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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Stopping the Great Splintering: A 5-step Plan to Revive Multilateralism

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, Near East, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Stopping the Great Splintering: A 5-step Plan to Revive Multilateralism

Source: Small Island Developing States I miss 2015. It was a landmark year. In the space of 12 short months governments signed a slew of groundbreaking agreements: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Iran nuclear deal, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development and the Sendai Framework […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, launched the Dynamic Water Resources Assessment Tool (DWAT) to help water managers understand changes in land use and water availability at the basin level. The tool was launched at a symposium in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Candidate for UNGA Presidency Promises Inclusion, UNSC Reform Push

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Environment, Europe, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Immigration, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Candidate for UNGA Presidency Promises Inclusion, UNSC Reform Push

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held an informal interactive dialogue with Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria and the first candidate for President of the UNGA’s 74th session. From the reform of the UN Security Council to inclusion and human rights and plans for high-level events in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Special Meeting Highlights Tax Challenges in Digitalization, Climate

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Special Meeting Highlights Tax Challenges in Digitalization, Climate

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: Governments, UN high-level officials and representatives of the private sector and academia highlighted that corporate tax reform must focus on developing countries’ needs and on combating inequality, while taxation should be used to finance the SDGs. Participants in the UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) annual one‑day […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Investment, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Most Vulnerable Nations Are Among Least Likely Recipients

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 May 2019: The Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in April highlighted the socioeconomic impacts and costs of climate change in the region, including the debt burden arising from disaster recovery. Several publications emphasized that Pacific island nations are seen as facing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Aviation, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Canada, Caribbean, CBD, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, ILO, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Justice, KB, Korea, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Shipping, SIDS, Singapore, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UN/ISDR, UNCCD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNIDO, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, wetlands, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Action Summit Coalitions Outline Expected Outcomes under Each of Nine Tracks

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The coalitions established in preparation for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit have issued their respective workplans, outlining the Summit’s expected outcomes under each of the nine tracks. The nine tracks focus on: mitigation; social and political drivers; youth and public mobilization; energy transition; industry transition; infrastructure, cities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Analyzes UN System’s Progress on Gender Equality

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Central Asia, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Police, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Analyzes UN System’s Progress on Gender Equality

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Secretary-General reported on progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment across the UN system. Recommendations focus on how the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and other UN entities can support accelerated gender mainstreaming in UN policies and programmes. In 2012, the UN agreed on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Parliamentarians Discuss Multilateralism, UN Effectiveness

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, France, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Political Parties, Politics, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Parliamentarians Discuss Multilateralism, UN Effectiveness

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 March 2019: During the UN’s 2019 Annual Parliamentary Hearing, members of parliaments around the world called on the UN to be more relevant, responsive and transparent, to do a better job of including women and youth and partnering with stakeholders, and to embrace innovation, technology and modern communication tools […]

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