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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SAICM, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Central Asia regional workshop on generating support for phasing out lead focused on policy support and awareness raising on the Lead in Paint Component of a Global Environment Facility (GEF)-supported project on ‘Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), 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, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The independent group of scientists for producing the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) released a draft version of the report to UN Member States on 17 May 2019. The group’s co-chair, Peter Messerli, then provided a briefing on its process and selected messages on 20 May. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, Human Settlements & Population, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN/ISDR, UNFCCC COP 25, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Platform Calls for Action on DRR to be Integrated in SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2019: The sixth session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) took stock of countries’ progress towards achieving the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 2015-2030, and affirmed the role of DRR in scaling up action on climate adaptation and resilience. GP2019 urged governments to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO Launches Tool for Analyzing Changes in Water Resources

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 May 2019: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, launched the Dynamic Water Resources Assessment Tool (DWAT) to help water managers understand changes in land use and water availability at the basin level. The tool was launched at a symposium in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Considers Progress in Technology Facilitation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gaming, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Internet Communications Technology, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, 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, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNESCO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Considers Progress in Technology Facilitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: During the fourth annual meeting of the Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) for the SDGs, also referred to as the STI Forum 2019, participants called for greater science-business connections to drive implementation, more resources and funding, operationalization of an online inventory of STI, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fiji Launches Guidance for Parliamentary Oversight of SDGs

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fiji Launches Guidance for Parliamentary Oversight of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: The Parliament of Fiji and partners launched a Guidance Note on integrating the SDGs across the work of all Fijian Parliament committees. The document features concrete, tangible actions that committees can take to improve oversight of the SDGs. In 2017, the Fiji Parliament became the “first Parliament […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Assessment Report Explores Role of Risk Reduction in Achieving SDGs

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Assessment Report Explores Role of Risk Reduction in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: Highlighting the risks from air pollution, biological hazards, earthquakes, drought and climate change, the 2019 Global Assessment Report (GAR) on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) warns that unsustainable patterns of economic activity hide systemic risks across sectors. The GAR, published by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Publications Support Inclusive, Resilient Disaster Recovery

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Publications Support Inclusive, Resilient Disaster Recovery

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners have launched reports and guidelines on disasters. The publications highlight the increasing impacts of disasters, and aim to support resilient, human-centered disaster recovery. The report titled, ‘Disaster Recovery: Challenges and Lessons,’ presents the increasing impact of disasters on people, communities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Deputy Secretary-General Reports on Resident Coordinator System Reform

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, OAS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Deputy Secretary-General Reports on Resident Coordinator System Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 April 2019: The UN Deputy-Secretary General, as Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG), issued an update on the reform of the UN Resident Coordinator (RC) system. The report will be presented to UN Member States during the 2019 Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the UN […]

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