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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Investment Forum Convenes Private Sector Actors, Launches Reports and Toolbox

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNHCR, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Investment Forum Convenes Private Sector Actors, Launches Reports and Toolbox

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 October 2018: The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) convened the 2018 World Investment Forum, with discussions addressing: regional issues; investment in an industrialized, globalized world; blockchain; sovereign wealth funds; and SDG-relevant sectors such as gender and agriculture. More than 6,000 participants from 160 countries attended the 2018 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Toolbox Launched to Boost Private Financing for SDGs

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Europe, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Toolbox Launched to Boost Private Financing for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 October 2018: The president of the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA) launched a “tool box” of recommendations, best practices and initiatives for SDG financing. The compendium is a result of a UNGA high-level meeting on financing the SDGs, organized by then-President Miroslav Lajcak in June 2018. The event titled, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative Presents Action Plan for Regulators to Support SDGs

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative Presents Action Plan for Regulators to Support SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States The 2007-2009 global financial crisis demonstrated that securities regulators play a critical role in economic stability. The lead up to that crisis also showed that “innovative” securities and “sophisticated computer programmes” may not be relied upon for prudent risk assessments. With increased economic impacts of climate change, securities regulators have […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Addresses Migration, Technology, International Collaboration

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Immigration, India, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, Nepal, News, North Africa, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Second Committee Addresses Migration, Technology, International Collaboration

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: With the numbers of migrants increasing faster than the global population, UN Member States emphasized the increased interdependence between countries, and called for the recognition of migrants’ qualifications and role in development, as well as for the protection of their rights and the combatting of illegal trafficking. […]

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