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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNSC Debates Climate Change Impact on Peace, Security and Development

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Immigration, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNSC Debates Climate Change Impact on Peace, Security and Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: Speakers warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) of increasing threats to peace, security and development as a result of climate change during a debate on the topic. Participants called for urgent action to reduce emissions and invest in climate risk prevention and management to address the multitude […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF2019) will convene in Cologne, Germany, to explore urban forests as: the “healthy forest” for sport, well-being and human health; the “spiritual forest” for culture, religion and art; the “learning forest” for research, laboratories and education; and the “co-designed forest” for diverging interests, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Exploration, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, Korea, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released its annual report on the state of the world’s forests (SOFO), which examines ways to strengthen the contributions of forests and trees to sustainable development in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2018 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: African ministers meeting on the eve of the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference adopted an action agenda aimed at ensuring a coherent approach to addressing the interlinked challenges of biodiversity loss, land degradation and climate change. The Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity brought together 30 African ministers responsible for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 REDD+ International Symposium

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 REDD+ International Symposium

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 REDD+ International Symposium will bring together participants from UN agencies and international organizations, national institutions, universities and government agencies to discuss REDD+ issues, including Norway’s support of REDD implementation in developing countries, REDD projects in Cambodia in cooperation with the Republic of Korea, result-based payment and benefit-sharing mechanisms […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, KB, meeting, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Monthly Forecast November 2018: Biennial UN Conference Reviewing Progress on 2020 Aichi Targets, Considering 2050 Vision for Biodiversity

Source: Small Island Developing States As is usually the case towards the end of the year, November’s agenda is packed with regular annual sessions of UN agencies, multilateral environmental agreement (MEA) bodies, various high-level meetings and assorted multistakeholder gatherings. A key event during this busy period in November 2018 is the biennial UN Biodiversity Conference, […]

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