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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Finance for Nature Global Summit

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, events, Finance, Forests & REDD, 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, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Finance for Nature Global Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Scottish Government-backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), with the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform, will bring together government officials, financial institutions, consumer goods corporations, supply chain intermediaries and conservation organizations for a two-day ‘Finance for Nature Global Summit’. The Summit aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Good Growth Conference

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, events, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United States of America, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Good Growth Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The Good Growth Partnership will convene the Good Growth Conference in Lima, Peru, and the Amazon. The event will focus on sustainable production of agricultural commodities, and feature a workshop on collaboration for systemic sector transformation and field visits to Peru’s San Martin region. Participation is by invitation only. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mid-term Review for Energy Decade Points to Uneven Progress

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, HLPF 2019, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Energy, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mid-term Review for Energy Decade Points to Uneven Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: The High-Level Dialogue on the Implementation of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All assessed progress five years in, with speakers highlighting the need to prioritize clean cooking, address vulnerable populations, and redouble efforts. In 2012, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) adopted resolution 67/215, by which […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, CTF, Culture, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Good Growth Conference Urges Transformative Action in Agricultural Commodities

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2019: Participants at the Good Growth Conference agreed to promote sustainable production of agricultural commodities, with the aim of reducing tropical deforestation and enhancing sustainable growth. Over 300 government, private sector and civil society representatives as well as farmers, producers and indigenous leaders participated in the Good Growth […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Calls for Youth-Inclusive Approach to Prevent Violent Extremism

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Crime, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Investment, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Calls for Youth-Inclusive Approach to Prevent Violent Extremism

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 May 2019: A UN Development Programme (UNDP) report calls for increased investment in ensuring the participation of young people in decision-making and governance. The report emphasizes the central role of youth in preventing and responding to violent extremism. The authors drew on case studies from Kosovo, Pakistan and Yemen, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), 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, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The independent group of scientists for producing the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) released a draft version of the report to UN Member States on 17 May 2019. The group’s co-chair, Peter Messerli, then provided a briefing on its process and selected messages on 20 May. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fiji Launches Guidance for Parliamentary Oversight of SDGs

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Japan, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fiji Launches Guidance for Parliamentary Oversight of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2019: The Parliament of Fiji and partners launched a Guidance Note on integrating the SDGs across the work of all Fijian Parliament committees. The document features concrete, tangible actions that committees can take to improve oversight of the SDGs. In 2017, the Fiji Parliament became the “first Parliament […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Publications Support Inclusive, Resilient Disaster Recovery

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Publications Support Inclusive, Resilient Disaster Recovery

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners have launched reports and guidelines on disasters. The publications highlight the increasing impacts of disasters, and aim to support resilient, human-centered disaster recovery. The report titled, ‘Disaster Recovery: Challenges and Lessons,’ presents the increasing impact of disasters on people, communities […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Deputy Secretary-General Reports on Resident Coordinator System Reform

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, OAS, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Deputy Secretary-General Reports on Resident Coordinator System Reform

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 April 2019: The UN Deputy-Secretary General, as Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG), issued an update on the reform of the UN Resident Coordinator (RC) system. The report will be presented to UN Member States during the 2019 Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the UN […]

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