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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, IFAD, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Number of Climate Adaptation Projects Increases, So Must Their Quality

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 March 2019: According to the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), launched at the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), climate adaptation programmes have not effectively dealt with multiple slow and rapid onset hazards, such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones and sea level rise. Instead of addressing the underlying […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Data Tool Identifies Links Among Human Rights Framework, 2030 Agenda

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Data Tool Identifies Links Among Human Rights Framework, 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States January 2019: The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) has released an updated version of its SDG-Human Rights Data Explorer, which allows users to explore the links between human rights and the SDGs. The database aims to promote a more coherent, systematic framework for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: At the close of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), ministers adopted 26 resolutions and decisions, as well as a Ministerial Declaration that commits to significantly reduce single-use plastic products by 2030, and to support a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) global environmental data strategy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UNEA, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Calls for Developing Renewable Energy, Protecting Biodiversity in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 March 2019: The first regional edition of the One Planet Summit highlighted Africa’s role as a global partner with respect to innovative solutions for adaptation and resilience, and focused on renewable energy access and the protection of African ecosystems to foster and support sustainable growth while improving the resilience […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Forwards Outcome Document to BAPA+40

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Intergovernmental Body  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Forwards Outcome Document to BAPA+40

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 March 2019: UN Member States agreed on the outcome document of the second High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, which marks the 40th anniversary of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Promoting and Implementing Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries (BAPA+40). The co-facilitators of the informal negotiations placed a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Hosts National Dialogue on Phase-down of HFCs

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: India Hosts National Dialogue on Phase-down of HFCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), in partnership with the Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA), hosted a national dialogue on phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in India that focused on incentives and regulations to help India realize its international commitments on the phase-down of HFCs. HFCs are […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds ‘Generation Less’ is Ready to Drive Sustainability as Consumers, Job-seekers

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds ‘Generation Less’ is Ready to Drive Sustainability as Consumers, Job-seekers

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: A report on “Generation Less” highlights a growing interest in sustainable supply chains and increasing demands for transparency, and identifies climate change as one of the most disruptive conditions for business, along with retaining talent and consumers. The report from Positive Luxury, which awards the Butterfly Seal to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20’s Osaka Summit to Grapple with Technology Governance

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, G20, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Immigration, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20’s Osaka Summit to Grapple with Technology Governance

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 March 2019: The 2019 Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, Japan will focus on harnessing the power of technological innovation as an overarching theme and cross-cutting debate topic. Japan’s representative for the G20 (“Sherpa”), Koji Tomita, briefed the UN General Assembly on preparations for the Summit, stressing that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, hydropower, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNEA, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts and Officials Discuss Ways to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 March 2019: Government officials, experts and other stakeholders discussed the ‘Race to Zero Carbon,’ including ways and tools to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Participants emphazised the need to take action, noting that it is more expensive “to do nothing” than to “do something” to address climate change and […]

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