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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major Groups Share Positions on Empowerment, Inclusion Ahead of HLPF 2019

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major Groups Share Positions on Empowerment, Inclusion Ahead of HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States June 2019: Major Groups and other stakeholders submitted a series of position papers on the theme of the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF): ‘Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.’ The executive summaries of the position papers are consolidated into a note […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why We Need ‘Real-time’ Multi-level Governance for the SDGs

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Fisheries, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Korea, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Why We Need ‘Real-time’ Multi-level Governance for the SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States The Goals and visions of the 2030 Agenda are agreed at global level, but a large part of their implementation takes place locally. To make things work, we need all levels: the bold decisions required to achieve the SDGs can only be carried through when those who are governed feel […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the latest assessment of SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), the world at large is not on track to reach the Goal by 2030. Indeed, it is unlikely that relying on enabling environments developed before the SDG era will lead to successful achievement of SDG 6. In the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2019: The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) deliberated on outcomes from the eight Special Policy Studies (SPS) conducted during the past year, and discussed draft recommendations informed by SPS findings at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Hangzhou, China. Delegates urged China […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Scientists Call for Protecting 30 Percent of Lands by 2030

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Protected Areas, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Tourism, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Scientists Call for Protecting 30 Percent of Lands by 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: Scientists have issued a renewed call for a ‘Global Deal for Nature’ (GDN) to “save the diversity and abundance of life on Earth” and to “fast-track the protection and restoration of all natural habitat by 2030.” They argue the GDN could provide a companion pact to the Paris […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, IMO, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IMO Accelerates Action to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is accelerating action and implementing measures to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To advance the objectives of the IMO’s initial strategy to reduce […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Online Course Covers Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Indonesia, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Online Course Covers Fundamentals of Sustainable Finance

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: A new interactive, practice-oriented e-learning course covers the basics of sustainable finance, provides examples of UN-supported initiatives to promote sustainable finance in such countries as Mongolia and Indonesia, and shares insights gained during activities in emerging economies and interactions with market participants worldwide. The course titled, ‘Introduction to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: European Business and Nature Summit

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, EU, Europe, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: European Business and Nature Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The European Business and Nature Summit, a two-day conference on business, biodiversity and natural capital, will bring together key representatives from businesses, governments and civil society in the EU to facilitate more decisive global action to halt the loss of biodiversity and restore healthy ecosystems. The Summit will contribute to: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: People’s Climate Action Summit (+Festival)

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: People’s Climate Action Summit (+Festival)

Source: Small Island Developing States One of expected components of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit in 2019 is a People’s Climate Action Summit (+Festival). The event was announced in the workplan for one of the nine tracks to be covered by the Summit, focusing on Youth Engagement and Public Mobilization. The People’s Climate Action […]

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