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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why We Need ‘Real-time’ Multi-level Governance for the SDGs

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Fisheries, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Korea, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why We Need ‘Real-time’ Multi-level Governance for the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States The Goals and visions of the 2030 Agenda are agreed at global level, but a large part of their implementation takes place locally. To make things work, we need all levels: the bold decisions required to achieve the SDGs can only be carried through when those who are governed feel […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Address Climate Change, Education, Health in 2019 VNRs

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, fish, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, 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, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Tourism, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Address Climate Change, Education, Health in 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The small island developing States (SIDS) that are expected to present voluntary national reviews (VNR) of SDG progress during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have released the main messages of their reviews. Nine of the 47 VNR countries for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Forests & REDD, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Group of 7 (G7) Environment Ministers agreed on a Communiqué and the Metz Charter on Biodiversity at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting. The Communiqué addresses inequalities and inclusivity in transitioning towards a green future, the role of science and research in the context of sustainable development, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Indonesia, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Shares Lessons on Sustainable Bioeconomy Interventions

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a working paper that provides policymakers and individuals working in bioeconomy initiatives with key considerations for implementing bioeconomy activities. The 26 case studies in the report reflect on the extent to which the bioeconomy interventions support the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: Participants at the Good Growth Conference agreed to promote sustainable production of agricultural commodities, with the aim of reducing tropical deforestation and enhancing sustainable growth. Over 300 government, private sector and civil society representatives as well as farmers, producers and indigenous leaders participated in the Good Growth […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPEI Assesses Three Years of VNRs in Latin America and the Caribbean

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, 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, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPEI Assesses Three Years of VNRs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The Centro de Pensamiento Estratégico Internacional (CEPEI) released a report analyzing three years of voluntary national reviews (VNRs) by Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. Based on these 22 VNRs, the author finds that a key challenge facing governments is the lack of human and technical capacities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released an updated assessment of each OECD country’s progress towards the SDGs. Overall, the report finds that OECD countries need to accelerate efforts to leave no one behind, particularly to achieve SDG 1 (no poverty), SDG 5 (gender […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Stopping the Great Splintering: A 5-step Plan to Revive Multilateralism

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Near East, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Stopping the Great Splintering: A 5-step Plan to Revive Multilateralism

Source: Small Island Developing States I miss 2015. It was a landmark year. In the space of 12 short months governments signed a slew of groundbreaking agreements: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Iran nuclear deal, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development and the Sendai Framework […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, launched the Dynamic Water Resources Assessment Tool (DWAT) to help water managers understand changes in land use and water availability at the basin level. The tool was launched at a symposium in […]

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