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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Publishes “Roadmap” for Conducting and Communicating Assessments

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UNCCD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IPBES Publishes “Roadmap” for Conducting and Communicating Assessments

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 August 2018: The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has published a guide to help address conceptual, procedural and practical aspects of the IPBES assessments, and to promote consistency in evaluating and communicating the state of knowledge across different scales. IPBES conducts four main types of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Displacement, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Land Conflict, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Trade, UNCCD, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caux Dialogue Addresses Land, Human Security and Migration Nexus

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 July 2018: The 2018 edition of the five-day Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS) – part of the annual Caux Forum of conferences, training and dialogues – discussed how to advance development initiatives that link issues of land degradation, climate change and human security. In a keynote address, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Event Discusses Forests’ Role in Accelerating SDGs

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Education, Employment, Energy, English, Europe, FAO, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Human Settlements & Population, Illegal logging, Integrated Water Resources Management, land, Landscape Approach, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNFF, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Event Discusses Forests’ Role in Accelerating SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 July 2018: A UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) event, held on the sidelines of the High-lPolitical Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), explored success stories and lessons learned in implementing forest-based solutions to accelerate achievement of the SDGs. Co-organized by Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Malaysia and the Russian Federation – […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS)

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Desertification & Land Degradation, English, Environment, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, land, Land Conflict, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, UNCCD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS)

Source: Small Island Developing States The Caux Dialogue for Land and Security 2018 aims to deepen understanding of the links between land degradation and human security and to build the trust needed for effective”‘land-peace” partnerships on the ground. This event will bring together land restoration experts and practitioners, emerging leaders and young entrepreneurs, policy-makers and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Youth Celebrate, Innovate for the Environment

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Desertification & Land Degradation, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Germany, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Immigration, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Youth Celebrate, Innovate for the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 June 2018: Youth led celebrations of the World Day to Combat Desertification and are championing solutions to environmental problems that fall within the realm of the Sustainable Development Goal on life on land (SDG 15), the Goal on life below water (SDG 14), and the Goal on affordable and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: To Realize Land’s True Value, We Need to Invest In It Wisely

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Health, Immigration, Investment, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: To Realize Land’s True Value, We Need to Invest In It Wisely

Source: Small Island Developing States It takes 200-400 years to form one centimeter of soil, while the estimated rate of soil erosion is 100 times greater than soil formation. Where erosion is prevalent, the rate of soil loss reaches 4 mm per year (FAO 2015); 70% of drylands suffer from land degradation in varying degrees […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Korea, land, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

Source: Small Island Developing States In March this year, an unusual sand and dust storm nicknamed ‘Mars on Earth or Orange Snow[1]’ transported and deposited dust that transformed European landscapes into a surreal orange-tinted scenery. An even more drastic dust storm swept over India recently and left behind a trail of casualties.[2] Then in May, […]

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