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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic States Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development of Arctic Ecosystems and People

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 4 - Quality Education, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic States Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development of Arctic Ecosystems and People

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 May 2019: Ministers of eight Arctic States reaffirmed their commitment to the sustainable development and protection of the Arctic environment and to the well-being of Arctic inhabitants, in a Joint Ministerial Statement signed at the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting. The Council’s Working Groups released reports on climate change, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Rotterdam Convention, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) transmitted a report to the meetings of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions, highlighting UNEP’s activities related to COP decisions, including updates on programmatic collaboration between UNEP and the BRS Conventions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, E-waste, ENB, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal is addressing environmentally sound management (ESM) of wastes through the development of technical guidelines on waste from electronics, persistent organic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stockholm Convention COP Considers Technical Work on PCBs and DDT, Listing New Chemicals

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, fish, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stockholm Convention COP Considers Technical Work on PCBs and DDT, Listing New Chemicals

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is addressing, among other things, proposed listing of new chemicals to Annex A, and technical work on DDT use and its alternatives, and eliminating polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Progress Assessment on Achieving 2020 Goal

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, E-waste, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Progress Assessment on Achieving 2020 Goal

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The second chapter of the Global Chemicals Outlook II (GCO II), published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), assesses progress made, as well as gaps, in achieving the 2020 goal of using and producing chemicals in ways that minimize the adverse effects on human health and the environment. […]

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