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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inaugural African Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity Adopts Regional Agenda for Accelerated Ecosystem Restoration

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: African ministers meeting on the eve of the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference adopted an action agenda aimed at ensuring a coherent approach to addressing the interlinked challenges of biodiversity loss, land degradation and climate change. The Ministerial Summit on Biodiversity brought together 30 African ministers responsible for […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Transparency Report Assesses G20’s Progress towards Climate Goals

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, France, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Transparency Report Assesses G20’s Progress towards Climate Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: Eighty-two percent of the G20’s energy supply still comes from fossil fuels, according to a Climate Transparency report titled, ‘Brown to Green: The G20 Transition to a Low-carbon Economy 2018.’ The publication assesses how far G20 countries have progressed in their transition from a “brown” economy based […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African States, CITES, CMS Establish Initiative to Protect Carnivores

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CITES, CMS, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Germany, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, West Africa, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African States, CITES, CMS Establish Initiative to Protect Carnivores

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: More than 30 countries have established the African Carnivore Initiative, which represents the first Africa-wide commitment to save African wild dogs, cheetahs, leopards and lions. The Initiative is a collaboration between the two global treaties with a mandate to conserve endangered species: the Convention on International Trade […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance to Close Global Energy Access Gaps to Meet SDG 7 Insufficient, SEforALL Report Warns

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance to Close Global Energy Access Gaps to Meet SDG 7 Insufficient, SEforALL Report Warns

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 November 2018: Financial commitments to achieve universal access to electricity and clean cooking are still falling “far short” of what is required to meet global energy goals by 2030, according to report released by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), which analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, GCF, GEF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Spotlights Successful Adaptation Projects in Africa, Urges Creative Financing

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The true costs of adaptation in Africa are expected to be much higher than originally projected and will require creative financing and significant private sector engagement, according to a report published by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), which calls for mainstreaming, scaling up and accelerating adaptation support across […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, International Negotiations, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: Small island developing States (SIDS) committed to strengthen their efforts to tackle the impacts of climate change and achieve the SDGs, during a preparatory meeting for the midterm review of the SAMOA Pathway. The SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway, the outcome of the Third International […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Security Council, UNGA Address Women in Peace, Security

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Security Council, UNGA Address Women in Peace, Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: The UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly (UNGA) debated the role of women in peace and security, nearly two decades after the Security Council’s adoption of the landmark resolution on the topic (resolution 1325 (2000)). Governments addressed the “systemic failure” to integrate women into processes […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fifth Our Ocean Conference Generates US$10.7 Billion in Pledges

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Gas, GEF, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Melanesia, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fifth Our Ocean Conference Generates US$10.7 Billion in Pledges

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The fifth Our Ocean Conference generated 305 commitments to maintain the sustainability of our oceans. Commitments focus on the Conference’s six themes: marine protected areas (MPAs); sustainable fisheries; marine pollution; climate change; sustainable blue economy; and maritime security. The US$10.7 billion in pledges represent commitments from a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UK Announces Plastic Packaging Tax, Expands Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, England, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Imports, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UK Announces Plastic Packaging Tax, Expands Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The Government of the UK has announced a tax on plastic packaging. The tax will apply to any business that produces or imports plastic packaging that does not contain at least 30 percent recycled content. The Government of the UK proposed the new tax in its autumn […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Addresses Migration, Technology, International Collaboration

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Immigration, India, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Addresses Migration, Technology, International Collaboration

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: With the numbers of migrants increasing faster than the global population, UN Member States emphasized the increased interdependence between countries, and called for the recognition of migrants’ qualifications and role in development, as well as for the protection of their rights and the combatting of illegal trafficking. […]

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