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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the latest assessment of SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), the world at large is not on track to reach the Goal by 2030. Indeed, it is unlikely that relying on enabling environments developed before the SDG era will lead to successful achievement of SDG 6. In the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Countries Stress Need for Data, Financing in VNR Main Messages

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, 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, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Countries Stress Need for Data, Financing in VNR Main Messages

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The 17 African countries scheduled to present voluntary national reviews (VNR) of SDG implementation in July 2019 have released the main messages of their forthcoming reports. The VNR reporting countries from the African Group are: Algeria; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; the Republic of the Congo; […]

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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: Candidate for UNGA Presidency Promises Inclusion, UNSC Reform Push

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Environment, Europe, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Immigration, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Candidate for UNGA Presidency Promises Inclusion, UNSC Reform Push

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held an informal interactive dialogue with Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria and the first candidate for President of the UNGA’s 74th session. From the reform of the UN Security Council to inclusion and human rights and plans for high-level events in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Begin Informal Consultations on SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Islands, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Begin Informal Consultations on SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: Governments exchanged initial views on the outcome document to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. The political declaration is being negotiated through a series of consultations taking place in May and June 2019, convened by the co-facilitators for the document. The UN High-level Political […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, Forestry, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

Source: Small Island Developing States A sign of the passing seasons which many of us have come to expect is, increasingly, under threat. Each year, flocks of migratory birds arrive and leave in dazzling displays, landing in trees and on lakes, ponds and beaches, foraging for food in fields and marshes. They provide both sustenance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General, AUC Chairperson Urge Greater Momentum on SDGs, Climate Action

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General, AUC Chairperson Urge Greater Momentum on SDGs, Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed their commitment to deepen the strategic partnership between the UN and the AU in achieving sustainable development and addressing peace and security issues in Africa. Guterres and Faki released a joint communique following […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Aviation, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Caribbean, CBD, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, ILO, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Justice, KB, Korea, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Shipping, SIDS, Singapore, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UN/ISDR, UNCCD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNIDO, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, wetlands, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The coalitions established in preparation for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit have issued their respective workplans, outlining the Summit’s expected outcomes under each of the nine tracks. The nine tracks focus on: mitigation; social and political drivers; youth and public mobilization; energy transition; industry transition; infrastructure, cities […]

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