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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, France, Gender, 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, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released an updated assessment of each OECD country’s progress towards the SDGs. Overall, the report finds that OECD countries need to accelerate efforts to leave no one behind, particularly to achieve SDG 1 (no poverty), SDG 5 (gender […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Islands, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, New Zealand, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Call for “Decisive and Transformative Action” to Reduce Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders have issued a statement calling on all countries to take “decisive and transformative action” to reduce emissions and to ensure mitigation and adaption support at scale for countries in need. On his first official visit to the Pacific Islands region, UN Secretary-General […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Initiative Aims to Help Companies Translate Commitments on Plastic into Measurable Action

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Initiative Aims to Help Companies Translate Commitments on Plastic into Measurable Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 May 2019: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched an “activation hub” to help companies and organizations translate commitments to reduce or eliminate plastic into measurable action. The hub is part of WWF’s global ‘No Plastic in Nature’ campaign, which tackles marine litter and plastic consumption as part of efforts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Edition of SDG Progress Report Finds Need for ‘Trajectory Shift’

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Exploration, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, 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, Human Settlements & Population, Invasive Alien Species, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Edition of SDG Progress Report Finds Need for ‘Trajectory Shift’

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The UN Secretary-General has released the advance, unedited version of his annual report on progress towards the SDGs. The report identifies cross-cutting areas where political leadership and urgent, scalable multi-stakeholder action are critical to shift the world onto a trajectory compatible with achieving the SDGs by 2030. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Deep Sea Marine Science is Key to Unlocking the Potential of Our Oceans

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCLOS, UNESCO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Deep Sea Marine Science is Key to Unlocking the Potential of Our Oceans

Source: Small Island Developing States There has never been a time of greater promise or greater challenge for the future of our oceans. This was the topic on everyone’s minds as the international community gathered in Copenhagen this week for the first Global Planning Meeting for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Ocean Conference, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided to convene a high-level conference on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources, within the context of the SDGs. The 2020 Conference follows the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 April 2019: The Nature Champions Summit kicked off a series of multilateral meetings focused on building momentum towards 2020, when leaders representing 190 countries will come together with non-government actors for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pacific Community Workshop on the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, New Caledonia, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Pacific Community Workshop on the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States The Pacific Community Workshop on the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) will bring together around 50 ocean leaders, champions and key stakeholders to advance discussions on the issues identified at the First Global Planning Meeting in May in Denmark. Plenary and working groups will facilitate regional […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st Global Planning Meeting for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st Global Planning Meeting for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IOC-UNESCO) will convene the 1st Global Planning Meeting in preparation for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). The Meeting will initiate a global dialogue that will be continued throughout 2019 and 2020 via regional […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: OceanObs’19: An Ocean of Opportunity

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, EU, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: OceanObs’19: An Ocean of Opportunity

Source: Small Island Developing States Part of the decadal conference series, OceanObs’19 will bring together the ocean observing community ranging from scientists to end users. The conference aims to “improve response to scientific and societal needs of a fit-for-purpose integrated ocean observing system,” to help better understand the environment of the Earth, monitor climate, and […]

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