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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Countries Sign Declaration to Accelerate Climate Action towards Carbon Neutrality

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Countries Sign Declaration to Accelerate Climate Action towards Carbon Neutrality

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland have signed a declaration committing to enhance their cooperation to accelerate climate action at the national, regional and global levels and to work towards carbon neutrality. The Prime Ministers of Finland, Norway and Iceland, the Swedish Minister for the Environment and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stakeholders Launch Assessment Report of 2018 SDG National Reviews

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United Nations, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stakeholders Launch Assessment Report of 2018 SDG National Reviews

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: A coalition of civil society organizations launched the third edition of a report assessing voluntary national reviews (VNRs) presented to the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), with a focus on the 46 VNRs conducted in 2018 and a sample of civil society reports from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Boosting Railway Investments Could Reduce Emissions, Improve Air Quality and Access to Transport

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, IEA, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Boosting Railway Investments Could Reduce Emissions, Improve Air Quality and Access to Transport

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: A report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) shows that higher investments in railways could significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from transport and its contribution to air pollution, while providing access to efficient and sustainable transport for all. Expanding […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Independent Report Assesses SDG National Reporting at 2018 HLPF

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Caribbean, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2017, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United Nations, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Independent Report Assesses SDG National Reporting at 2018 HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: The year 2019 is an important one for the international community working on the SDGs: it not only marks the “minus one” year deadline for achieving the 2020 targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but it is also characterized by various high-level intergovernmental meetings that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: WEF 2019, Digitalization, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Europe, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intelligence, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: WEF 2019, Digitalization, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) took place from 22-25 January 2019 in Davos, Switzerland, to mixed reviews. This SDG Knowledge Weekly focuses on papers and articles on issues that took the spotlight at Davos, such as climate change, data and digital economies, inequality, economic uncertainty, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Should Build on Traditional Knowledge to Achieve Climate Goals, Expert Argues

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Should Build on Traditional Knowledge to Achieve Climate Goals, Expert Argues

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 January 2019: African governments should tap into indigenous and local communities’ traditional knowledge systems in the design and implementation of their climate change response strategies. This is the central argument of an op-ed by indigenous peoples’ rights expert Kanyinke Sena. Indigenous and local communities in Africa have utilized their […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Europe Reports on Health of Refugees and Migrants

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, National Action, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Europe Reports on Health of Refugees and Migrants

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 January 2019: A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe provides evidence on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region, and outlines recommendations on the way forward. According to the report, health needs specific to refugees and migrants are not always […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Viet Nam Improves Resilience of Coastal Communities, Advances SDGs 1, 10, 11, 13 and 15

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Forests & REDD, GCF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Viet Nam Improves Resilience of Coastal Communities, Advances SDGs 1, 10, 11, 13 and 15

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: Viet Nam’s coastal provinces affirmed their commitment to build more than 1,300 storm-resilient houses and plant or regenerate more than 1,300 hectares of coastal mangroves in 2019 through a project, supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and other partners. These efforts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: The EAT-Lancet commission, a group of more than 30 leading scientists on planetary sciences, agriculture and nutrition, has released its report on food planet health, including targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production, as well as five strategies to achieve planetary health diets for nearly 10 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNICEF, IOM Call for Papers on Data for Displaced Children

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, meeting, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, North Africa, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, UNICEF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNICEF, IOM Call for Papers on Data for Displaced Children

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 January 2019: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are calling on representatives from civil society organizations, national governments, international organizations, researchers and academics to contribute papers on methods to collect and analyze data on children and youth on the move. The selected papers […]

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