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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Environmental Law Review Explores Need for Global Pact

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Investment, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Environmental Law Review Explores Need for Global Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States January 2019: Fordham Environmental Law Review published an article exploring the need for a Global Pact for the Environment Pact, what it could do, and how it could do it. The authors plead for “an explicit, universal right to a healthy environment.” In May 2018, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: The Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific brought approximately 575 participants together, including 26 ministers and vice-ministers of environment, the President of Sri Lanka, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, to focus on the theme of upcoming […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Viet Nam Improves Resilience of Coastal Communities, Advances SDGs 1, 10, 11, 13 and 15

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Forests & REDD, GCF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Viet Nam Improves Resilience of Coastal Communities, Advances SDGs 1, 10, 11, 13 and 15

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: Viet Nam’s coastal provinces affirmed their commitment to build more than 1,300 storm-resilient houses and plant or regenerate more than 1,300 hectares of coastal mangroves in 2019 through a project, supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and other partners. These efforts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 Arctic Frontiers: Smart Arctic

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 Arctic Frontiers: Smart Arctic

Source: Small Island Developing States The 13th Arctic Frontiers conference will convene under the theme, ‘Smart Arctic’. Its plenary programme consists of five main sessions on: the state of the Arctic; blue growth; smart solutions; bridging the gap; and Arctic business prospects. A science programme following the plenary will address: plastics in the ocean; the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Time for ‘Reflection’ is Up: Calling on the EU to Craft an Effective Plan to Achieve the SDGs

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, MIL OSI, NATO, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Time for ‘Reflection’ is Up: Calling on the EU to Craft an Effective Plan to Achieve the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States Can you still remember the spirit of excitement and hope engulfing the global community at the end of 2015? Not only had it come together in Paris to adopt an agreement to limit global temperature rise to well below 2°C, it also adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Oceans and Decarbonization

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Australia, Aviation, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Near East, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Technology, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Oceans and Decarbonization

Source: Small Island Developing States This SDG Knowledge Weekly spotlights recent findings and platforms on SDG 14 (life below water). The brief also reviews a few items on decarbonization towards SDG 13 (climate action), which researchers note plays a key role in ocean-related challenges. An article published in Science finds that the ocean is warming […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Procter and Gamble Leads Alliance to Minimize and Manage Plastic Waste

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Procter and Gamble Leads Alliance to Minimize and Manage Plastic Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: Procter and Gamble has co-founded the cross value chain, ‘Alliance to End Plastic Waste,’ with nearly 30 organizations and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The Alliance will help to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, particularly in the ocean, with a focus on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: The EAT-Lancet commission, a group of more than 30 leading scientists on planetary sciences, agriculture and nutrition, has released its report on food planet health, including targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production, as well as five strategies to achieve planetary health diets for nearly 10 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Twelfth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (Regular Process)

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Twelfth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (Regular Process)

Source: Small Island Developing States The Twelfth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (Regular Process) will convene from 29-30 July. The General Assembly, in its resolution 71/257 of 23 December 2017, on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UNCLOS, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

Source: Small Island Developing States The 20th meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (ICP-20) will convene at UN Headquarters in New York, US. It will take place prior to the 29th Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of […]

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