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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Issues SDG 5 Bond to Mobilize Finance, Unleash Economic Growth

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Issues SDG 5 Bond to Mobilize Finance, Unleash Economic Growth

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 March 2019: The World Bank Group’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) issued a sustainable development bond promoting investment in women and girls as a way to reduce poverty and build sustainable societies. The USD 4 million, three-year bond focused on SDG 5 (gender equality) has Impax Asset […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Swedish Partners Developing Tool to Align Business, Policy Decisions with 2030 Agenda

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Industrial Development, Intelligence, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Swedish Partners Developing Tool to Align Business, Policy Decisions with 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 February 2019: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and partners are developing an online tool to help industries, governments, civil society organizations and others align their long-term strategies with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and deliver the greatest positive social value. The aim of the ‘Agenda 2030 Compass’ is […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO, World Bank Provide Update on Data-Smart Agriculture Initiative

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, IFAD, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO, World Bank Provide Update on Data-Smart Agriculture Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: On the margins of the 50th session of the UN Statistical Commission, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the World Bank provided an update on the 50 x 2030 Initiative on Data-Smart Agriculture. The Initiative aims to address key data gaps for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, REVERB Engage Music Fans in Climate Mitigation, Environmental Action

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, Environment, 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, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, REVERB Engage Music Fans in Climate Mitigation, Environmental Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and REVERB launched a partnership to encourage music fans to take action in support of the environment. The partnership began at the 2019 Fleetwood Mac tour, where fans can visit an action village and take the UN CleanSeas pledge to eliminate plastic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Japan Announce Marine Litter Initiative

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, India, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Japan Announce Marine Litter Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Government of Japan have announced an initiative on tackling marine plastic litter in Southeast Asia and India. The initiative focuses on tackling plastic pollution at its source. The initiative titled, ‘Promotion of Countermeasures Against Marine Plastic Litter in Southeast Asia […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Samoa Launches Public-Private Partnership on E-Waste

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, E-waste, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Samoa Launches Public-Private Partnership on E-Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 February 2019: Samoa’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has launched a partnership with the Samoa Stationary and Books (SSAB) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP) in New Zealand to minimize the impacts of e-waste on the island. The public-private partnership (PPP) enables HP product users to safely dispose […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Tuvalu Launches National Environment Data Portal

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Fiji, GEF, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Tuvalu Launches National Environment Data Portal

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 February 2019: The Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment (MNREE) of Tuvalu, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), has launched an environment data portal as part of the Inform Project, which seeks to assist Pacific island countries in enhancing their national capacity […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches First UN-Wide Road Safety Strategy

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, United States of America, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches First UN-Wide Road Safety Strategy

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The UN has launched a road safety strategy in support of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, which was established by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in 2010. The initiative also will contribute to the two SDG targets that address road safety: SDG target 3.6 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, Open Government Partnership Collaborate to Support SDGs 5, 16

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Indonesia, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, Open Government Partnership Collaborate to Support SDGs 5, 16

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) made a joint commitment to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through open government initiatives. As outlined in their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the two organizations will support progress on SDG 5 (gender equality) and […]

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