the Kyoto Protocol to the UNFCCC. The Fund is financed in part by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: African Biodiversity Summit

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Conservation, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intergovernmental Organization, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: African Biodiversity Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The Government of Egypt, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the African Union, the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment, and other partners, will convene an African Biodiversity Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, immediately prior to the UN Biodiversity Conference. The theme of the […]

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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: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Korea, land, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

Source: Small Island Developing States In March this year, an unusual sand and dust storm nicknamed ‘Mars on Earth or Orange Snow[1]’ transported and deposited dust that transformed European landscapes into a surreal orange-tinted scenery. An even more drastic dust storm swept over India recently and left behind a trail of casualties.[2] Then in May, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Discusses Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Conservation, Culture, Economy, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Discusses Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: Transformative changes are needed to produce healthy and nutritious food while simultaneously safeguarding the planet’s biodiversity. This was one of the messages of the ‘Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Biodiversity Mainstreaming across Agricultural Sectors,’ hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). Held from 29-31 May […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Financial Institution, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) will bring together key players from the private and public sectors to share the state of the art around climate change mitigation, and reach out to cooperation agencies, potential investors and service providers. The event will showcase opportunities in line with the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Partnership Dialogue to Support Marshall Islands on NDC Implementation

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Partnership Dialogue to Support Marshall Islands on NDC Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States The Marshall Islands and the NDC Partnership will co-host a Partnership Dialogue on the implementation of the country’s existing 2025 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and the development of its 2050 Strategy. The Partnership Dialogue will bring together existing and new global, regional and local partners to support the Marshall Islands […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international climate goals. During the month of May, several institutions acknowledged this fact and took action, including forming financial partnerships, increasing budget allocations to implement climate change policy, and […]

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