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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Discuss Dates for 2019 HLPF under UNGA Auspices

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Eastern Asia, English, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Nuclear Weapons, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Discuss Dates for 2019 HLPF under UNGA Auspices

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: UN Member States exchanged views with regard to the dates for the 2019 session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) taking place under the auspices of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). The UNGA-auspiced session in 2019 will be the first such HLPF session since […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Governments Agree on Updating the Elements of the Least Developed Countries Work Programme

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Follow-Up and Review, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Governments Agree on Updating the Elements of the Least Developed Countries Work Programme

Source: Small Island Developing States Governments at the last UN climate change conference, held from 30 April to 10 May, in Bonn, Germany, agreed to update the elements of the least developed countries (LDCs) work programme to reflect new and continuing needs of the LDCs. This is a historic milestone since the establishment of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR 2018 Main Messages Available for 45 Countries

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crime, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Forests & REDD, GCF, Gender, 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, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Justice, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR 2018 Main Messages Available for 45 Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 June 2018: Of the 47 countries presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in July, 45 have made their report’s main messages available. Some of these countries presented their VNRs at previous HLPF sessions (Benin, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Switzerland, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Employment, English, Environment, 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, Human Settlements & Population, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 June 2018: The fourth edition of the report titled, ‘Our City: A Peg Report on Sustainability’ evaluates progress in Winnipeg, Canada towards “the three pillars of sustainability that are at the foundation of our quality of life” – environmental, economic and social well-being. The report, based on data from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Observances and Initiatives Focus on Plastics, Illegal Fishing

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Environment, FAO, fish, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, International Financial Institution, Islands, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United Kingdom, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Observances and Initiatives Focus on Plastics, Illegal Fishing

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: This year’s World Oceans Day, observed annually on 8 June, featured the release of publications and the launch of campaigns to tackle plastic pollution. The Day convened under the theme, ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ Also this month, on 5 June, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Open Letter to HLPF Calls for Urgent Water Action

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, NATO, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Open Letter to HLPF Calls for Urgent Water Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: International water and development agencies have issued an open letter to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), calling on the UN system and governments to build resilience through urgent action on water. The letter, presented at an event organized by Finnish and Lebanese permanent representation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sitra Report Highlights Circular Economy as Critical to Achieving Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Sitra Report Highlights Circular Economy as Critical to Achieving Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: According to a study published by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, the European Climate Foundation and partners, an improved circular economy can help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report titled, ‘The Circular Economy: A Powerful Force for Climate Mitigation,’ explores circular […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Functional Commissions Submit HLPF Input

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Ecosystem Approach, Education, Energy, English, Environment, fish, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Functional Commissions Submit HLPF Input

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 May 2018: Despite some progress made, the world remains on a trajectory of increasing inequity and inequality, both in terms of economic resources and vulnerability to environmental degradation, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions reported with regard to the SDGs. The commissions provided a synthesis of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICAT Launches Updated Climate Transparency and Reporting Guidance

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICAT Launches Updated Climate Transparency and Reporting Guidance

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2018: The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) has published updated guidance to help countries assess the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction, sustainable development, and transformational change impacts of their policies and actions. The guidance, updated in May 2018, enables countries to determine which guidance and tools best suit […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Europe, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Justice, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The annual Climate Alliance International Conference will bring together Climate Alliance members and other interested parties, including over 200 representatives of local-level administrative and technical staff, as well as mayors and high-level local decision makers from across Europe, to discuss hot topics in the field of climate action and climate […]

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