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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance Ministers Establish Coalition to Accelerate Climate Action

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Fiscal Updates, France, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, IMF, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNFCCC, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Finance Ministers Establish Coalition to Accelerate Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 April 2019: A Coalition of the Willing comprising finance ministers from more than 20 developed and developing countries has pledged to drive stronger collective action on climate change and its impacts. The Coalition will pursue a set of six ‘Helsinki Principles’ that promote national climate action, especially through fiscal […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, GCF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The sixth NAP Expo sought to promote the exchange of experiences and foster partnerships to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). The Expo convened under the theme, ‘Raising Adaptation Ambition by Advancing NAPs,’ during Korea Global Adaptation Week, which sought to identify innovative ways to raise ambition to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous & Community Forests, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN’s (FAO) Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) and the Government of Togo have launched a partnership to strengthen forest and farm producers in tackling poverty and coping with climate change. The FFF aims to contribute to achieving at least 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop on the “Blue COP” Explores Climate-Ocean Linkages

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CBD COP 15, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, FAO, fish, Fisheries, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Workshop on the “Blue COP” Explores Climate-Ocean Linkages

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 April 2019: Organized by the Because the Ocean Initiative, the Technical Workshop titled, ‘Before the Blue COP,’ focused on the state of knowledge concerning climate and ocean change, synergies and gaps in climate and ocean actions, and national perspectives on the ocean-climate nexus. The workshop was held in Madrid, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Global Network: Private Sector Engagement Critical to Climate Adaptation Efforts

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Global Network: Private Sector Engagement Critical to Climate Adaptation Efforts

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 April 2019: Private sector engagement is necessary to ensure the strengthening of climate resilience and the successful implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), according to a report published by the NAP Global Network. The report titled, ‘Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes,’ was launched during NAP […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAIs from Netherlands, MENA Countries Contribute to Guidance on SDG Preparedness

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Systemic Issues, Trade, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAIs from Netherlands, MENA Countries Contribute to Guidance on SDG Preparedness

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) prepared an updated guide to support governments as they prepare for SDG implementation that details the INTOSAI seven-step model for reviewing government SDG preparedness and provides questions to guide Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in implementing the model. The guide also […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Seeks to Improve Impact of Biodiversity-related Data on Decision Making

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Seeks to Improve Impact of Biodiversity-related Data on Decision Making

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: A recent report titled, ‘Better Data, Better Decisions: Increasing the Impact of Biodiversity Information,’ reveals ten key messages aiming to improve the flow of data from those who collect and manage it, to those who need to use it to inform decision-making processes. The report is the outcome […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Exploration, Exports, Gas, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hazardous Waste, Health, Imports, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: Increasing trade in environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) can promote economic development, job creation and innovation, while fostering economic and climate resilience, according to a report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report titled, ‘Trade in Environmentally Sound Technologies: Perspectives from Developing Countries,’ highlights the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Facilitators for SDG Summit Outcome Consult with Stakeholders

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Facilitators for SDG Summit Outcome Consult with Stakeholders

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The co-facilitators for the outcome of the 2019 SDG Summit held a consultation with civil society members, discussing preparations for the political declaration and noting that “what we do in September will set our work for the next ten years.” The SDG Summit is the first meeting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Urges Behavior Change for Nature Conservation

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Trade, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Urges Behavior Change for Nature Conservation

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: Expanding the traditional environmental toolkit of regulations, taxes, and awareness campaigns to include behavioral insights can enhance practitioners’ ability to achieve lasting change, according to a recent Rare report, which details behavioral approaches to addressing environmental challenges. Titled, ‘Behavior Change for Nature: A Behavioral Science Toolkit for Practitioners,’ […]

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