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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Issue Call to Action for Women’s Participation and Leadership

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Defense, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, Nepal, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Publication, SDGs (All), Security, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, United States Security, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Issue Call to Action for Women’s Participation and Leadership

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 March 2019: Six female heads of state and government and several other women political leaders issued a Call to Action on eight areas of gender equality, and for enhancing women’s participation in power and leadership. The Call to Action was released following the UN General Assembly’s high-level event on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders, Senior Officials Discuss Ways to Advance Women’s Leadership

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Defence, DJF, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, Near East, Nepal, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, SDGs (All), Security, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders, Senior Officials Discuss Ways to Advance Women’s Leadership

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: Head of States, senior government leaders and officials from the UN system, the private sector and civil society discussed advancing women’s leadership during a high-level event hosted by UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés. Espinosa remarked that if women and girls, who comprise about […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries to Resume Consultations on Aligning UNGA, ECOSOC with 2030 Agenda

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries to Resume Consultations on Aligning UNGA, ECOSOC with 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: UN Member States will hold their first consultations of the 73rd UNGA session on coherence among the agendas of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and other UN bodies and forums in light of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Minamata Convention Reaches 105 Ratifications

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Japan, KB, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Minamata Convention Reaches 105 Ratifications

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 March 2019: The Minamata Convention on Mercury has reached 105 ratifications. The Marshall Islands, Saint Lucia, Saudi Arabia and Uganda have deposited their instruments of ratification or accession between January and March 2019. Saint Lucia joined the treaty on 23 January 2019, the Marshall Islands on 29 January 2019, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Samoa Launches Public-Private Partnership on E-Waste

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, E-waste, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Samoa Launches Public-Private Partnership on E-Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 February 2019: Samoa’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has launched a partnership with the Samoa Stationary and Books (SSAB) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP) in New Zealand to minimize the impacts of e-waste on the island. The public-private partnership (PPP) enables HP product users to safely dispose […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Resume Discussion of VNR Preparations at Second Global Workshop

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, 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, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Resume Discussion of VNR Preparations at Second Global Workshop

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 February 2019: A second workshop took place for countries that will report on national progress to implement the SDGs at the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Participants took stock of preparations for the Voluntary National Reviews (VNR), outlining areas of progress […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Tuvalu Launches National Environment Data Portal

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Fiji, GEF, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Tuvalu Launches National Environment Data Portal

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 February 2019: The Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment (MNREE) of Tuvalu, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), has launched an environment data portal as part of the Inform Project, which seeks to assist Pacific island countries in enhancing their national capacity […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Updates on Progress on Lead Paint and Waste Lead-acid Batteries

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Updates on Progress on Lead Paint and Waste Lead-acid Batteries

Source: Small Island Developing States February 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director has issued a progress report on eliminating exposure to lead paint and promoting environmentally sound management of waste lead-acid batteries. The report was issued ahead of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). The report titled, ‘Progress in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Green Growth is at the Heart of Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment While Delivering on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

By   /  March 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Investment, Justice, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Green Growth is at the Heart of Efforts to Achieve Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment While Delivering on the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States On this International Women’s Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) would like to propose that inclusive green growth can serve as a crucible for the transformational change necessary to simultaneously achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment while implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN Sustainable Development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Wildlife Day Celebrates Life Below Water

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CITES, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Employment, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Fisheries, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, International Financial Institution, Islands, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Wildlife Day Celebrates Life Below Water

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: World Wildlife Day 2019 was observed around the globe on 3 March under the theme, ‘Life Below Water: For People and Planet,’ to raise awareness about the diversity of marine life and its importance to sustainable development. This is the first time that World Wildlife Day has […]

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