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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Europe, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: The co-facilitators of negotiations towards a High-Level Meeting on universal health coverage have released the zero draft of a UN resolution outlining proposed modalities of the meeting, which is to take place in 2019. Co-facilitators Katalin Annamária Bogyay (Hungary) and Vitavas Sriviho (Thailand) will present the draft […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, 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 & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves US$100 Million for Water Supply in Indonesia

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves US$100 Million for Water Supply in Indonesia

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: Indonesia has received a World Bank loan of US$100 million for its National Urban Water Supply Project. The loan will enable the provision of water supply and sanitation to six million people in the country, through promoting access to safe water, and improving the performance of water […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, 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 2018, Human Rights, International Law, Investment, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Main Messages from 35 VNR Countries Outline SDG Actions and Plans

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2018: A majority of countries scheduled to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have issued the main messages of their reviews. According to the 35 messages currently available online, most of these countries have put […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Northern America, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) was inaugurated at its headquarters in Gebze, Turkey. According to the UN, the Bank’s establishment marks the first SDG target to have been reached, among the 169 SDG targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Technology […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Time for Canada to Act on the Sustainable Development Goals

By   /  June 2, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Forestry, Germany, governance, Health, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Time for Canada to Act on the Sustainable Development Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States The clock is ticking to meet the ambitious global goals set in 2015 to ensure a better future for people and the planet. While many challenges remain, there are optimistic signs of progress. Markets and communities are increasingly embracing low-carbon and sustainability actions. On the front lines of climate policy, […]

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