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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA’s Second Committee Takes on Implementation of 2030 Agenda, Financing for Development and UN Development Reform

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Health, HLPF 2019, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA’s Second Committee Takes on Implementation of 2030 Agenda, Financing for Development and UN Development Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The UN General Assembly’s Second Committee (Economic and Financial) began work for the 73rd session, approving its programme of work, hearing a keynote address from Homi Kharas of the Brookings Institution, and starting its general debate. The Second Committee met on 4 October 2018, at UN Headquarters […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, 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 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Wind, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPCC Special Report: Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require “Unprecedented” Transitions

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 October 2018: The 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48) has approved a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15) and its Technical Summary, and adopted a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), following its line-by-line discussion. According to the Panel, limiting the global average temperature rise […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, EU, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Islands, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: One Planet Summit Takes Stock of Commitments, Announces New Actions to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: The second edition of the One Planet Summit reviewed progress on commitments taken last year and announced a variety of new initiatives to accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report titled, ‘One Planet Summit: The Review of the Commitments,’ released at the conclusion […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Urge Increased Climate Action

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pacific Island Leaders, UN Secretary-General Urge Increased Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told Pacific island leaders that climate change is his “absolute priority” during a meeting with leaders from the Pacific Island Forum (PIF). The meeting took place during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly 73rd session (UNGA 73). The meeting between PIF […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Releases Strategy for Financing 2030 Agenda

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, FinTech, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretary-General Releases Strategy for Financing 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The UN Secretary-General has released a four-year strategy for financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Strategy underscores the UN’s critical role in supporting and accelerating the mobilization of finance and focuses on three objectives to accelerate progress from global to local levels, linked to areas […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Three Young Leaders Honored: “Saving the World is Child’s Play”

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Culture, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNICEF, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Three Young Leaders Honored: “Saving the World is Child’s Play”

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The Goalkeepers campaign of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation honored “heroes who don’t look like heroes you’ve seen in the past/ heroes who were told they wouldn’t last,” in the words of poet and youth activist Aranya Johar, one of the featured 2018 Goalkeepers. The awards […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches 2030 Strategy and Global Partnership Initiative for Youth

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, EU, Europe, 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, Health, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Korea, Labour, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNHCR, UNICEF, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Launches 2030 Strategy and Global Partnership Initiative for Youth

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September: A day before the opening of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level General Debate, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres unveiled Youth 2030, a strategy reflecting the UN’s new commitment to working with and for young people. Officials also launched Generation Unlimited, a global multi-stakeholder partnership initiated by the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Inequality in Preparation for 2019 Report

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Inequality in Preparation for 2019 Report

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 September 2018: An expert group meeting has considered the linkages between inequality and other major global trends, including climate change, international migration, urbanization and technological innovation. The meeting aimed to gather input on inequality and its impacts as a contribution to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Group Releases Child Mortality Estimates: SDG Target Not in View Until After 2050

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, International Financial Institution, Investment, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNICEF, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Group Releases Child Mortality Estimates: SDG Target Not in View Until After 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 September 2018: Half of all deaths of children under five occur in sub-Saharan Africa, while one-third occur in South Asia, according to a 2018 report by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation. Children are most at risk in their first year, with the highest risk being among […]

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