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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 June 2018: Pope Francis has called on oil executives and energy leaders to switch to clean energy to fend off “disastrous” climate change. Addressing a conference on energy transition, he said that the continued search for new fossil fuel reserves is even more worrying than the increased levels of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, fish, Fisheries, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, IMO, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Japan, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Five G7 Countries and EU Pledge to Tackle Pollution in Ocean Plastics Charter

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) agreed on the ‘Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Communities’ at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Canada. In addition, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the European Union (EU) agreed to tackle ocean […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Six Countries and EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutrality at G7 Summit

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, G7, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Six Countries and EU Reaffirm Strong Commitment to Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutrality at G7 Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 June 2018: The leaders of the Group of 7 (G7) issued a communiqué on the 2018 G7 themes: investing in growth that works for everyone; preparing for jobs of the future; advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment; working together on climate change, oceans and clean energy; and building a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance, Development Cooperation, Data and Innovative Technology

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, FinTech, Gender, Germany, Global Economy, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, IMF, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Finance, Development Cooperation, Data and Innovative Technology

Source: Small Island Developing States As a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on breaking the bottlenecks to SDG investment convenes in New York, this brief explores a wide range of sources for SDG financing, as well as some challenges associated with their advancement. Data and technology continue to feature strongly in such conversations, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Northern America, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) was inaugurated at its headquarters in Gebze, Turkey. According to the UN, the Bank’s establishment marks the first SDG target to have been reached, among the 169 SDG targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Technology […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international climate goals. During the month of May, several institutions acknowledged this fact and took action, including forming financial partnerships, increasing budget allocations to implement climate change policy, and […]

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