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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: 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: OEWG3 Submission Calls for Dedicated Fund for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Indonesia, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SAICM, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Thailand, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OEWG3 Submission Calls for Dedicated Fund for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 April 2019: A group of countries made a submission at third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG3) of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) calling for the establishment of an international fund to implement the sound management of chemicals and waste. The submission (SAICM/OEWG.3/CRP.2) was made by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Project Supports Adaptation and Resilience in Pacific Islands

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Fiji, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Solomon Islands, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Project Supports Adaptation and Resilience in Pacific Islands

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: Fifteen Pacific island countries are part of the newly launched Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) project under the Intra-African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) Programme funded by the 11th European Development Fund’s (EDF). The EUR 12 million project aims […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, IUCN Propose 18 Gender-Environment Indicators

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, IUCN Propose 18 Gender-Environment Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have published a report on measuring the nexus between gender and the environment. The publication proposes 18 gender-environment indicators for inclusion in the wider set of gender indicators used by the international community and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Antibiotic Resistance Jeopardizes SDG Achievement, Warns Research Report

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Antibiotic Resistance Jeopardizes SDG Achievement, Warns Research Report

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is calling attention to the rise of antibiotic resistance as a “systems failure” in both health care and agriculture. In a research report co-published with the ReAct network, the Foundation highlights the relevance of this issue to poverty (SDG 1), food production (SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Irrigation, Japan, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: A high-level event on interlinkages between water and climate action convened on the eve of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)-mandated meeting titled, ‘High-level Meeting: Climate Protection for All.’ The event discussed the interlinkages between SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 13 (climate action), with speakers […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: REDD+ Advances in Indonesia, Mozambique and DRC as Renewable Energy Finance expands in Africa and Asia

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Indigenous & Community Forests, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Project, REDD+, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: REDD+ Advances in Indonesia, Mozambique and DRC as Renewable Energy Finance expands in Africa and Asia

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: The path towards global mitigation goals requires international support to meet capacity needs, such as in the area of clean energy infrastructure, and building capacities to improve carbon stocks. This mitigation finance update informs of developments seen over the last month including: results-based finance partnerships for emission […]

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