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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First North American Dialogue on Biocultural Diversity

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CTF, DJF, Education, English, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First North American Dialogue on Biocultural Diversity

Source: Small Island Developing States The First North American Dialogue on Biocultural Diversity aims to promote exchange and co-production of knowledge between different actors to improve understanding of the interlinkages between biological and cultural dimensions of diversity, and the implications for resource management and decision-making processes. The Dialogue also aims to raise awareness of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) considered the operationalization of the 11 ‘Principles of Effective Governance for Sustainable Development’ during its 18th session. It also heard presentations on governance mechanisms and initiatives at the regional and global levels, such as the African Peer Review […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop to Develop Recommendations for Possible Gender Elements in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, CTF, DJF, English, events, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Workshop to Develop Recommendations for Possible Gender Elements in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States UN-Women, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with support from the Government of Canada and the CBD Friends of Gender Equality Group, will hold a two-day expert workshop to discuss substantive elements of a gender-responsive post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The workshop will seek to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Shifting to Below 2° Economies: Berlin Event Discusses Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, ILO, India, Indonesia, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Shifting to Below 2° Economies: Berlin Event Discusses Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 April 2019: The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) took the opportunity of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) 2019 to launch the IISD Strategy Document Real People Real Change: Strategies for Just Energy Transitions. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA Discusses Institutional Aspects of SDG 16

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Health, Human Rights, India, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA Discusses Institutional Aspects of SDG 16

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) kicked off its 18th session discussing institutional aspects of SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), mainly on effectiveness, accountability and inclusiveness. Discussions focused on governance and public administration as they relate to the theme of 2019 session […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rockefeller, MacArthur Foundations Launch Private Capital Initiatives for SDGs

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rockefeller, MacArthur Foundations Launch Private Capital Initiatives for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: Two US-based philanthropic trusts, the Rockefeller Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation, announced a joint initiative to direct impact investment funds toward sustainable development. Each foundation is contributing USD 30 million in start-up financing, resulting in a total of USD 60 million for initial investments. The UN estimates […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In 2018, 66% of New Electricity Generation Capacity was Renewable, Price of Batteries Dropped 35%

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, hydropower, Intergovernmental Organization, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In 2018, 66% of New Electricity Generation Capacity was Renewable, Price of Batteries Dropped 35%

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: According to reports by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (NEF), the global transition to clean electricity generation continued in 2018, driven by lower costs of renewable electricity generation and a sharp decrease in battery prices. Renewables are growing rapidly, but still […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Finds Environment, Agriculture, Health Sectors Dominate SDG Research

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Sanitation, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Finds Environment, Agriculture, Health Sectors Dominate SDG Research

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 March 2019: Global research on the SDGs is dominated by publications in the environment, agriculture, health and sustainability science sectors, according to a study by the Institute for Scientific Information. The study is based on analysis of publications listed in the ‘Web of Science’ database. The study also shows […]

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