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MIL-OSI Australia: Independent investigation into Haymarket electric shock incident released

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Environment, Fisheries, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New South Wales - News, New South Wales Transport, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Independent investigation into Haymarket electric shock incident released

Source: New South Wales Transport An independent investigation report into the electric shock incident at the intersection of Ultimo Road and George Street, Haymarket, was released today by the Secretary of Transport for NSW, Rodd Staples. The incident, in which a teenage female experienced an electric shock while walking along George Street, happened on 10 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BRICS Declaration Calls for Full Implementation of Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, BRICS, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: BRICS Declaration Calls for Full Implementation of Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 July 2018: Following the tenth BRICS Summit themed, ‘BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution,’ leaders of Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) issued a statement titled, ‘Johannesburg Declaration,’ underlining their countries’ commitment to implementing the 2030 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Energy, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, 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 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Earth Overshoot Day: World Consumes Annual Resources Budget in Seven Months

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The world overshot its annual resources budget for 2018 in just seven months, according to the Global Footprint Network, which means that people are consuming nature’s resources 1.7 times faster than the planet’s ecosystems can regenerate them. Earth Overshoot Day, which takes place when the annual demand […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation Fund approved a pilot South-South cooperation readiness support package to foster cooperation on adaptation project development, accreditation and access to climate finance. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) finalized its […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adelphi Examines SDGs from a Foreign Policy Perspective

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Investment, land, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adelphi Examines SDGs from a Foreign Policy Perspective

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: A paper released by adelphi in the margins of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) maps out how the SDGs are relevant for foreign policy, focusing on the six Goals under review at the 2018 session of the Forum (SDGs 6, 7, 11, 12, […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Combining Efforts to Stop Drownings Launched at Sydney International Boat Show

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Education, English, Health, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New South Wales - News, New South Wales Transport, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Technology, Trade, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Combining Efforts to Stop Drownings Launched at Sydney International Boat Show

Source: New South Wales Transport The Sydney International Boat Show is making water safety a talking point with new partnerships to tackle drownings between Transport for NSW, The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Boating Industry Association. “The use of lifejackets in NSW has achieved record levels over the past 10 years and that has […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Fuel exhaustion and collision with terrain involving McDonnell Douglas Corporation 369, VH-PLY, 36 km NW Hawker, South Australia, on 17 July 2016

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australia Government Statements, Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Aviation, English, Environment, Exploration, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Republic of Korea, South Australia, Transport, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Fuel exhaustion and collision with terrain involving McDonnell Douglas Corporation 369, VH-PLY, 36 km NW Hawker, South Australia, on 17 July 2016

Source: Australian Transport Safety Bureau On 17 July 2016, at about 1039 Central Standard Time,[1] a McDonnell Douglas Corporation 369D helicopter, registered VH-PLY, collided with terrain after experiencing fuel exhaustion while performing powerline inspections 36 km north-west of Hawker, South Australia (Figure 1). There were three crew on board the helicopter. One pilot in the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage 2018

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Foreign Affairs, Health, Human Rights, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Trade, Transport, Travel, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage 2018

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage 2018 Over 2 million Muslim pilgrims are expected to visit Mecca to perform the Hajj from 19 to 24 August 2018. As there is an ongoing threat of terrorism in Saudi Arabia, New Zealanders considering making the pilgrimage are […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Contractor appointed to build new bridge over the Ōpaoa River, Blenheim

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Christchurch, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Open Source Intel, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Contractor appointed to build new bridge over the Ōpaoa River, Blenheim

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Contractor appointed to build new bridge over the Ōpaoa River, Blenheim Transport Agency South Island Director of Regional Relationships Jim Harland says the appointment marks a major milestone in the development of the bridge on State Highway 1, a critical transport link between Picton and Christchurch, […]

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