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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Independent Report Assesses SDG National Reporting at 2018 HLPF

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Caribbean, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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 2017, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United Nations, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Independent Report Assesses SDG National Reporting at 2018 HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 January 2019: The year 2019 is an important one for the international community working on the SDGs: it not only marks the “minus one” year deadline for achieving the 2020 targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but it is also characterized by various high-level intergovernmental meetings that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: WEF 2019, Digitalization, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Europe, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intelligence, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: WEF 2019, Digitalization, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) took place from 22-25 January 2019 in Davos, Switzerland, to mixed reviews. This SDG Knowledge Weekly focuses on papers and articles on issues that took the spotlight at Davos, such as climate change, data and digital economies, inequality, economic uncertainty, and […]

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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: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oceania, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNICEF, United Nations, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States What have SDG Knowledge Hub readers been interested in lately? We review our website analytics at the conclusion of significant events and at key points in the year with this question in mind, with an eye toward better understanding the questions our readers are trying to answer as they work […]

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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: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast December 2018: All Eyes on Katowice

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CMS, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, GEF, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Near East, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Trade, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast December 2018: All Eyes on Katowice

Source: Small Island Developing States The month of December is a busy time for most. As the year draws to a close, there is a sense of urgency to get things done, tie up loose ends and prepare for a new start. The sustainable development scene is no exception, with some of the major climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States As is usually the case towards the end of the year, November’s agenda is packed with regular annual sessions of UN agencies, multilateral environmental agreement (MEA) bodies, various high-level meetings and assorted multistakeholder gatherings. A key event during this busy period in November 2018 is the biennial UN Biodiversity Conference, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative Presents Action Plan for Regulators to Support SDGs

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative Presents Action Plan for Regulators to Support SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2007-2009 global financial crisis demonstrated that securities regulators play a critical role in economic stability. The lead up to that crisis also showed that “innovative” securities and “sophisticated computer programmes” may not be relied upon for prudent risk assessments. With increased economic impacts of climate change, securities regulators have […]

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