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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Report Shows Falling Global Investment in Energy, Record Spending on Solar

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Geothermal, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, hydropower, IEA, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, United States of America, Wave & Tidal, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IEA Report Shows Falling Global Investment in Energy, Record Spending on Solar

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 July 2018: The International Energy Agency (IEA) report titled, ‘World Energy Investment 2018,’ finds a decline in global investment for renewables and energy efficiency in 2017, but notes that figures are impacted by declining costs. The report notes that state-backed investments account for an increasing share of global energy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s Investment in Africa

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, BRICS, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Commerce, Culture, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exports, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Hong Kong, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Near East, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s Investment in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States With tensions high in the global community around trade policies and international relations, this week’s brief reviews some of the differences in countries’ approaches to investment abroad. Following recent headlines, it examines China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), in tandem with cooperation in Africa, highlighting the implications for sustainable development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Arctic Resilience Forum

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Europe, events, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Arctic Resilience Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The first Arctic Resilience Forum aims to form a better understanding of the opportunities for cooperation connected to the resilience of the Arctic, and to showcase and learn from concrete best practices in the region. The two-day event will focus on climate resilience. The Arctic Resilience Forum is organized by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UArctic Congress 2018

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Intergovernmental Process, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UArctic Congress 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States The UArctic Congress 2018, hosted by the University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki as part of Finland’s Arctic Council Chairmanship programme, comprises key UArctic meetings and a science conference. The event will highlight the themes and priorities of the Finnish chairmanship, including the SDGs, supporting gender equality and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Small City Resilience

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, events, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Small City Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States A roundtable discussion on small and medium-sized cities’ climate resilience, hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Cities at Hunter College (New York, US), in partnership with the National League of Cities, Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN), Consortium for Climate Risk in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Expert Meeting Compares National Adaptation Goals to SDGs, Sendai Framework

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Expert Meeting Compares National Adaptation Goals to SDGs, Sendai Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The UNFCCC Adaptation Committee convened an expert meeting on the theme, ‘National Adaptation Goals/Indicators and Their Relationship with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.’ The meeting sought to provide guidance to Parties on the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of adaptation actions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Selects 22 “Climate Trailblazers”

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Selects 22 “Climate Trailblazers”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) has announced 22 “Climate Trailblazers:” individuals from around the world representing both emerging and established voices on climate change action, activism and ambition. The Trailblazers, who show through action that “everyday people can do extraordinary things,” will raise awareness regarding the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNU, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: During a briefing on the outcomes of the High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, representatives from UN Member States, international organizations and civil society organizations learned that plans are underway for subsequent meetings – the “Dushanbe process” – to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Increasing the Coherence and Scale of Public and Private Contributions

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, BRICS, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IMF, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, International Negotiations, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Increasing the Coherence and Scale of Public and Private Contributions

Source: Small Island Developing States In the wake of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a number of reports and articles have continued to surface on how governments can finance and implement the SDGs in collaboration with the private sector. These include engaging businesses to align their operations and investments with the SDGs […]

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