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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, CTF, DJF, E-waste, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Project, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 January 2019: The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Secretariat launched a project on global best practices on emerging chemical policy issues of concern. The project – which is the first such Global Environment Facility (GEF) full-size project – will be implemented in over 70 countries over a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 January 2019: In the context of the first substantive session of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Working Group Towards a Global Pact for the Environment, experts have released a draft report on legal foundations for a Global Pact for the Environment. Through 26 chapters, the report discusses various principles […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Plastic Boat Setting Sail to Raise Awareness on Plastic Pollution

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Plastic Boat Setting Sail to Raise Awareness on Plastic Pollution

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 January 2019: The ‘Flipflopi’ Project has produced the world’s first traditional dhow boat built entirely of ten tonnes of plastic trash collected from Kenya’s beaches and towns. The boat aims to raise awareness on marine plastic pollution and highlight the impact of plastic on marine ecosystems. The Flipflopi Project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DOCO Head Appointed in Context of UN Development Reform

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: DOCO Head Appointed in Context of UN Development Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 December 2018: UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Robert Piper of Australia to lead the “transformed” UN Development Coordination Office (DOCO). DOCO, which previously functioned under the leadership of the UN Development Group (UNDG) Chair and guidance of the UNDG, transitioned to the UN Secretariat in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, India, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) is showcasing the role of women as environmental stewards in a series of 13 case studies of “action from the ground up” on biodiversity conservation, chemicals and waste management, climate change, international waters and land degradation. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventy-second World Health Assembly

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventy-second World Health Assembly

Source: Small Island Developing States The seventy-second World Health Assembly will take place from 20-28 May 2019. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 51st Session of the IPCC

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, events, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Negotiations, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 51st Session of the IPCC

Source: Small Island Developing States The 51st session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 49) will convene from 20-23 September 2019. The IPCC is currently in its sixth assessment cycle. During this cycle, the Panel will produce the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), a Methodology Report to refine the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National […]

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