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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, France, G20, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, India, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) 2018 finds that national decarbonization rates do not match the level needed to achieve commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The top performing countries on the Index are China, Mexico, Argentina and the UK, all of which grew […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Post-Conflict, Fragile States Exchange Lessons on Economic Resilience

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Central Africa, Crude, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Investment, Justice, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Taxation, Trade, United States of America, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Post-Conflict, Fragile States Exchange Lessons on Economic Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: Conflict-affected and fragile countries shared their experiences in pursuing peace, inclusivity and economic resilience, during an event held in the margins of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Organized by the permanent missions of Sierra Leone and Timor-Leste and the g7+ Secretariat, the event […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, France, French Polynesia, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, land, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) launched a report titled, ‘Status and Trends of Coral Reefs for the Pacific,’ which highlights the role of the region’s coral reefs in the life and culture of eight […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Heads of State and Government have formed a High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy to catalyze bold, pragmatic solutions for the ocean. The panel will develop, catalyze and support solutions to ocean “health and wealth” in governance, policy, technology and finance, in line with SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Adopt Declaration for Peace at Nelson Mandela Summit

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Culture, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Myanmar, National Action, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Adopt Declaration for Peace at Nelson Mandela Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: At a UN summit to honor Nelson Mandela, Heads of State and Government, ministers, other country officials and representatives of civil society discussed efforts needed to pursue international peace and security. UN Member States adopted a political declaration that recognizes the period 2019 to 2028 as the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance and Climate Actions in Asia-Pacific Region

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Regional Development Bank, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance and Climate Actions in Asia-Pacific Region

Source: Small Island Developing States This month the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released a report finding that the Asia-Pacific region’s share of global gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded 42% in 2017. Given the region’s importance to the world’s economic and environmental well-being, this SDG Knowledge Weekly brief reviews recent reports and events on finance, sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangkok Climate Change Conference Makes “Uneven” Progress in Advance of COP 24

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, India, Indonesia, International Negotiations, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangkok Climate Change Conference Makes “Uneven” Progress in Advance of COP 24

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 September 2018: The Bangkok Climate Change Conference concluded with negotiators making limited progress on advancing the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP), the guidelines required to operationalize the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, which are expected to be adopted at the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Commission Finds Bold Climate Action Could Deliver US$26 Trillion by 2030

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Investment, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Commission Finds Bold Climate Action Could Deliver US$26 Trillion by 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 September: The benefits of cleaner, climate-smart growth are being underestimated, and bold climate action could deliver at least US$26 trillion in economic benefits by 2030 compared with business-as-usual scenarios, according to a report published by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate through its New Climate Economy project. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Himalayan Countries Begin Implementation of Transboundary Landscape Management Initiative

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, China, Conservation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, India, Intergovernmental Organization, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mountains, Myanmar, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Himalayan Countries Begin Implementation of Transboundary Landscape Management Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 September 2018: The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and country partners embarked on implementation of HI-LIFE, a regional conservation and development initiative that seeks to promote an integrated conservation and development approach in the Far-Eastern Himalayan landscape in China, India and Myanmar. The implementation phase of the […]

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