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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 December 2018: Preparations for the midterm review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway in September 2019 are underway at the global and regional levels. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has requested the UNGA President to finalize organizational arrangements for the review, and to encourage governments and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Industrial Chemicals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Kigali Amendment Enters into Force, Bringing Promise of Reduced Global Warming

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 January 2019: The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer entered into force on 1 January 2019, following ratification by 65 countries. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) announced the entry into force, and noted that it will help reduce the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF Council Adopts First Work Program for New GEF-7 Replenishment

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 December 2018: The 55th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted the first Work Program since the approval of the seventh replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-7). The Work Program comprises 18 projects in 25 recipient countries, and amounts to USD 157.8 million, including GEF project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Every year, health ministers gather between August and October in regional committees to translate World Health Organization Assembly (WHA) resolutions into regional and national policies and action plans. WHA resolutions, which result from the deliberations of the health ministers of all WHO member states, are used to set global health […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s Resolution We Must Not Break

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Ozone, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Kigali Amendment: The New Year’s Resolution We Must Not Break

Source: Small Island Developing States The New Year celebrations are now behind us and a return to work is looming together with our New Year’s resolutions; promises to ourselves to change our daily habits towards a greener planet or to be better people. A few days into the new year, there is a good chance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Katowice Climate Change Conference Delivers Outcome to Facilitate Implementation of Paris Agreement

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Katowice Climate Change Conference Delivers Outcome to Facilitate Implementation of Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 December 2018: The Katowice Climate Change Conference convened from 2-15 December 2018, in Katowice, Poland, concluding in the wee hours of 16 December with a decision that will facilitate efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change. The meeting had been tasked with delivering a set of guidelines […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Adopt Global Compact on Refugees

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, EU, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Law, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Adopt Global Compact on Refugees

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 December 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted the Global Compact on Refugees, following a consultation process including a series of thematic discussions and meetings in 2017, and formal consultations on successive drafts between February and July 2018. UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés noted that the adoption […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CMS Sharks MoU Adds Eight Species to Annex I

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CMS Sharks MoU Adds Eight Species to Annex I

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Third Meeting of Signatories (MOS3) to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks agreed to list eight species of sharks in Annex 1 of the MoU. The species that will now receive this protection include: the dusky shark; the common guitarfish; the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Near East, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

Source: Small Island Developing States Globally, shark populations are threatened by a long and difficult list of challenges. They include over-fishing, fisheries by-catch, illegal trade, habitat destruction, depletion of prey, pollution, boat strikes and climate change – according to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). These obstacles – formidable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 November 2018: The Sixth Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments adopted an urgent call for action for strengthened commitment to multi-level integration, action and collaboration to stem biodiversity loss and restore biodiversity health for the benefit of people and nature. The Summit took place in parallel to […]

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