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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Outlines UN Priorities for 2019

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, Gender, 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, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Outlines UN Priorities for 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 January 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged Member States to do their best to make September 2019 a defining moment for stopping runaway climate change, achieving the SDGs and building a fair globalization. Addressing the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in a briefing at the start of 2019, Guterres reflected […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Sets out Plans, Coordination Efforts for 2019

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Islands, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Nuclear Weapons, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA President Sets out Plans, Coordination Efforts for 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 January 2019: UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces briefed Member States on plans for the remaining eight months of the 73rd UNGA session. She outlined several upcoming events and initiatives related to the 2030 Agenda, financing for development, synergies among UN bodies, gender equality, climate change, plastic […]

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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: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 January 2019: In the context of the first substantive session of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Working Group Towards a Global Pact for the Environment, experts have released a draft report on legal foundations for a Global Pact for the Environment. Through 26 chapters, the report discusses various principles […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Outlines How the Energy Transformation Will Reshape the World

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Imports, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, IRENA, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Outlines How the Energy Transformation Will Reshape the World

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 January 2019: The report of the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation analyzes how the rapid expansion of renewables will reshape relations between states and regions and between governments and citizens. It concludes that the global transition towards renewable energy will have far-reaching geopolitical implications comparable to […]

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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: IRENA Reports that Strengthening Women’s Roles in Renewable Energy is Key to Achieving Multiple SDGs

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Exploration, Gas, Gender, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Near East, News, Off-grid, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Reports that Strengthening Women’s Roles in Renewable Energy is Key to Achieving Multiple SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 January 2019: A report released by the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA) shows that women occupy a larger share of jobs in renewable energy than in the conventional oil and gas business, but the share is far below 50%. Strengthening the role of women in renewable energy through better […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DOCO Head Appointed in Context of UN Development Reform

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DOCO Head Appointed in Context of UN Development Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 December 2018: UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Robert Piper of Australia to lead the “transformed” UN Development Coordination Office (DOCO). DOCO, which previously functioned under the leadership of the UN Development Group (UNDG) Chair and guidance of the UNDG, transitioned to the UN Secretariat in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, India, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) is showcasing the role of women as environmental stewards in a series of 13 case studies of “action from the ground up” on biodiversity conservation, chemicals and waste management, climate change, international waters and land degradation. The publication […]

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