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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, HLPF 2019, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Ocean Conference, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Decides to Convene High-level Ocean Conference in 2020

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided to convene a high-level conference on the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources, within the context of the SDGs. The 2020 Conference follows the high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Canada, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 April 2019: The Nature Champions Summit kicked off a series of multilateral meetings focused on building momentum towards 2020, when leaders representing 190 countries will come together with non-government actors for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic States Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development of Arctic Ecosystems and People

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic States Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development of Arctic Ecosystems and People

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 May 2019: Ministers of eight Arctic States reaffirmed their commitment to the sustainable development and protection of the Arctic environment and to the well-being of Arctic inhabitants, in a Joint Ministerial Statement signed at the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting. The Council’s Working Groups released reports on climate change, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Session of the Intergovernmental Conference on BBNJ

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Session of the Intergovernmental Conference on BBNJ

Source: Small Island Developing States The third session of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on an international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) follows the first and second sessions, which took place […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Secretary-General’s Report Identifies Ways to Advance Ocean Science

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Police, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Secretary-General’s Report Identifies Ways to Advance Ocean Science

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Secretary-General has released a report on oceans and the law of the sea. The report presents an overview of ocean science, highlights gaps in information, knowledge and capacity, and suggests ways to fill existing gaps and advance ocean science. The report titled, ‘Oceans and the Law […]

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