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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: UN-Habitat Addresses Climate Vulnerabilities of Informal Settlements

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Addresses Climate Vulnerabilities of Informal Settlements

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: Climate action in informal settlements calls for a “detailed, in-depth and nuanced” understanding of the physical conditions, the demographics and the differentiated vulnerabilities of affected populations, finds a UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) report titled, ‘Pro-Poor Climate Action in Informal Settlements.’ The thematic guide argues that such […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: The Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific brought approximately 575 participants together, including 26 ministers and vice-ministers of environment, the President of Sri Lanka, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, to focus on the theme of upcoming […]

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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: Event: 2019 Arctic Frontiers: Smart Arctic

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 Arctic Frontiers: Smart Arctic

Source: Small Island Developing States The 13th Arctic Frontiers conference will convene under the theme, ‘Smart Arctic’. Its plenary programme consists of five main sessions on: the state of the Arctic; blue growth; smart solutions; bridging the gap; and Arctic business prospects. A science programme following the plenary will address: plastics in the ocean; the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Index Report Provides Baseline for Performance across SDGs

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, 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, India, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Index Report Provides Baseline for Performance across SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 December 2018: A report released by the UN and Government of India examines SDG progress made by the country, its states and Union Territories (UTs). The index report titled, ‘SDG India Index: Baseline Report 2018,’ reviews opportunities to accelerate progress in India, as well as to strengthen the country’s […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paper Describes Colombia’s Efforts to Localize, Achieve SDGs

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paper Describes Colombia’s Efforts to Localize, Achieve SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States December 2018: The Dag Hammarkjold Foundation published a paper in its ‘Development Dialogue’ series describing Colombia’s process of localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its SDGs. The authors aim to facilitate experience-sharing among governments and other stakeholders looking for practical and successful ways to establish structures for SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Soil Congress 2019

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, events, Exploration, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNCCD, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: International Soil Congress 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Soil Congress on the theme, ‘Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality: Future Perspective,’ will take place from 17-19 June 2019, marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The meeting will bring together senior scientists, academics, experts, policy makers, young researchers and students from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Conference on Forests for Public Health

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Conference on Forests for Public Health

Source: Small Island Developing States The World Conference on Forests for Public Health will bring together scientists from different disciplines to present research and state-of-the-art knowledge on the significance of the role of forests and green spaces in improving human health and well-being, and challenges the urban and landscape planning fields face in designing green […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Festival to End Plastic Pollution

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Festival to End Plastic Pollution

Source: Small Island Developing States A festival to end plastic pollution will take place in Antigua and Barbuda as part of a global campaign, launched by UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Maria Fernanda Espinosa with the Governments of Norway and Antigua and Barbuda in December 2018. The campaign focuses on phasing out the use of […]

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