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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: US National Climate Assessment Projects Sectoral Losses to Exceed US$100 Billion by End of Century

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: US National Climate Assessment Projects Sectoral Losses to Exceed US$100 Billion by End of Century

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 November 2018: The US Global Change Research Programme has released the second volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4 2018) titled, ‘Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the United States,’ which assesses a range of potential climate change-related impacts, with an aim of helping decision makers identify risks that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a book that illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws and policies on SDG achievement. The publication finds that ABS is being used by the private sector, researchers, indigenous peoples, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ‘Accelerating Change’ Event Focuses on HLPF Summit, Climate Links

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ‘Accelerating Change’ Event Focuses on HLPF Summit, Climate Links

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 November 2018: A high-level event on ‘Accelerating Change/Wandel beschleunigen’ for sustainable development worldwide and in Germany considered the summits on the SDGs and climate change that will take place back-to-back in September 2019. Speakers and participants also stressed the need to ensure that the SDGs bring real transformation, rather […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a guide to climate risk-informed decision making that provides a bottom-up approach to risk assessment and planning. The guide titled, ‘Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA): Collaborative Water Resources Planning for an Uncertain Future,’ is intended as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

Source: Small Island Developing States The third session of UN Environment’s Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific will focus on the theme of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4): ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’. The Forum will provide an opportunity for member States in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Nuclear Weapons, OECD, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNESCO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: A declaration signed by heads of UN agencies and French President Emmanuel Macron at the conclusion of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum highlights climate change, pandemics, food insecurity and water scarcity among “the most pressing challenges in terms of peace and security.” The statement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, China, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Regional Development Bank, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 November 2018: The World Bank has announced a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate innovative sanitation services through a programme that seeks to make available US$1 billion of financing. The Urban Sanitation Innovative Partnership seeks to increase sanitation access, especially by poor households, through a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 October 2018: The World Water Council (WWC) launched the Spanish and French language versions of its guide for local authorities on planning water-sensitive cities, to mark World Cities Day on 31 October. The guide titled, ‘Start with Water: Putting Water on Local Action Agendas to Support Global Change,’ provides […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Egypt, China, CBD Launch Action Agenda for Nature and People

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Egypt, China, CBD Launch Action Agenda for Nature and People

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 November 2018: The Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Egypt and China launched an action agenda for nature and people to catalyze actions in support of biodiversity conservation and its sustainable use. The agenda aims to support achievement of the CBD’s Vision of Living in Harmony […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference High-level Segment Emphasizes Need for Integrated Action

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference High-level Segment Emphasizes Need for Integrated Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The High-level Segment (HLS) of the UN Biodiversity Conference brought together leaders from national governments and international organizations during a two-day event immediately preceding the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Parallel sessions addressed ways and […]

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