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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Northern America, OHRLLS, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey, Work Under Way in 16 LDCs

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) was inaugurated at its headquarters in Gebze, Turkey. According to the UN, the Bank’s establishment marks the first SDG target to have been reached, among the 169 SDG targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Technology […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU, UN Advance ‘Spotlight Initiative’ on Violence against Women and Girls

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Economy, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN Women, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU, UN Advance ‘Spotlight Initiative’ on Violence against Women and Girls

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN and the EU highlighted the role of their joint ‘Spotlight Initiative’ in achieving SDG 5, at the 2018 European Development Days (EDD), which convened in Brussels, Belgium with a focus on gender equality. In September 2017, the UN and EU launched the Spotlight Initiative to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 UN Public Service Forum

By   /  June 4, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, events, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 2018 UN Public Service Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2018 United Nations Public Service Forum will focus on the theme, ‘Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals’. The Forum will allow Ministers and other senior decision makers to discuss how to transform governance and innovate the way governments, institutions and public administrations are organized and work to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Launch of UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business

By   /  June 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Launch of UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Meeting Highlights Ways to Strengthen Participation, Resilience

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, International Financial Institution, Justice, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Meeting Highlights Ways to Strengthen Participation, Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 May 2018: A special meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) demonstrated that, without local participation in political and economic decision-making, marginalized groups risk being left behind as countries seek to make progress towards sustainable development, recover from natural disasters, and increase resilience to future economic, social […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Reports on New Tech, Local Resilience Support ECOSOC High-level Segment

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Reports on New Tech, Local Resilience Support ECOSOC High-level Segment

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 May 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has issued two reports in support of deliberations at the UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) upcoming 2018 High-level Segment. The reports explore new technologies and resilient societies in urban and rural communities. The High-level Segment represents the culmination of ECOSOC’s annual cycle […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Announces Initiative for Global Disarmament

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Human Rights, Intelligence, Justice, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Nuclear Weapons, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Announces Initiative for Global Disarmament

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced a vision and agenda for global disarmament, aiming to eliminate nuclear arsenals and other deadly weapons around the world. He said the initiative has a strong basis in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and that spending resources on weapons drains […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Security Council Advised on Handling International Criminal Justice

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Crime, English, Finance, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, International Law, Justice, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Security Council Advised on Handling International Criminal Justice

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 May 2018: Theodor Meron, President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, called on the UN Security Council to serve the interests of the UN membership as a whole instead of prioritizing its members’ own interests. During an open debate presided over by the president of Poland, Meron […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, World Bank Group Sign SDGs Partnership Framework

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Secretariat, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN, World Bank Group Sign SDGs Partnership Framework

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 May 2018: The UN and the World Bank Group have signed a Strategic Partnership Framework outlining cooperation to help countries implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The project includes four areas of cooperation: finance and implementation support for countries to achieve the SDGs; “decisive” global action on climate […]

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