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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest Europe Publication Advocates for Integrating Health Benefits into SFM

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Germany, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest Europe Publication Advocates for Integrating Health Benefits into SFM

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Forest Europe Expert Group on Human Health and Well-being published a book that summarizes current knowledge on the health benefits of forests and integration of social aspects of forests into sustainable forest management (SFM). The publication presents evidence on the health benefits of forests, and shares concepts […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCLOS  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Negotiations on Governance of Marine Genetic Resources in the High Seas Move Forward

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: Delegates at the second session of the Intergovernmental Conference to negotiate a new treaty for the high seas addressed options related to: marine genetic resources; area-based management tools including marine protected areas (MPAs); environmental impact assessments (EIAs); and capacity building and marine technology transfer. The Earth Negotiations […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Convention Launches Action Agenda Online Platform

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Convention Launches Action Agenda Online Platform

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has launched an online platform that aims to raise awareness and inspire nature-based solutions to create a “groundswell” of multi-stakeholder actions in the lead-up to the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) in 2020 in China. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, English, events, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Impact Assessment, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the tenth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Cartagena Protocol COP/MOP 10) and the fourth Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (Nagoya […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Addresses Plastics in Oceans

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Conservation, CTF, Currency Exchange Rates, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Trade, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Addresses Plastics in Oceans

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 April 2019: The World Bank launched a sustainable development bond to raise awareness on plastic waste pollution in the world’s oceans. All World Bank bonds contribute to the financing of programmes that support the SDGs and aim to raise awareness of the role of the private sector in financing […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Guide Presents Governance Framework for MPAs

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Guide Presents Governance Framework for MPAs

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 April 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a guidance document that highlights the role of marine protected areas (MPAs) in maintaining or restoring the health of ocean and coastal ecosystems, in line with SDG 14 (life below water). The guide provides evidence-based advice on how governance of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Launch Blue Prosperity Coalition

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Caribbean, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Launch Blue Prosperity Coalition

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: A global network of ocean experts launched the Blue Prosperity Coalition, which aims to protect 30 percent of the marine environment and promote a blue prosperity plan. The Coalition will provide financing, expertise and tools to support governments in sustainable ocean management. The Blue Prosperity is organized […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Blue Oceans Conference

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, events, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Blue Oceans Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The Government of Liberia, Embassy of Sweden in Monrovia and Conservation International will convene the Blue Oceans Conference to address some of the most critical challenges affecting the marine and coastal environments, including the potential role integrated ocean management across Africa could have in strengthening the sustainable use of marine […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Irrigation, Japan, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Considers Interlinkages Between Water and Climate

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: A high-level event on interlinkages between water and climate action convened on the eve of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)-mandated meeting titled, ‘High-level Meeting: Climate Protection for All.’ The event discussed the interlinkages between SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 13 (climate action), with speakers […]

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