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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Landscapes Forum Africa Conference

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CGIAR, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, English, events, Forests & REDD, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, land, Landscape Approach, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SFM, SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Global Landscapes Forum Africa Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States Bringing together diverse public and private sector voices, alongside Indigenous Peoples, scientists and youth, the 2018 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Africa Conference will foster political and community support to implement the AFR100 Initiative to restore 100 million hectares of degraded landscapes across Africa by 2030. This regional conference will focus […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Event Discusses Mitigation of Land Tenure Risks

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, CGIAR, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Event Discusses Mitigation of Land Tenure Risks

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2017: A survey carried out by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Indufor North America and the European Investment Bank uncovered six lessons on how to design investment policies and programmes that help land investors assess risks and protect the land rights of local communities. The survey […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, International Financial Institution, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum

Source: Small Island Developing States The Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) will bring together key players from the private and public sectors to share the state of the art around climate change mitigation, and reach out to cooperation agencies, potential investors and service providers. The event will showcase opportunities in line with the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Stockholm Dialogue

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, English, Environment, Europe, events, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Stockholm Dialogue

Source: Small Island Developing States The Stockholm Dialogue will address the ‘Nexus between Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability and Conflict Prevention’. The event is organized by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Environment (UNEP) and the Folke Bernadotte Academy. The one-day event will seek to: create a platform for learning and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international climate goals. During the month of May, several institutions acknowledged this fact and took action, including forming financial partnerships, increasing budget allocations to implement climate change policy, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On World Environment Day, Governments Announce Bans on Single-Use Plastics

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Health, India, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On World Environment Day, Governments Announce Bans on Single-Use Plastics

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2018: Governments, UN organizations and other entities launched partnerships and publications on World Environment Day (WED), which focused on the theme, ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ The Day represents a call to action for citizens around the world to consider how everyday changes can reduce the impact of plastic pollution […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Environment Day Reports Focus on Single Use Plastic as EC Proposes Ban

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Commerce, Crude, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Environment Day Reports Focus on Single Use Plastic as EC Proposes Ban

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 June 2018: To coincide with World Environment Day 2018, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) has released two reports on plastics and the environment. Also, in parallel to the Day, which is focusing on the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution,’ the European Commission has proposed a single-use plastics […]

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