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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: CIF Trust Fund Committee and Sub-Committee Meetings

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, events, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Technology, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: CIF Trust Fund Committee and Sub-Committee Meetings

Source: Small Island Developing States The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Committees and Sub-committees are meeting at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC, US. The CIF comprises the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) – a unique pair of financing instruments designed to support low-carbon and climate-resilient development through scaled-up financing channeled through […]

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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: Institutional Finance Update: How to Respond to an Economically Delicate Situation of Environmental Emergency?

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Fiscal Updates, France, Gas, Germany, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, United Kingdom, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: How to Respond to an Economically Delicate Situation of Environmental Emergency?

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 May 2019: In April, significant declines in global economic growth were revealed during the Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Meetings made it clear that multilateral cooperation is needed to address multiple challenges associated with […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Aviation, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Caribbean, CBD, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, ILO, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Justice, KB, Korea, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Shipping, SIDS, Singapore, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UN/ISDR, UNCCD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNIDO, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, wetlands, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The coalitions established in preparation for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit have issued their respective workplans, outlining the Summit’s expected outcomes under each of the nine tracks. The nine tracks focus on: mitigation; social and political drivers; youth and public mobilization; energy transition; industry transition; infrastructure, cities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ADB Report Enables Country Comparisons on SDG Indicators

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CTF, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, 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, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ADB Report Enables Country Comparisons on SDG Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the 2019 version of its statistics report, with this year’s publication including economic, environmental and social indicators used to track progress towards the SDGs. Users can view ADB member economies’ performance on each indicator to track and measure progress within and […]

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