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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Debate UNGA’s Working Methods, Effectiveness

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, EU, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Debate UNGA’s Working Methods, Effectiveness

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 November 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held a meeting on the revitalization of its work, with remarks and interventions addressing the need to strengthen multilateralism, the UN’s upcoming 75th anniversary in 2020, and transparency in selecting the UN Secretary-General. UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés noted the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Toolkit Collates Resources for SDG Monitoring and Reporting

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Toolkit Collates Resources for SDG Monitoring and Reporting

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: A toolkit launched by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ (DESA) Statistics Division aims to support national governments in their efforts to monitor and report on progress towards the SDGs. As a “live document,” the toolkit will be continuously updated as new resources become available. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Takes Up Development Reform, Improving Partnerships

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Commerce, Crime, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Germany, 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, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Korea, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Takes Up Development Reform, Improving Partnerships

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The repositioned UN development system must be independent, predictable, impartial and guided by national ownership, said delegates at debates in the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Second Committee (Economic and Financial). They also emphasized that while global partnerships are instrumental in harnessing investment, transferring technology, generating employment and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Governance Group Focuses on Decent Work, Trade Tensions

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Immigration, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Governance Group Focuses on Decent Work, Trade Tensions

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: The Global Governance Group (3G) held its 11th ministerial meeting, bringing together UN leaders with members of the G20 “troika” – Argentina, Germany and Japan – in an annual dialogue to promote cooperation. UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés welcomed the G20’s focus on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Toolbox Launched to Boost Private Financing for SDGs

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Toolbox Launched to Boost Private Financing for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 October 2018: The president of the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA) launched a “tool box” of recommendations, best practices and initiatives for SDG financing. The compendium is a result of a UNGA high-level meeting on financing the SDGs, organized by then-President Miroslav Lajcak in June 2018. The event titled, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for LLDC Programme of Action Midterm Review

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Preparations Underway for LLDC Programme of Action Midterm Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) announced that the permanent representatives of Bhutan and Austria will facilitate the intergovernmental negotiations related to the comprehensive high-level midterm review on the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action (VPoA) for landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), which will take […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Follow-Up and Review, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, India, International Negotiations, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SIDS Regions Meet in Advance of Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: Small island developing States (SIDS) committed to strengthen their efforts to tackle the impacts of climate change and achieve the SDGs, during a preparatory meeting for the midterm review of the SAMOA Pathway. The SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway, the outcome of the Third International […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Security Council, UNGA Address Women in Peace, Security

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Security Council, UNGA Address Women in Peace, Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 November 2018: The UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly (UNGA) debated the role of women in peace and security, nearly two decades after the Security Council’s adoption of the landmark resolution on the topic (resolution 1325 (2000)). Governments addressed the “systemic failure” to integrate women into processes […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canada, Ghana to Lead Consultations on FfD High-level Dialogue

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Nuclear Weapons, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Intergovernmental Body, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canada, Ghana to Lead Consultations on FfD High-level Dialogue

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 October 2018: The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) appointed the permanent representatives of Canada and Ghana as co-facilitators for the High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development (FfD). Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, Permanent Representative of Ghana, and Marc-Andre Blanchard, Permanent Representative of Canada, will consult with Member States […]

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