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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Endorse Marrakech Compact on Migration

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, mig, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Votes to Endorse Marrakech Compact on Migration

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 December 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has endorsed the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, also known as the Marrakech Compact on Migration, by a vote. Noting that there are more than 250 million migrants around the world, UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés stressed the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Development Co-operation Report Proposes Framework to Leave No One Behind

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Development Co-operation Report Proposes Framework to Leave No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 December 2018: The 2018 edition of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Co-operation Report addresses how UN Member States can deliver on the SDGs’ commitment to leave no one behind. The report identifies what such a commitment means in practice, reviews the latest evidence on reaching […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, EU, Europe, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNHCR, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Committee Passes Resolutions on Children’s Rights, Human Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: The UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) completed its 73rd session, passing eight draft resolutions on protecting children’s rights and human rights, and respecting privacy in the digital age, among other topics. The Committee also discussed indigenous peoples’ and migrants’ rights, the impact […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Decries Low Policy Attention to Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Mountains, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Decries Low Policy Attention to Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 December 2018: Coinciding with World Mountain Day 2018, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and GRID-Arendal launched the ‘Mountain Adaptation Synthesis Report’ on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland. The publication emphasizes that despite experiencing a disproportionately high number of disasters compared […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Smart City Forum

By   /  December 15, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Human Settlements & Population, ITU, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: World Smart City Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 World Smart City Forum is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in partnership with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and hosted by the Government of the Province of Santa Fe and the Universidad Tecnologica Nacional. The Forum will seek to: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemic Injustice in National Climate Planning

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, New Zealand, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemic Injustice in National Climate Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States This week, global leaders assemble for the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC in the light of a groundbreaking report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In this report titled, ‘Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C’ (SR15), the IPCC identifies […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Near East, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

Source: Small Island Developing States Globally, shark populations are threatened by a long and difficult list of challenges. They include over-fishing, fisheries by-catch, illegal trade, habitat destruction, depletion of prey, pollution, boat strikes and climate change – according to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). These obstacles – formidable […]

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