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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CMS, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, FAO, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, Near East, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: A Shark Tale: Growing Conservation Infrastructure for Pelagic Species

Source: Small Island Developing States Globally, shark populations are threatened by a long and difficult list of challenges. They include over-fishing, fisheries by-catch, illegal trade, habitat destruction, depletion of prey, pollution, boat strikes and climate change – according to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). These obstacles – formidable […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 November 2018: The Sixth Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments adopted an urgent call for action for strengthened commitment to multi-level integration, action and collaboration to stem biodiversity loss and restore biodiversity health for the benefit of people and nature. The Summit took place in parallel to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Islands, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders Call for Increased Ambition at Climate Vulnerable Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 November 2018: The Climate Vulnerable Summit, convened by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), an international cooperation group of developing countries on climate change, called on governments around the world to raise the ambition of their climate targets by 2020 to keep global warming to the 1.5°C limit and save […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Publication Explores Access and Benefit-sharing for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 November 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a book that illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws and policies on SDG achievement. The publication finds that ABS is being used by the private sector, researchers, indigenous peoples, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, governance, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

Source: Small Island Developing States The third session of UN Environment’s Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific will focus on the theme of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4): ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’. The Forum will provide an opportunity for member States in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches Website on Three Areas of Ongoing Reform

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches Website on Three Areas of Ongoing Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The UN launched a website providing information, news and resources on the ongoing UN reform processes related to development, management and peace and security. The landing page of the website also outlines job openings in the three areas of reform. The UN Secretary-General’s reform agenda aims to enhance […]

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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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