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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SAICM, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Central Asia regional workshop on generating support for phasing out lead focused on policy support and awareness raising on the Lead in Paint Component of a Global Environment Facility (GEF)-supported project on ‘Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On International Day, High-level Officials Call for Action on Biodiversity-Food-Health Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: On the International Day for Biological Diversity, the UN Secretary-General urges governments, businesses, and civil society to take urgent action to protect and sustainably manage “the fragile and vital web of life on our one and only planet.” Focused on the link between biodiversity, food, and health, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, launched the Dynamic Water Resources Assessment Tool (DWAT) to help water managers understand changes in land use and water availability at the basin level. The tool was launched at a symposium in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Initiative Aims to Help Companies Translate Commitments on Plastic into Measurable Action

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWF Initiative Aims to Help Companies Translate Commitments on Plastic into Measurable Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 May 2019: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched an “activation hub” to help companies and organizations translate commitments to reduce or eliminate plastic into measurable action. The hub is part of WWF’s global ‘No Plastic in Nature’ campaign, which tackles marine litter and plastic consumption as part of efforts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Deep Sea Marine Science is Key to Unlocking the Potential of Our Oceans

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCLOS, UNESCO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Deep Sea Marine Science is Key to Unlocking the Potential of Our Oceans

Source: Small Island Developing States There has never been a time of greater promise or greater challenge for the future of our oceans. This was the topic on everyone’s minds as the international community gathered in Copenhagen this week for the first Global Planning Meeting for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OCED Programme Leading Development of Localized SDG Indicator Framework

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, France, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OCED Programme Leading Development of Localized SDG Indicator Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) held a technical meeting on the localized indicator framework for the SDGs. The meeting convened as part of OECD’s Programme on a Territorial Approach to the SDGs, in which nine cities and regions in Latin America, Europe and Asia […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DESA Compiles 295 “Good Practices” in SDG Implementation

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DESA Compiles 295 “Good Practices” in SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has shared 295 good practices, success stories and lessons learned to inspire momentum for the next cycle of SDG implementation. The SDG “good practices” gathered over the past several months are now collated into an “evidence-based stocktaking” in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 May 2019: The Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in April highlighted the socioeconomic impacts and costs of climate change in the region, including the debt burden arising from disaster recovery. Several publications emphasized that Pacific island nations are seen as facing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, Forestry, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, wetlands, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What Migratory Birds Tell Us About Sustainability

Source: Small Island Developing States A sign of the passing seasons which many of us have come to expect is, increasingly, under threat. Each year, flocks of migratory birds arrive and leave in dazzling displays, landing in trees and on lakes, ponds and beaches, foraging for food in fields and marshes. They provide both sustenance […]

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