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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, GCF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The sixth NAP Expo sought to promote the exchange of experiences and foster partnerships to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). The Expo convened under the theme, ‘Raising Adaptation Ambition by Advancing NAPs,’ during Korea Global Adaptation Week, which sought to identify innovative ways to raise ambition to […]

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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: 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: 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: Negotiations on 2019 FfD Forum Outcome Underway

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on 2019 FfD Forum Outcome Underway

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 March 2019: The co-facilitators for negotiations on the outcome document of the 2019 Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) Follow-up convened a session for initial comments on the zero draft. The next stage is paragraph-by-paragraph negotiations on the draft text, which were expected to begin on 27 March 2019. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Urges Human Rights Approach to Water and Sanitation in Lesotho

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Imports, Justice, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Urges Human Rights Approach to Water and Sanitation in Lesotho

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Léo Heller, highlighted justice issues related to water and sanitation access in Lesotho, following his two-week visit. He urged the Government of Lesotho to give attention to principles of equality, non-discrimination, access to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Meeting on Climate and SDGs Seeks to Ramp Up Ambition, Respond to Youth

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Canada, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Forestry, Gas, GCF, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNFCCC, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Meeting on Climate and SDGs Seeks to Ramp Up Ambition, Respond to Youth

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 March 2019: The high-level meeting on climate and sustainable development for all took on a larger role than it had first been mandated to do, with speakers requiring a full additional day to make plenary statements, and many linking their remarks with the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 March 2019: As Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, affecting more than two million people, Africa Climate Week underscored the interlinkages between the climate and development agendas, and the need for increased financial flows to African countries to combat climate change. The event, which took place from 18-22 […]

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