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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Japan, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 September 2018: The World Bank has released a report that warns that global waste could grow 70 percent by 2050 under a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario. The report identifies plastic as a key waste management problem, and provides recommendations for countries to develop and operate solid waste management systems. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Human Development Index Finds Improvements in Well-Being but Wide Inequalities

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Human Development Index Finds Improvements in Well-Being but Wide Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched the 2018 Human Development Index (HDI) finding that, on average, people are living longer, are more educated and have greater income. At the same time, however, the HDI reports that “massive differences” remain across the world in people’s well-being. Out of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Water Diplomacy for Peace and Sustainable Development in the MENA Region

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, India, Integrated Water Resources Management, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, Near East, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, Water & Sanitation, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Water Diplomacy for Peace and Sustainable Development in the MENA Region

Source: Small Island Developing States We, as future diplomats, believe that water diplomacy can play a significant role in supporting the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. How could this happen? Over the coming decades, water scarcity will arguably present the biggest socio-political challenge […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangkok Climate Change Conference Makes “Uneven” Progress in Advance of COP 24

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, India, Indonesia, International Negotiations, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangkok Climate Change Conference Makes “Uneven” Progress in Advance of COP 24

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 September 2018: The Bangkok Climate Change Conference concluded with negotiators making limited progress on advancing the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP), the guidelines required to operationalize the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, which are expected to be adopted at the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Business and Biodiversity Forum

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, events, Exploration, Finance, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Business and Biodiversity Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The Global Business and Biodiversity Forum 2018 will convene on the theme, ‘Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet’. The event will seek to facilitate the exchange of lessons learned and catalyze action within the business sector for safeguarding biodiversity. The Forum will gather businesses, government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report on Financing the UN Development System Launched

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Central Africa, China, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Germany, Global, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report on Financing the UN Development System Launched

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 September 2018: At a special session for UN Member States, UN organizations, and civil society organizations in Geneva, the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTFO) and the Dag Hammarsköljd Foundation launched a report titled, “Financing the UN Development System: Opening Doors.” This publication is the fourth in a series […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Set Dates for Global Pact Discussions, Begin Debating Agenda

By   /  September 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, China, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Rights, International Negotiations, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Set Dates for Global Pact Discussions, Begin Debating Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 September 2018: On the second day of the organizational meeting for the working group on a global pact for the environment, delegates agreed to the dates of three substantive sessions in the first half of 2019. They also extensively discussed how to set out the agenda of the substantive […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Commence Organizational Work on Global Pact for Environment

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, India, International Negotiations, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Commence Organizational Work on Global Pact for Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 September 2018: Governments debated options for a working group on “possible gaps in international environmental law and environment-related instruments,” discussing expectations for the Global Pact for the Environment and preferences regarding the upcoming substantive sessions.The ad hoc open-ended working group was created by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in […]

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