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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Negotiations, KB, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Commits to Global Environmental Data Strategy, Reducing Single-use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 March 2019: At the close of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), ministers adopted 26 resolutions and decisions, as well as a Ministerial Declaration that commits to significantly reduce single-use plastic products by 2030, and to support a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) global environmental data strategy […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Water for All Means Leaving No One Behind

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, Education, English, Exploration, Gas, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNHCR, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Water for All Means Leaving No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States ‘Leaving no one behind,’ the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, gives all of us a crystal clear message: everyone must participate in, and benefit from, the progress of development. In the realm of water, this means achieving SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), which has as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Issue Call to Action for Women’s Participation and Leadership

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Defense, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, Nepal, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Publication, SDGs (All), Security, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, United States Security, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Issue Call to Action for Women’s Participation and Leadership

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 March 2019: Six female heads of state and government and several other women political leaders issued a Call to Action on eight areas of gender equality, and for enhancing women’s participation in power and leadership. The Call to Action was released following the UN General Assembly’s high-level event on […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders, Senior Officials Discuss Ways to Advance Women’s Leadership

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Defence, DJF, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Intelligence, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, Near East, Nepal, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, SDGs (All), Security, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Leaders, Senior Officials Discuss Ways to Advance Women’s Leadership

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: Head of States, senior government leaders and officials from the UN system, the private sector and civil society discussed advancing women’s leadership during a high-level event hosted by UN General Assembly (UNGA) President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés. Espinosa remarked that if women and girls, who comprise about […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: At UNEA-4, States Endorse Resolution on Sustainable Infrastructure

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, Health, Human Rights, Industrial Development, International Negotiations, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: At UNEA-4, States Endorse Resolution on Sustainable Infrastructure

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: At the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) in Nairobi, Kenya, Member States agreed on a resolution on sustainable infrastructure that had been presented by Mongolia. The resolution urges the international community to adopt concerted efforts in order to prevent detrimental lock-in effects for the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM OEWG3 Submission Highlights Pathways for Global Governance of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Hazardous Waste, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM OEWG3 Submission Highlights Pathways for Global Governance of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: Opportunities for, and a broader structure of, international chemicals and waste governance are the focus of a submission made to the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG3) of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) on the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Guidelines Aim to Advance SDG Indicator 14.1.1 on Plastic Litter in Ocean

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Guidelines Aim to Advance SDG Indicator 14.1.1 on Plastic Litter in Ocean

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a report that provides practical guidelines and recommendations for reporting on the distribution and abundance of plastic litter and microplastics in marine environments. The report is one of several publications on the conservation and sustainable use of marine environments released by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Recommends Policy and Management Actions to Address Plastics on Coral Reefs

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Recommends Policy and Management Actions to Address Plastics on Coral Reefs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a report that provides recommendations for policymakers on how to address and reduce the impact of plastics on shallow water coral reefs. The report is one of several publications on the conservation and sustainable use of marine environments released by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Showcases Women’s Role in Management of Coastal and Marine Environments

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEA, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report Showcases Women’s Role in Management of Coastal and Marine Environments

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 March 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a report that analyzes the gendered nature of the conservation, management and use of coastal and marine environments and shares good practices for elevating women’s roles in coastal and marine management. The report is one of several publications on the conservation […]

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