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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Adaptation Committee Workshop: Fostering Engagement of the Agri-Food Sector in Resilience to Climate Change

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, events, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Adaptation Committee Workshop: Fostering Engagement of the Agri-Food Sector in Resilience to Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States Given the links between food security, trade and the need to adapt to climate change in the agri-food sector, the event will focus on how stakeholders can work towards fostering the capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to adapt to climate change. It aims at bringing together practitioners, experts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wind, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48) has approved a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and its Technical Summary, and adopted a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), following its line-by-line discussion. According to the Panel, limiting the global average temperature rise […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WIPO Illustrates How Innovation, Intellectual Property Can Support SDGs

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, fish, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WIPO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WIPO Illustrates How Innovation, Intellectual Property Can Support SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has highlighted how diffusion of innovative technologies can play a critical role in achieving many of the SDGs. The publication describes the relationship between intellectual property, innovation and the SDGs, and showcases examples of WIPO’s contributions to the SDGs. SDG 9 (industry, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Goalkeepers Event Explores Keys to Movement Building

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Grassroots efforts to end child marriage, the power of young people and keys to movement building were major topics of discussion during a day-long event hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers initiative. Goalkeepers 2018 took place as part of the annual Global Goals Week […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intelligence, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) presented the SDG Impact initiative on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA). SDG Impact aims to empower investors and businesses to contribute to the SDGs, including by providing country-level data and SDG investment roadmaps. The initiative invites investors and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: On the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level debate, high-level representatives of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia discussed the impact of the technological revolution on society, including on the workforce, education, and low-income countries’ industrialization. They called for regulation of new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Releases Strategy for Financing 2030 Agenda

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, FinTech, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Releases Strategy for Financing 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The UN Secretary-General has released a four-year strategy for financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Strategy underscores the UN’s critical role in supporting and accelerating the mobilization of finance and focuses on three objectives to accelerate progress from global to local levels, linked to areas […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, IFAD, International Financial Institution, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Major #SDG2 Data Initiative Launched

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The largest-ever financial commitment on agricultural data for development was announced at a high-level side event on SDG 2 on zero hunger. Officials from governments, international organizations, and philanthropic organizations discussed aligning country visions and donor commitments to deliver SDG 2 and grow enough food to feed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Step Up Declaration Launched to Harness Technology, Reduce Emissions

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, NATO, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Technology / Transfer, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Step Up Declaration Launched to Harness Technology, Reduce Emissions

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 September 2018: A coalition of 21 companies representing US$750 billion in market capitalization announced the launch of the Step Up Declaration during the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). The Declaration, which cuts across industries, is dedicated to “harnessing the power of emerging technologies” to reduce carbon emissions. Companies behind […]

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