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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major Groups Share Positions on Empowerment, Inclusion Ahead of HLPF 2019

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major Groups Share Positions on Empowerment, Inclusion Ahead of HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States June 2019: Major Groups and other stakeholders submitted a series of position papers on the theme of the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF): ‘Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.’ The executive summaries of the position papers are consolidated into a note […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific VNRs to Address SDG Institutional Arrangements, Engagement, Initiatives

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, 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, Health, Indonesia, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific VNRs to Address SDG Institutional Arrangements, Engagement, Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: Ahead of the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), 16 Asia-Pacific countries have released the “main messages” of their voluntary national reviews (VNRs) of SDG implementation at the national level. The main messages provide a brief overview of more comprehensive reports […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Forests & REDD, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Group of 7 (G7) Environment Ministers agreed on a Communiqué and the Metz Charter on Biodiversity at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting. The Communiqué addresses inequalities and inclusivity in transitioning towards a green future, the role of science and research in the context of sustainable development, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Convene Group of Friends on VNRs, HLPF Review

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, 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 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA, ECOSOC Presidents Convene Group of Friends on VNRs, HLPF Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Presidents will expand a Group of Friends to consider two issues related to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: the yearly Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of national-level progress, and the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Workshop Prepares Countries for Last Stage of VNR Preparations

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, 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 2019, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Workshop Prepares Countries for Last Stage of VNR Preparations

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: A global workshop for countries presenting voluntary national reviews in July 2019 addressed data, mobilizing resources, ownership, stakeholder engagement and communication, among other topics. The Second Global Workshop took place in February 2019, and the summary was released in May 2019. The UN Department of Economic and Social […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Calls for Youth-Inclusive Approach to Prevent Violent Extremism

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Crime, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Calls for Youth-Inclusive Approach to Prevent Violent Extremism

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 May 2019: A UN Development Programme (UNDP) report calls for increased investment in ensuring the participation of young people in decision-making and governance. The report emphasizes the central role of youth in preventing and responding to violent extremism. The authors drew on case studies from Kosovo, Pakistan and Yemen, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Stopping the Great Splintering: A 5-step Plan to Revive Multilateralism

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Near East, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Stopping the Great Splintering: A 5-step Plan to Revive Multilateralism

Source: Small Island Developing States I miss 2015. It was a landmark year. In the space of 12 short months governments signed a slew of groundbreaking agreements: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Iran nuclear deal, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development and the Sendai Framework […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: In preparation for the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Secretariat has synthesized 62 voluntary submissions provided by UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions and other intergovernmental bodies and forums. The note indicates insufficient progress on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), 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, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The independent group of scientists for producing the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) released a draft version of the report to UN Member States on 17 May 2019. The group’s co-chair, Peter Messerli, then provided a briefing on its process and selected messages on 20 May. […]

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