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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Launches SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, Geothermal, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Rights, hydropower, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, IRENA, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IRENA Launches SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: Leaders of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and development partners gathered at UN Headquarters for a High-Level Roundtable to discuss how to increase ambition to accelerate energy transformation in SIDS and to launch the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0. The initiative intends to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Database Provides Budget, Expenditure Data for Over 100 Cities

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Habitat Database Provides Budget, Expenditure Data for Over 100 Cities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The first database of its kind, UN-Habitat’s Global Municipal Database (GMD) offers a standard set of indicators and local-level, per capita budget data for over 100 cities. The database, launched in September 2018, aims to highlight the importance of local financial data to policy- and decision-making. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Urge Increased Climate Action

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Urge Increased Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told Pacific island leaders that climate change is his “absolute priority” during a meeting with leaders from the Pacific Island Forum (PIF). The meeting took place during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly 73rd session (UNGA 73). The meeting between PIF […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, France, French Polynesia, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, land, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) launched a report titled, ‘Status and Trends of Coral Reefs for the Pacific,’ which highlights the role of the region’s coral reefs in the life and culture of eight […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The UNFCCC announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award. The winning activities contribute to one of Momentum for Change’s four focus areas: planetary health; Climate Neutral Now (CNN); women for results; and financing for climate-friendly investment. The winners will be recognized at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Announces Trust Fund to Support Healthy, Productive Ocean

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Conservation, Culture, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, France, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Transport, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Announces Trust Fund to Support Healthy, Productive Ocean

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: On the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73), the World Bank Group announced the creation of a multi-donor trust fund to tackle marine pollution, manage fisheries and facilitate the sustainable growth of coastal economies. The trust fund aims to support a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, IFAD, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The largest-ever financial commitment on agricultural data for development was announced at a high-level side event on SDG 2 on zero hunger. Officials from governments, international organizations, and philanthropic organizations discussed aligning country visions and donor commitments to deliver SDG 2 and grow enough food to feed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, 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, governance, Health, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Heads of State and Government have formed a High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy to catalyze bold, pragmatic solutions for the ocean. The panel will develop, catalyze and support solutions to ocean “health and wealth” in governance, policy, technology and finance, in line with SDG […]

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