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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Emissions Gap Report Warns of “Dwindling” Potential to Bridge 1.5°C Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 November 2018: Global emissions are rising, and while countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) fall short of meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, increasing private sector momentum and untapped potential from innovation and green financing provide ways to bridge the emissions gap, according to the ‘Emissions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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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: BASIC Ministers Call for Just Transition, New Finance Goal Ahead of Katowice Climate Change Conference

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, India, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BASIC Ministers Call for Just Transition, New Finance Goal Ahead of Katowice Climate Change Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 November 2018: Ministers of Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) have issued a joint statement ahead of the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December 2018, emphasizing that global climate action “should promote climate justice and a just transition” by recognizing the equality of all people in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business and Biodiversity Forum Calls for Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Business Operations

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Invasive Alien Species, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business and Biodiversity Forum Calls for Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Business Operations

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 November 2018: The second Business and Biodiversity Forum, which convened on the sidelines of the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), called for creating an enabling environment for mainstreaming biodiversity and sustainability considerations into business operations and models. […]

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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: ‘Accelerating Change’ Event Focuses on HLPF Summit, Climate Links

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ‘Accelerating Change’ Event Focuses on HLPF Summit, Climate Links

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 November 2018: A high-level event on ‘Accelerating Change/Wandel beschleunigen’ for sustainable development worldwide and in Germany considered the summits on the SDGs and climate change that will take place back-to-back in September 2019. Speakers and participants also stressed the need to ensure that the SDGs bring real transformation, rather […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Exploration, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, Korea, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released its annual report on the state of the world’s forests (SOFO), which examines ways to strengthen the contributions of forests and trees to sustainable development in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2018 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Establishes 17 Academic Impact Hubs for SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, 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, Health, India, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Establishes 17 Academic Impact Hubs for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 October 2018: The UN has identified 17 universities around the world that will serve as ‘Academic Impact’ Hubs for each of the 17 SDGs. Each university will be charged with promoting scholarship and best practices for its respective Goal. The partnerships are managed through the UN Department of Public […]

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