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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, India, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN/ISDR, United Nations, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

Source: Small Island Developing States The ‘Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States: Equipping Public Institutions, Strengthening Resilience and Building Effective Partnerships for Implementing the 2030 Agenda from an Island States Perspective’ will take place at the Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To address the special […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC)

By   /  August 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, events, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: UN World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC)

Source: Small Island Developing States The United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) will address the theme, ‘The Geospatial Way to a Better World’. This event will bring together stakeholders at the highest level to address and ensure that geospatial information has its widest and fullest utility in service of social, economic and environmental development. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guide Facilitates Businesses’ Integration of SDGs into Corporate Reporting

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guide Facilitates Businesses’ Integration of SDGs into Corporate Reporting

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and UN Global Compact launched a publication that offers guidance to companies seeking to integrate the SDGs within their corporate sustainability reporting. The paper describes a process through which companies can prioritize SDG actions and impacts without “cherry-picking” Goals that they already […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Appoints Special Adviser on Reforms

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Europe, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Reform, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Appoints Special Adviser on Reforms

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed a Special Adviser on Reforms. The Special Adviser will lead a coordination structure meant to ensure a unified and cohesive approach to the change management programme across the three UN reform streams of development, peace and security, and management. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Global Compact Report Highlights Local Networks’, Businesses’ Contributions to SDGs

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Global Compact Report Highlights Local Networks’, Businesses’ Contributions to SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: Launched in the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a UN Global Compact publication shows how Local Networks can engage businesses and investors to help close SDG achievement gaps. The document titled, ‘Global Compact Local Networks: Accelerating National SDG Implementation,’ describes outputs from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Economy, English, Fiscal Updates, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice

Source: Small Island Developing States The full realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and other internationally agreed development objectives strongly depends on a common understanding of the basic principles of effective governance for sustainable development. On 2 July 2018, the UN Economic and Social Committee endorsed a set of 11 principles prepared by the UN […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Appoints UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth as Sixth Co-Chair

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, English, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Rights, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Appoints UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth as Sixth Co-Chair

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) has announced Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, as its sixth Co-Chair. She joins five other GCAS Co-Chairs: Governor of California Jerry Brown, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, Mahindra Group […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Thailand, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNU, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Briefed on Dushanbe High-Level Conference on Water Decade

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: During a briefing on the outcomes of the High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, representatives from UN Member States, international organizations and civil society organizations learned that plans are underway for subsequent meetings – the “Dushanbe process” – to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Increasing the Coherence and Scale of Public and Private Contributions

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, BRICS, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IMF, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, International Negotiations, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Increasing the Coherence and Scale of Public and Private Contributions

Source: Small Island Developing States In the wake of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a number of reports and articles have continued to surface on how governments can finance and implement the SDGs in collaboration with the private sector. These include engaging businesses to align their operations and investments with the SDGs […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Displacement, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Europe, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, land, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: VNR Labs, Publications Explore Ways to Leave No One Behind, “Push” No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 July 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) convened a series of eight ‘Voluntary National Review (VNR) Labs’ during the ministerial segment of the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) released publications related […]

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