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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Consult on Themes, Format of HLPF Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: UN Member States held a discussion on the purpose, format and key messages of the meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that will take place under the auspices of the UN General Assembly in September 2019. Ruben Escalante Hasbun, Permanent Representative of El […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: At the close of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), ministers adopted 26 resolutions and decisions, as well as a Ministerial Declaration that commits to significantly reduce single-use plastic products by 2030, and to support a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) global environmental data strategy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Issue Call to Action for Women’s Participation and Leadership

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Defense, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, Nepal, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Publication, SDGs (All), Security, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, United States Security, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Issue Call to Action for Women’s Participation and Leadership

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 March 2019: Six female heads of state and government and several other women political leaders issued a Call to Action on eight areas of gender equality, and for enhancing women’s participation in power and leadership. The Call to Action was released following the UN General Assembly’s high-level event on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders, Senior Officials Discuss Ways to Advance Women’s Leadership

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Defence, DJF, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, Near East, Nepal, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, SDGs (All), Security, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders, Senior Officials Discuss Ways to Advance Women’s Leadership

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: Head of States, senior government leaders and officials from the UN system, the private sector and civil society discussed advancing women’s leadership during a high-level event hosted by UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés. Espinosa remarked that if women and girls, who comprise about […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Showcases Women’s Role in Management of Coastal and Marine Environments

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Showcases Women’s Role in Management of Coastal and Marine Environments

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a report that analyzes the gendered nature of the conservation, management and use of coastal and marine environments and shares good practices for elevating women’s roles in coastal and marine management. The report is one of several publications on the conservation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Hosts National Dialogue on Phase-down of HFCs

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Hosts National Dialogue on Phase-down of HFCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), in partnership with the Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA), hosted a national dialogue on phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in India that focused on incentives and regulations to help India realize its international commitments on the phase-down of HFCs. HFCs are […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Publishes New Strategic Orientation of UN-Habitat for 2020-2025

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Nations, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Publishes New Strategic Orientation of UN-Habitat for 2020-2025

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 February 2019: The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has issued a note by the Secretary-General outlining a new strategic orientation of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) for the period 2020-2025. It is the first strategic plan for UN-Habitat following the adoption of the SDGs, including Goal 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNEA, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: Government officials, experts and other stakeholders discussed the ‘Race to Zero Carbon,’ including ways and tools to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Participants emphazised the need to take action, noting that it is more expensive “to do nothing” than to “do something” to address climate change and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Japan Announce Marine Litter Initiative

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, India, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Japan Announce Marine Litter Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Government of Japan have announced an initiative on tackling marine plastic litter in Southeast Asia and India. The initiative focuses on tackling plastic pollution at its source. The initiative titled, ‘Promotion of Countermeasures Against Marine Plastic Litter in Southeast Asia […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Finds “Great Progress” Towards Legal Gender Equality

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Central Africa, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Employment, English, Europe, Exploration, France, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, National Action, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Trade, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Finds “Great Progress” Towards Legal Gender Equality

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The World Bank’s annual report on Women, Business and the Law (WBL) describes “great progress” towards legal gender equality over the past decade. The report uses ten years of WBL data to examine how legal gender discrimination influences women’s employment and entrepreneurship choice across 187 economies. By the […]

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