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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Travel and Tourism Body, English Football Club Join Climate Neutral Now Initiative

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Transport, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Travel and Tourism Body, English Football Club Join Climate Neutral Now Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 August 2018: The main body representing the travel and tourism industry and an English football club have signed onto the Climate Neutral Now (CNN) initiative, which was launched by the UNFCCC in 2015 to encourage and support climate action towards achieving climate neutrality by 2050. The World Travel and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Publishes “Roadmap” for Conducting and Communicating Assessments

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCCD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Publishes “Roadmap” for Conducting and Communicating Assessments

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 August 2018: The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has published a guide to help address conceptual, procedural and practical aspects of the IPBES assessments, and to promote consistency in evaluating and communicating the state of knowledge across different scales. IPBES conducts four main types of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: APA Co-Chairs Prepare “Tools” to Facilitate Bangkok Climate Discussions

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: APA Co-Chairs Prepare “Tools” to Facilitate Bangkok Climate Discussions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 August 2018: The Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) have prepared, and the UNFCCC Secretariat has published, a set of seven “tools” to facilitate deliberations during the sixth part of the first session of the APA (APA 1-6), which will convene during the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Expert Meeting Compares National Adaptation Goals to SDGs, Sendai Framework

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Expert Meeting Compares National Adaptation Goals to SDGs, Sendai Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The UNFCCC Adaptation Committee convened an expert meeting on the theme, ‘National Adaptation Goals/Indicators and Their Relationship with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.’ The meeting sought to provide guidance to Parties on the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of adaptation actions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Publishes Report of the Suva Expert Dialogue on Loss and Damage

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Publishes Report of the Suva Expert Dialogue on Loss and Damage

Source: Small Island Developing States August 2018: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the report of the two-day Suva Expert Dialogue on Loss and Damage Associated with Climate Change Impacts, which sought to enable open and interactive exchanges between technical and policy experts and the co-creation of comprehensive risk management solutions. The meeting took place from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BRICS Declaration Calls for Full Implementation of Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, BRICS, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BRICS Declaration Calls for Full Implementation of Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 July 2018: Following the tenth BRICS Summit themed, ‘BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution,’ leaders of Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) issued a statement titled, ‘Johannesburg Declaration,’ underlining their countries’ commitment to implementing the 2030 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UNFCCC, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

Source: Small Island Developing States With the vision “to build a Resilient Navakavu – O Navakavu Qoi!” the Navakavu Revitalization Strategy 2018-2022 (NRS) was a timely development framework for the Yavusa vakaturaga o Navakavu, a traditional Fijian unit, which comprise of five villages – Muaivuso, Nabaka, Waiqanake, Namakala and Ucuinamono. It is a leading example […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation Fund approved a pilot South-South cooperation readiness support package to foster cooperation on adaptation project development, accreditation and access to climate finance. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) finalized its […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Displacement, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Land Conflict, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Trade, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 July 2018: The 2018 edition of the five-day Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS) – part of the annual Caux Forum of conferences, training and dialogues – discussed how to advance development initiatives that link issues of land degradation, climate change and human security. In a keynote address, […]

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