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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, India, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN/ISDR, United Nations, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

Source: Small Island Developing States The ‘Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States: Equipping Public Institutions, Strengthening Resilience and Building Effective Partnerships for Implementing the 2030 Agenda from an Island States Perspective’ will take place at the Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To address the special […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC)

By   /  August 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, events, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC)

Source: Small Island Developing States The United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) will address the theme, ‘The Geospatial Way to a Better World’. This event will bring together stakeholders at the highest level to address and ensure that geospatial information has its widest and fullest utility in service of social, economic and environmental development. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Economy, English, Fiscal Updates, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice

Source: Small Island Developing States The full realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and other internationally agreed development objectives strongly depends on a common understanding of the basic principles of effective governance for sustainable development. On 2 July 2018, the UN Economic and Social Committee endorsed a set of 11 principles prepared by the UN […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNU, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: During a briefing on the outcomes of the High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, representatives from UN Member States, international organizations and civil society organizations learned that plans are underway for subsequent meetings – the “Dushanbe process” – to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Displacement, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 July 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) convened a series of eight ‘Voluntary National Review (VNR) Labs’ during the ministerial segment of the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) released publications related […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: Many of the world’s biggest companies are increasingly engaged with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to participants attending the third annual SDG Business Forum on the sidelines of the 2018 meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The event brought together more […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DESA Calls for Good Practices, Success Stories on SDG Implementation

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, English, 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, HLPF 2019, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DESA Calls for Good Practices, Success Stories on SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States July 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is inviting submissions of best practices, success stories and lessons learned on SDG implementation so far. DESA aims to collate stories from various sectors and stakeholder groups in an “evidence-based stocktaking” in preparation for the 2019 session of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Committee: 2017 VNRs Paid Limited Attention to Cross-Cutting Issues

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2017, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Committee: 2017 VNRs Paid Limited Attention to Cross-Cutting Issues

Source: Small Island Developing States July 2018: The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) released a paper on how countries’ Voluntary National Reviews in 2017 addressed three cross-cutting issues of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: leaving no one behind (LNOB); addressing trade-offs through policy integration; and pursuing global partnership as a means of implementation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Supreme Audit Institutions Discuss Contributions to Accountability under 2030 Agenda

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Caribbean, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Supreme Audit Institutions Discuss Contributions to Accountability under 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 July 2018: The UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA) and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) jointly organized a meeting on the contributions of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) to the SDGs. Participants reflected on their experiences and lessons learned from auditing governments’ preparedness for SDG implementation. Discussions also […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: First Local and Regional Governments Forum Discusses Conditions for Localizing SDGs

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Northern America, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: First Local and Regional Governments Forum Discusses Conditions for Localizing SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 July 2018: During the first Local and Regional Governments’ Forum, participants called for engaging local and regional governments in international and national discussions on the SDGs, noting that they are at the “forefront” of SDG challenges, and are faced with global problems that cannot be managed without local solutions. […]

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