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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous & Community Forests, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN’s (FAO) Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) and the Government of Togo have launched a partnership to strengthen forest and farm producers in tackling poverty and coping with climate change. The FFF aims to contribute to achieving at least 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest Europe Publication Advocates for Integrating Health Benefits into SFM

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Germany, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest Europe Publication Advocates for Integrating Health Benefits into SFM

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Forest Europe Expert Group on Human Health and Well-being published a book that summarizes current knowledge on the health benefits of forests and integration of social aspects of forests into sustainable forest management (SFM). The publication presents evidence on the health benefits of forests, and shares concepts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: China, EU Agree to Strengthen Cooperation, Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Development

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Law, Investment, KB, land, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: China, EU Agree to Strengthen Cooperation, Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 April 2019: The leaders of the European Council, the European Commission and China reaffirmed their resolve to work together for peace, prosperity and sustainable development and their commitment to multilateralism at the 21st EU-China Summit. In a joint statement, the EU and China express their commitment to tackle global […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Meeting on Leveraging Blended Finance for Forest Value Chains in Developing Countries

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, events, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Expert Meeting on Leveraging Blended Finance for Forest Value Chains in Developing Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) will convene an expert meeting that will address key finance questions to advance sustainable forest management (SFM) and unlock all forest contributions to sustainable development, including how to: incentivize and leverage private finance and expertise, especially in the countries and landscapes […]

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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: 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: UNFF Note Suggests Actions to Advance Forest Policy Coherence, SFM

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFF Note Suggests Actions to Advance Forest Policy Coherence, SFM

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 February 2019: In preparation for the 14th session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF), the UNFF Secretariat released a background note that finds that the strategic plan for forests and its global forest goals and targets provide a “solid foundation for advancing global forest policy coherence” within the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Gas, GCF, Gender, Global, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IFAD, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Nepal, New Caledonia, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GCF Board Paves Way for the Fund’s First Replenishment, Looks Forward to Increasing Impact

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The 22nd meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board discussed the Fund’s first replenishment and strategic programming, and steps required to strengthen operations, reinforce standards and close policy gaps. The Board approved: nine new climate resilience and low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission projects totaling USD 440 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: High-level Conference on Forests at the Heart of Sustainable Development

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, EU, Europe, events, FAO, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: High-level Conference on Forests at the Heart of Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States The High-level Conference on Forests at the Heart of Sustainable Development will feature panels on: uncovering forests’ contribution to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; intra-EU forest policies and sustainable forest management; and sustainable forest management for sustainable development: the way forward. The conference, organized with support from the […]

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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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