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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nigeria’s Kaduna State Highlights Subnational Actions Driving SDG Implementation

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Immigration, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nigeria’s Kaduna State Highlights Subnational Actions Driving SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: A conference in Kaduna State, Nigeria, highlighted the role of subnational governments in SDG implementation. Governor Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai briefed participants at the ‘SDGs Acceleration Conference 2019’ on his administration’s actions that make Kaduna an “SDG pacesetter.” El-Rufai said the Kaduna State Development Plan is aligned […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Addresses Climate Vulnerabilities of Informal Settlements

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Addresses Climate Vulnerabilities of Informal Settlements

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: Climate action in informal settlements calls for a “detailed, in-depth and nuanced” understanding of the physical conditions, the demographics and the differentiated vulnerabilities of affected populations, finds a UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) report titled, ‘Pro-Poor Climate Action in Informal Settlements.’ The thematic guide argues that such […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sustainability Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance towards SDGs

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sustainability Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance towards SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: A new standard has been launched to help drive finance towards the most impactful sustainable development projects. Verra, the non-profit organization that developed and manages the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), launched the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta), setting out rules and criteria for the design, […]

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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: UN Panel Reviews Benefits, Risks of Digital Technology

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, India, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Panel Reviews Benefits, Risks of Digital Technology

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 January 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the UN High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation to propose innovative ways to harness the benefits and manage the risks of the digital age. The Panel met in Geneva, Switzerland, in preparation to submit its final report in mid-2019. Guterres established the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 January 2019: The Gates Foundation and partners launched the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator to support innovators under the age of 35, in Arusha, Tanzania. The 26 participants selected from a pool of over 2,000 applicants from around the world will work on projects related to data sourcing and accountability […]

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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: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 January 2019: The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion announced that it will hold its official launch during the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). The Alliance is composed of UN and specialized agencies, including the World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate, the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Ethical Fashion Initiative, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP-WCMC Hub Will Promote Trade for Sustainability

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP-WCMC Hub Will Promote Trade for Sustainability

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 January 2019: The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) announced it will lead a project to examine how trade decisions can be a positive force for achieving sustainability and supporting the SDGs and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The project is one of twelve interdisciplinary research hubs funded […]

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