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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report that details the first internationally agreed methodology to help countries increase transparency on fossil fuel subsidies.The report titled, ‘Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the SDGs,’ describes current practices of monitoring fossil fuel subsidies and provides methodological […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2019: During a standing-room only informal-informal consultation on Friday afternoon, 7 June, UN Member States offered detailed suggestions on the political declaration to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. This first consultation covered all three sections of the zero draft of the declaration. A new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pakistan Shares VNR Highlights at National Conference

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pakistan Shares VNR Highlights at National Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2019: Pakistan’s Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform (PD&R) hosted a national conference to share key findings and highlights from Pakistan’s first Voluntary National Review (VNR) of SDG implementation. Pakistan is one of 47 countries presenting its VNR during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Recommends Actions for Sustainable Blue Economy in the Caribbean

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Recommends Actions for Sustainable Blue Economy in the Caribbean

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2019: In advance of World Oceans Day, the World Bank released a report that analyzes how marine pollution in the Caribbean impacts the region’s resilience to climate change. The report recommends restoring degraded ecosystems, protecting the Caribbean’s marine resources, and scaling up wastewater management systems to transition towards […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: Participants at the Good Growth Conference agreed to promote sustainable production of agricultural commodities, with the aim of reducing tropical deforestation and enhancing sustainable growth. Over 300 government, private sector and civil society representatives as well as farmers, producers and indigenous leaders participated in the Good Growth […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The world is failing to meet global energy targets despite significant progress, according to a report that tracks progress on SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy) and highlights efforts to deploy renewable energy technology for electricity generation and improve energy efficiency. The report titled, ‘Tracking SDG 7: […]

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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: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Commissions, Intergovernmental Bodies Provide Inputs for July HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: In preparation for the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Secretariat has synthesized 62 voluntary submissions provided by UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions and other intergovernmental bodies and forums. The note indicates insufficient progress on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Zero Draft of SDG Summit Outcome Sets Out 10 Commitments

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Zero Draft of SDG Summit Outcome Sets Out 10 Commitments

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2019: The co-facilitators for the outcome document of the SDG Summit released a “zero draft” for Member States’ consideration ahead of an intergovernmental consultation on 22 May 2019. The draft text includes ten commitments to be made by Heads of State and Government attending the Summit, beginning with […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SEI Tool Predicts “Ripple Effects” of Each SDG Target

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SEI Tool Predicts “Ripple Effects” of Each SDG Target

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) released a brief presenting a practical approach to prioritize action on SDG targets. The approach enables decision-makers to identify how interactions between different SDG targets shapes policy outcomes, and promises to help users generate shared understanding of opportunities and challenges, and identify […]

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