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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, China, CITES, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, ENB, English, Environment, Exports, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Illegal logging, International Negotiations, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 70th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC70) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) reinforced the commitment of Parties to address issues related to the implementation of the Convention and major threats posed by illegal trade to an […]

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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: Workshop on Reporting on Global Forest Goals and Targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, events, FAO, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Workshop on Reporting on Global Forest Goals and Targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States The Secretariat of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene a three-day workshop on reporting on progress made towards the achievement of the Global Forests Goals (GFGs) and targets of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030 […]

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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: Event: 37th Meetings of the CCAMLR Commission and Scientific Committee

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Climate Change, Ecosystem Approach, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, International Negotiations, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 37th Meetings of the CCAMLR Commission and Scientific Committee

Source: Small Island Developing States The 37th Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) Scientific Committee will convene concurrently with the 37th Meeting of the CCAMLR Commission to discuss the conservation of Antarctic marine life. The Scientific Committee will convene from 22-26 October. The Commission meeting will take place […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Fighting Climate Change, Financing Climate Action

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Human Rights, International Financial Institution, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Fighting Climate Change, Financing Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 48th Session in Incheon, Republic of Korea, this week’s brief reviews a selection of papers and initiatives released around the meeting. We focus on analyses of actions needed to deliver on the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Ahead […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Impact Assessment, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Ramsar, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ramsar Global Outlook: “Wetlands Under Far Greater Threat Than Forests”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 October 2018: Wetlands, which comprise the world’s most economically valuable ecosystems and essential regulators of the global climate, are disappearing three times faster than forests. This is one of the key findings of the first-ever Global Wetland Outlook (GWO) published by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Titled, ‘Global Wetland […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The UNFCCC announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award. The winning activities contribute to one of Momentum for Change’s four focus areas: planetary health; Climate Neutral Now (CNN); women for results; and financing for climate-friendly investment. The winners will be recognized at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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