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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Tonga, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations in Progress for SAMOA Pathway Review, Partnership Criteria

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 December 2018: Preparations for the midterm review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway in September 2019 are underway at the global and regional levels. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has requested the UNGA President to finalize organizational arrangements for the review, and to encourage governments and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Packaging Companies Pursuing 2020 Roadmap to Circular Economy

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, India, Industrial Development, KB, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Technology, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Packaging Companies Pursuing 2020 Roadmap to Circular Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 January 2019: A consortium of companies and organizations that collaborate to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in Europe’s circular economy has announced that its stakeholder participation now exceeds over 100 companies, two years after its launch in 2017. CEFLEX advances system design solutions through collaboration of companies along […]

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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: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Finance, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

Source: Small Island Developing States December 2018: A joint publication by the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), lunched during the Katowice Climate Change Conference, presents good practices in climate technology cooperation to implement nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and national adaptation plans (NAPs). The report highlights emerging trends and […]

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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: Czech Republic, Timor-Leste to Lead Process on UN Organs’ Alignment with 2030 Agenda

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, 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, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Reform  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Czech Republic, Timor-Leste to Lead Process on UN Organs’ Alignment with 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés announced that the permanent representatives of Timor-Leste and Czech Republic will facilitate intergovernmental consultations on the alignment of the agendas of the UNGA, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and their subdidiary bodies, the UN High-level Political […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Lancet Countdown Offers “Cautious Optimism” on the Health Impacts of Climate Change

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Lancet Countdown Offers “Cautious Optimism” on the Health Impacts of Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The medical journal The Lancet published its annual report on the health dimensions of climate change, offering grounds for “cautious optimism” about the level of current action. The report titled, ‘Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change,’ warns that, despite some promising trends, more rapid progress […]

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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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