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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Germany, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, IFAD, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 March 2019: According to the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), launched at the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), climate adaptation programmes have not effectively dealt with multiple slow and rapid onset hazards, such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones and sea level rise. Instead of addressing the underlying […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments, UN Finalize Funding Compact for SDGs

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments, UN Finalize Funding Compact for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: The UN Deputy Secretary-General circulated to UN Member States the final draft of the funding compact that will be discussed during the Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The “Funding Compact” aims to provide the financial support needed for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What They Left Behind: Leadership, Loss and the Gift of Purpose

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, India, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: What They Left Behind: Leadership, Loss and the Gift of Purpose

Source: Small Island Developing States Was it merely a coincidence that the airport workers of Jomo Kenyatta International went on strike one hour after my plane landed in Nairobi to join the fourth UN Environment Assembly? Many were stranded as the stand-off and tear gas ensued, but that was not the worst of it. Four […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFF Reports Progress on Monitoring Implementation of Strategic Plan

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFF, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFF Reports Progress on Monitoring Implementation of Strategic Plan

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 February 2019: In preparation for the 14th session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF 14), the UNFF Secretariat has released a background note on progress towards implementing the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2017-2030 (UNSPF). The note shares suggestions and proposals for UNFF 14’s consideration. The background note […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Data Tool Identifies Links Among Human Rights Framework, 2030 Agenda

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Data Tool Identifies Links Among Human Rights Framework, 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States January 2019: The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) has released an updated version of its SDG-Human Rights Data Explorer, which allows users to explore the links between human rights and the SDGs. The database aims to promote a more coherent, systematic framework for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: UN Member States held a discussion on the purpose, format and key messages of the meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that will take place under the auspices of the UN General Assembly in September 2019. Ruben Escalante Hasbun, Permanent Representative of El […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: At the close of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), ministers adopted 26 resolutions and decisions, as well as a Ministerial Declaration that commits to significantly reduce single-use plastic products by 2030, and to support a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) global environmental data strategy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UNEA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 March 2019: The first regional edition of the One Planet Summit highlighted Africa’s role as a global partner with respect to innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience, and focused on renewable energy access and the protection of African ecosystems to foster and support sustainable growth while improving the resilience […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Water for All Means Leaving No One Behind

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Exploration, Gas, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNHCR, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Water for All Means Leaving No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States ‘Leaving no one behind,’ the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, gives all of us a crystal clear message: everyone must participate in, and benefit from, the progress of development. In the realm of water, this means achieving SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), which has as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: International Conference on Youth, Ocean and SDG 14: Engaging Youth on Marine Issues

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, KB, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: International Conference on Youth, Ocean and SDG 14: Engaging Youth on Marine Issues

Source: Small Island Developing States Despite being the largest demographic in the world, and the most at risk, youth commonly have the smallest voice when it comes to engagement. At World Youth Foundation we believe that young people are a major power of change. We hope that, through active engagement and empowerment, youth will start […]

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