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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance Ministers Establish Coalition to Accelerate Climate Action

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance Ministers Establish Coalition to Accelerate Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 April 2019: A Coalition of the Willing comprising finance ministers from more than 20 developed and developing countries has pledged to drive stronger collective action on climate change and its impacts. The Coalition will pursue a set of six ‘Helsinki Principles’ that promote national climate action, especially through fiscal […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: In Advance of HLPF 2019, Experts Review Progress on SDG 10

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Participants took stock of progress towards SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) at the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on SDG 10, and discussed key points for consideration during the upcoming in-depth review of SDG 10 at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The World Bank and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA 18 Discusses Implementing Governance Principles for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) considered the operationalization of the 11 ‘Principles of Effective Governance for Sustainable Development’ during its 18th session. It also heard presentations on governance mechanisms and initiatives at the regional and global levels, such as the African Peer Review […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Shifting to Below 2° Economies: Berlin Event Discusses Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, ILO, India, Indonesia, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Shifting to Below 2° Economies: Berlin Event Discusses Strategies for Just Energy Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 April 2019: The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) took the opportunity of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) 2019 to launch the IISD Strategy Document Real People Real Change: Strategies for Just Energy Transitions. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA Discusses Institutional Aspects of SDG 16

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Health, Human Rights, India, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEPA Discusses Institutional Aspects of SDG 16

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 April 2019: The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) kicked off its 18th session discussing institutional aspects of SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), mainly on effectiveness, accountability and inclusiveness. Discussions focused on governance and public administration as they relate to the theme of 2019 session […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Financial Education as Stepping Stone to Women’s Economic Empowerment: Reflections from CSW 63

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Financial Education as Stepping Stone to Women’s Economic Empowerment: Reflections from CSW 63

Source: Small Island Developing States “I always teach basic finance using my dolls. May I present Señora María, Señora Teresa and Señora Josefa. Each one has a different way to save money: Señora María has a formal savings account, Señora Teresa buys cattle to breed, and Señora Josefa stores her extra money in a tin […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, EU, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 April 2019: UN Member States exchanged views on the commemoration of UN’s 75th anniversary in 2020, during the first meeting on the date and modalities for such an event. Governments also considered possible themes, the level of participation, the nature of the outcome and ways to engage stakeholders, in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defense, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, Industrial Development, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Ozone, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Security, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States Security, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: Over 20 partners have committed to a new global initiative that aims to inspire ambition and accelerate action on transitioning to clean and efficient cooling, which can help combat climate change, achieve sustainable development and save money. Launched at the ‘First Global Conference on Synergies between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 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, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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