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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, CTF, DJF, E-waste, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Project, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 January 2019: The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Secretariat launched a project on global best practices on emerging chemical policy issues of concern. The project – which is the first such Global Environment Facility (GEF) full-size project – will be implemented in over 70 countries over a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Plastic Boat Setting Sail to Raise Awareness on Plastic Pollution

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Plastic Boat Setting Sail to Raise Awareness on Plastic Pollution

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 January 2019: The ‘Flipflopi’ Project has produced the world’s first traditional dhow boat built entirely of ten tonnes of plastic trash collected from Kenya’s beaches and towns. The boat aims to raise awareness on marine plastic pollution and highlight the impact of plastic on marine ecosystems. The Flipflopi Project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Packaging Companies Pursuing 2020 Roadmap to Circular Economy

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, India, Industrial Development, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Technology, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Packaging Companies Pursuing 2020 Roadmap to Circular Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 January 2019: A consortium of companies and organizations that collaborate to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in Europe’s circular economy has announced that its stakeholder participation now exceeds over 100 companies, two years after its launch in 2017. CEFLEX advances system design solutions through collaboration of companies along […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Oceania, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNICEF, United Nations, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Top 10 SDG Knowledge Hub Stories in 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States What have SDG Knowledge Hub readers been interested in lately? We review our website analytics at the conclusion of significant events and at key points in the year with this question in mind, with an eye toward better understanding the questions our readers are trying to answer as they work […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Immigration, KB, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

Source: Small Island Developing States More than a decade ago, a wide-ranging conversation with my brothers started us on a journey to understand how our family-owned company could help fix the ailing global food system. At the time, droughts were causing famines. More than a billion people did not have enough to eat. We set […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNU Launches Data Visualizations on Modern Slavery, Child Labor

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, Immigration, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, United States of America, UNU  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNU Launches Data Visualizations on Modern Slavery, Child Labor

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 December 2018: The UN University (UNU) marked the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery with the launch of online resources documenting and providing graphic visualizations of trends in modern slavery and child labor. These “data dashboards” can be accessed through UNU’s Delta 8.7 project portal, which provides access […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Think Global, Act Local, and Start Where You Are: My View on the SDGs from Seton Hall University

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, EU, European Union, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Think Global, Act Local, and Start Where You Are: My View on the SDGs from Seton Hall University

Source: Small Island Developing States Before I began studying diplomacy as a graduate student at Seton Hall University, I was not very familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals. This is not unusual: surveys in the United States, the European Union, and Japan suggest that only one in ten people are familiar with the Global Goals. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners for Review Holds Fifth Meeting on Ensuring Robust HLPF

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners for Review Holds Fifth Meeting on Ensuring Robust HLPF

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: A multi-stakeholder network on national review processes for the SDGs discussed solutions for a more robust UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), as well as preparations for the HLPF’s two sessions in 2019. The Partners for Review (P4R) network is implemented by the German Corporation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemic Injustice in National Climate Planning

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, New Zealand, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemic Injustice in National Climate Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States This week, global leaders assemble for the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC in the light of a groundbreaking report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In this report titled, ‘Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C’ (SR15), the IPCC identifies […]

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