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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: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, Migration Global Compact and Conference, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Spain to Lead Discussions on Migration Review Mechanism

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 January 2019: The Permanent Representatives of Bangladesh and Spain will lead consultations to determine the modalities and organizational aspects of the International Migration Review Forum, which is established in the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The Forum is conceived as a “repurposing” of a prior mechanism, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Fiji, Fiscal Updates, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 December 2018: Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change could save approximately a million lives per year worldwide by 2050, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, which contends that the value of health gains from climate action would be twice the cost of mitigation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Immigration, KB, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

Source: Small Island Developing States More than a decade ago, a wide-ranging conversation with my brothers started us on a journey to understand how our family-owned company could help fix the ailing global food system. At the time, droughts were causing famines. More than a billion people did not have enough to eat. We set […]

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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: ICLEI Report Highlights Need for Multilevel Climate Action

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICLEI Report Highlights Need for Multilevel Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 December 2018: A report by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability calls for alignment of and data sharing between local, regional and national governments in order to limit global warming to 1.5°C. The report analyzes data from the carbonn Climate Registry (cCR), which covers 1,060 subnational governments in 89 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First IISUMOD Convention on Sustainable Mountain Development

By   /  December 15, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economy, English, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mountains, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First IISUMOD Convention on Sustainable Mountain Development

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Institute for Sustainable Mountain Development (IISUMOD), in partnership with the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), the World Agricultural Heritage Foundation (WAHF), and the Center for Internal Areas and Apennines (ArIA) of the University of Molise, will convene the First IISUMOD Convention on Sustainable Mountain Development on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 December 2018: Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on a declaration on ‘Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development’ that is people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking. Leaders focused on the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender mainstreaming strategy across the G20 […]

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