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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Guides Practitioners in Selecting Tools for Ecosystem Services Assessment

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intelligence, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Guides Practitioners in Selecting Tools for Ecosystem Services Assessment

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 August 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) has released a report that provides guidance for practitioners on tools to measure, model and value ecosystem services (ES) provision. The report focuses on assessing ES in sites with high biodiversity and nature […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Toolbox Highlights Interlinkages between Human Rights, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Justice, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Toolbox Highlights Interlinkages between Human Rights, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 June 2018: Franciscans International has published a toolbox to review, compare and contrast review mechanisms related to human rights, the SDGs and climate change. Titled, ‘Human Rights, Sustainable Development and Climate Policies: Connecting the Dots,’ the publication focuses on international mechanisms that can help protect human rights at the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 2030WaterSecure Programme Scales Up Capacity-building Efforts in Africa

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Environment, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Integrated Water Resources Management, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 2030WaterSecure Programme Scales Up Capacity-building Efforts in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 June 2018: The UN University’s Institute for Water Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) and the water programme of Future Earth organized a one-day workshop to identify capacity needs among water professionals in African countries and to plan for the future. The workshop brought together participants from Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s Investment in Africa

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, BRICS, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Commerce, Culture, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exports, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Hong Kong, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Near East, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s Investment in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States With tensions high in the global community around trade policies and international relations, this week’s brief reviews some of the differences in countries’ approaches to investment abroad. Following recent headlines, it examines China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), in tandem with cooperation in Africa, highlighting the implications for sustainable development […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

Source: Small Island Developing States The 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform will convene under the theme, ‘50 years of Environmental Governance and Sustainability in Africa’. The meeting will seek to, inter alia: enhance coordination of environmental management among stakeholders at all levels; mobilize sufficient resources for the implementation of Africa’s priority environmental programmes and projects; […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, biodiversity, Climate Change, English, Environment, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States The Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), organized by UN Environment and the African Union (AU), jointly with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency, will consider key issues to be discussed at the fourth session of the UN Environment […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Arctic Resilience Forum

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Europe, events, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Arctic Resilience Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The first Arctic Resilience Forum aims to form a better understanding of the opportunities for cooperation connected to the resilience of the Arctic, and to showcase and learn from concrete best practices in the region. The two-day event will focus on climate resilience. The Arctic Resilience Forum is organized by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Towards a Global Pact for the Environment

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, events, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Towards a Global Pact for the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States An ad hoc open‑ended working group to consider a technical and evidence-based report that identifies and assesses possible gaps in international environmental law and environment-related instruments with a view to strengthening their implementation, established by UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution 72/272 of 10 May 2018, will convene for the organizational […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UArctic Congress 2018

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Environment, Europe, events, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Intergovernmental Process, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UArctic Congress 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States The UArctic Congress 2018, hosted by the University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki as part of Finland’s Arctic Council Chairmanship programme, comprises key UArctic meetings and a science conference. The event will highlight the themes and priorities of the Finnish chairmanship, including the SDGs, supporting gender equality and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guide Facilitates Businesses’ Integration of SDGs into Corporate Reporting

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guide Facilitates Businesses’ Integration of SDGs into Corporate Reporting

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and UN Global Compact launched a publication that offers guidance to companies seeking to integrate the SDGs within their corporate sustainability reporting. The paper describes a process through which companies can prioritize SDG actions and impacts without “cherry-picking” Goals that they already […]

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