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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Investing in Healthy Coral Reefs Could Generate Billions

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Indonesia, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Investing in Healthy Coral Reefs Could Generate Billions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 November 2018: The Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU), with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment), the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and Trucost, released a report that finds a shift to improved coral reef health could unlock an additional US$35 billion in Mesoamerica and an […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Showcases Replicable Building Blocks for Community Marine Conservation

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IUCN Report Showcases Replicable Building Blocks for Community Marine Conservation

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ‘Blue Solutions’ project has published a PANORAMA report on community-led successes in marine conservation. The report features 20 case studies on community marine conservation, each of which describe key impacts and present replicable building blocks. The publication titled, ‘Solutions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Adopts Negotiating Position for 2018 Biodiversity Conference

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biosafety, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Invasive Alien Species, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU Adopts Negotiating Position for 2018 Biodiversity Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 October 2018: Environment ministers of the EU member States adopted conclusions setting out the EU negotiating position for the UN Biodiversity Conference. The Council of Environment Ministers calls for increased efforts to fully achieve the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and for the adoption of an ambitious follow-up to the Strategic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, Tourism and Dive Organizations Partner to Support SDG 14 in Fiji

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, Tourism and Dive Organizations Partner to Support SDG 14 in Fiji

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO), in partnership with Beqa Adventure Divers (BAD), launched an initiative to mobilize tourism resources to implement SDG 14 (life below water). The ‘My Fiji Shark Initiative’ aims to promote the use of traditional knowledge, science […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Recommit to Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade as Serious, Organized Crime

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CITES, Conservation, Crime, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Recommit to Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade as Serious, Organized Crime

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 October 2018: The 2018 London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade agreed on a renewed global commitment to tackle wildlife crime, recognizing the importance of increased political support at the highest levels to combat illegal trade in wildlife. The declaration adopted at the conference: describes the impact of illegal trade […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ITPGRFA Working Group Continues Work on Revising Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CGIAR, Conservation, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, Europe, FAO, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, ITPGR, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ITPGRFA Working Group Continues Work on Revising Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 October 2018: A Working Group, convened in the framework of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA), continued text-based negotiations aiming to increase user-based payments and contributions to the Treaty’s Benefit-sharing Fund. Its overall objective is to enhance the functioning of the Treaty’s Multilateral […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: CITES CoP18

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, CITES, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, ENB, English, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: CITES CoP18

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, China, CITES, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, ENB, English, Environment, Exports, Forests & REDD, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Illegal logging, International Negotiations, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SC70 Recommends Suspensions in Rosewood, African Grey Parrots and Pangolin Trade

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 70th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC70) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) reinforced the commitment of Parties to address issues related to the implementation of the Convention and major threats posed by illegal trade to an […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Transport, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 October 2018: The World Bank approved financing for three projects on improving coastal and marine management, forest management and rural roads in Bangladesh. The projects are expected to further help reduce poverty, create livelihoods opportunities and improve resilience to climate change. The Bangladesh Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Project […]

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