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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UNFCCC, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Navakavu Qoi! Leading Locally, Achieving Together

Source: Small Island Developing States With the vision “to build a Resilient Navakavu – O Navakavu Qoi!” the Navakavu Revitalization Strategy 2018-2022 (NRS) was a timely development framework for the Yavusa vakaturaga o Navakavu, a traditional Fijian unit, which comprise of five villages – Muaivuso, Nabaka, Waiqanake, Namakala and Ucuinamono. It is a leading example […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Energy, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The world overshot its annual resources budget for 2018 in just seven months, according to the Global Footprint Network, which means that people are consuming nature’s resources 1.7 times faster than the planet’s ecosystems can regenerate them. Earth Overshoot Day, which takes place when the annual demand […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation Fund approved a pilot South-South cooperation readiness support package to foster cooperation on adaptation project development, accreditation and access to climate finance. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) finalized its […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Reports that Early Action Mitigates Impacts of Severe Drought

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, FAO, Finance, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Health, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Reports that Early Action Mitigates Impacts of Severe Drought

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: Intervening early in countries where natural disasters are likely to hit can mitigate impacts and prevent humanitarian emergencies, according to a report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). The report focuses on interventions in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia in advance of catastrophic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DESA Calls for Good Practices, Success Stories on SDG Implementation

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, English, 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, HLPF 2019, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DESA Calls for Good Practices, Success Stories on SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States July 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is inviting submissions of best practices, success stories and lessons learned on SDG implementation so far. DESA aims to collate stories from various sectors and stakeholder groups in an “evidence-based stocktaking” in preparation for the 2019 session of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Efforts by non-state and subnational actors to address climate change are increasingly seen as complementary to those of national governments. The year 2015 was a landmark year for climate action: the world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 SDGs, including Goal 13 (climate action), and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: State of California, Fujitsu Advance Climate Action

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, Western Asia, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: State of California, Fujitsu Advance Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: In recent news regarding efforts to address climate change, the US state of California and the global technology company Fujitsu advanced climate action, while the 2018 trend of extreme weather extended into July. California announced that it has met one of its climate goals early, with the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Imports, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: Climate mitigation finance news in July included announcements celebrating Ireland’s fossil fuel divestment bill, the World Bank Group’s record in climate finance and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s 10 year anniversary, as well as a new finance partnership for sustainable infrastructure in Asia and financing for renewable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific Climate Week Supports NDC, SDG Implementation in Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Investment, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC, UNIDO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific Climate Week Supports NDC, SDG Implementation in Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 July 2018: Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2018 (APCW2018) convened under the theme, ‘Climate Action for Sustainable Development: Driving Change in Asia-Pacific.’ Featuring a range of events aimed at showcasing and galvanizing climate action in the region, APCW2018 aimed to support regional implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the […]

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