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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, India, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) is showcasing the role of women as environmental stewards in a series of 13 case studies of “action from the ground up” on biodiversity conservation, chemicals and waste management, climate change, international waters and land degradation. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Webinar: Smart Technology Uses in Sustainable Development

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intelligence, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Webinar: Smart Technology Uses in Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) will host a webinar for the Canadian Sustainability Indicators Network (CSIN) to explore the topic of smart technology uses in sustainable development. The webinar is open to all participants. The next stage of the digital revolution is diffusing across society, bringing together new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: 2019: The Year to End Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States A truth that is fundamental to humanity’s existence is that the Ocean sustains life on planet Earth. Think only of the way the Ocean provides us with over 50 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and the motivation to secure the Ocean’s health is incontrovertible. With that health now under […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Invites Geneva Missions to Champion Water Data

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, Exports, Germany, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Invites Geneva Missions to Champion Water Data

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 November 2018: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) sought to engage the support of Geneva-based diplomats for its hydrological monitoring and data collection activities at a half-day event at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting, which brought together representatives of the permanent missions and international organizations under the name, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference Establishes Processes to Consider Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Emerging Technologies

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Finance, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Biodiversity Conference Establishes Processes to Consider Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Emerging Technologies

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 December 2018: Held under the theme, ‘Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet,’ the UN Biodiversity Conference resulted in the adoption of numerous decisions on strategic, administrative, financial, and ecosystem-related issues of relevance to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, and […]

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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: 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: 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: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 October 2018: The World Water Council (WWC) launched the Spanish and French language versions of its guide for local authorities on planning water-sensitive cities, to mark World Cities Day on 31 October. The guide titled, ‘Start with Water: Putting Water on Local Action Agendas to Support Global Change,’ provides […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Egypt, China, CBD Launch Action Agenda for Nature and People

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Egypt, China, CBD Launch Action Agenda for Nature and People

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 November 2018: The Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Egypt and China launched an action agenda for nature and people to catalyze actions in support of biodiversity conservation and its sustainable use. The agenda aims to support achievement of the CBD’s Vision of Living in Harmony […]

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