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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: On the International Day for Biological Diversity, the UN Secretary-General urges governments, businesses, and civil society to take urgent action to protect and sustainably manage “the fragile and vital web of life on our one and only planet.” Focused on the link between biodiversity, food, and health, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2019: The sixth session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) took stock of countries’ progress towards achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 2015-2030, and affirmed the role of DRR in scaling up action on climate adaptation and resilience. GP2019 urged governments to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, launched the Dynamic Water Resources Assessment Tool (DWAT) to help water managers understand changes in land use and water availability at the basin level. The tool was launched at a symposium in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fiji Launches Guidance for Parliamentary Oversight of SDGs

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fiji Launches Guidance for Parliamentary Oversight of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: The Parliament of Fiji and partners launched a Guidance Note on integrating the SDGs across the work of all Fijian Parliament committees. The document features concrete, tangible actions that committees can take to improve oversight of the SDGs. In 2017, the Fiji Parliament became the “first Parliament […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Petersberg Climate Dialogue Commits to Enhanced Action Ahead of UN Summit, COP 25

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Germany, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Petersberg Climate Dialogue Commits to Enhanced Action Ahead of UN Summit, COP 25

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 May 2019: The tenth Petersberg Climate Dialogue resulted in a commitment to joint progress on climate action and implementation, and reaffirmed the need to submit revised and enhanced climate targets and long-term strategies by 2020. Germany and Chile organized the Dialogue under the theme, ‘Fulfilling the Promise of Paris.’ […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Side Event Explores Technology, Partnerships for SDGs

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNICEF, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Side Event Explores Technology, Partnerships for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 May 2019: On the margins of UN’s annual forum on science, technology, and innovation (STI Forum), representatives of governments, the UN system, the private sector and academia zoomed in on building SDG networks in STI. In an event organized by the Permanent Mission of Denmark, participants explored concrete examples […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Ocean Conference, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided to convene a high-level conference on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources, within the context of the SDGs. The 2020 Conference follows the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 April 2019: The Nature Champions Summit kicked off a series of multilateral meetings focused on building momentum towards 2020, when leaders representing 190 countries will come together with non-government actors for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Petersberg Climate Dialogue X

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, events, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Development, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Petersberg Climate Dialogue X

Source: Small Island Developing States The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the Government of Chile will host the tenth Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, Germany. This informal meeting of ministers and representatives from 35 countries will focus on implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: OceanObs’19: An Ocean of Opportunity

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, EU, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: OceanObs’19: An Ocean of Opportunity

Source: Small Island Developing States Part of the decadal conference series, OceanObs’19 will bring together the ocean observing community ranging from scientists to end users. The conference aims to “improve response to scientific and societal needs of a fit-for-purpose integrated ocean observing system,” to help better understand the environment of the Earth, monitor climate, and […]

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