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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Employment, English, Environment, 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, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 June 2018: The fourth edition of the report titled, ‘Our City: A Peg Report on Sustainability’ evaluates progress in Winnipeg, Canada towards “the three pillars of sustainability that are at the foundation of our quality of life” – environmental, economic and social well-being. The report, based on data from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Observances and Initiatives Focus on Plastics, Illegal Fishing

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, International Financial Institution, Islands, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United Kingdom, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Observances and Initiatives Focus on Plastics, Illegal Fishing

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: This year’s World Oceans Day, observed annually on 8 June, featured the release of publications and the launch of campaigns to tackle plastic pollution. The Day convened under the theme, ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ Also this month, on 5 June, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Energy, energy efficiency, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States Around 1,000 days ago, the EU signed a historic agreement, along with 200 other countries. It was a UN-brokered deal to make every aspect of the world’s economies and societies truly sustainable. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development set 17 SDGs for 2030, which, once met, will transform everything from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Northern America, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) was inaugurated at its headquarters in Gebze, Turkey. According to the UN, the Bank’s establishment marks the first SDG target to have been reached, among the 169 SDG targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Technology […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On World Environment Day, Governments Announce Bans on Single-Use Plastics

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, India, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On World Environment Day, Governments Announce Bans on Single-Use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2018: Governments, UN organizations and other entities launched partnerships and publications on World Environment Day (WED), which focused on the theme, ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ The Day represents a call to action for citizens around the world to consider how everyday changes can reduce the impact of plastic pollution […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Banks, Stakeholders Link Investment Decisions with Climate Change Uncertainties

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Banks, Stakeholders Link Investment Decisions with Climate Change Uncertainties

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: During the month of May, bankers continued discussions on climate-related financial disclosures to transform the way markets respond to climate change. Development practitioners implemented policy-oriented adaptation strategies with projects aimed at increasing climate resilience. They also reviewed lessons learned, progress made and further needs, in particular for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Clean Energy Week: Which Way Towards the Global Low Carbon Economy?

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, France, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, India, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, IRENA, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, New Zealand, News, Northern America, Nuclear Industry, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Police, Project, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Clean Energy Week: Which Way Towards the Global Low Carbon Economy?

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2018: The ninth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM 9) and the third Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI 3) convened from 22-24 May, in Malmö, Sweden, with a focus on advancing the global transition towards a low carbon economy and taking stock of financing and partnerships in clean energy innovation. Dubbed […]

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