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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Draft Outcome Reflects Three Priorities for SCP

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEA-4 Draft Outcome Reflects Three Priorities for SCP

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 August 2018: The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) President circulated an outline of the draft ministerial outcome document from UNEA-4 for comment. UNEA-4 will take place from 11-15 March 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya, on the theme, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)’. Siim Kiisler, Minister […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

Source: Small Island Developing States The 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform will convene under the theme, ‘50 years of Environmental Governance and Sustainability in Africa’. The meeting will seek to, inter alia: enhance coordination of environmental management among stakeholders at all levels; mobilize sufficient resources for the implementation of Africa’s priority environmental programmes and projects; […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, biodiversity, Climate Change, English, Environment, events, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States The Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), organized by UN Environment and the African Union (AU), jointly with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency, will consider key issues to be discussed at the fourth session of the UN Environment […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Joins Consortium to Develop Safe AI for SDGs

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, 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, Human Rights, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Joins Consortium to Develop Safe AI for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has joined a consortium of companies, academics, and NGOs working to ensure that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developed in a safe, ethical and transparent manner. Through the partnership, UNDP’s Innovation Facility will support the testing and scale-up of AI for the SDGs. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ALivE Tool Enables Effective Ecosystem-based Adaption

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, GEF, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Impact Assessment, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Nepal, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ALivE Tool Enables Effective Ecosystem-based Adaption

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 July 2018: The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment), in collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), have published the Adaptation, Livelihoods and Ecosystems (ALivE) Planning Tool. The tool allows users […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN/ISDR, UNDP, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WFP, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Report Discusses Climate-SDG Nexus in Arab Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 July 2018: Climate risks threaten development gains in the Arab region, and will lead to an increase in “eco-migrants” and undermine efforts to end poverty, inequality and hunger by 2030, according to a UN Development Programme (UNDP) report that highlights challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PAGE Event Discusses Green Economy Successes and Challenges

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, Germany, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, ILO, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, UNITAR, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PAGE Event Discusses Green Economy Successes and Challenges

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 July 2018: The UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) organized a side event during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to discuss progress in challenging business-as-usual growth and business models, and examples in which sustainability has been placed at the heart of economic systems. The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Side Event Considers Ways to Leverage SDG Synergies to Efficiently Finance Implementation

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, Investment, land, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Side Event Considers Ways to Leverage SDG Synergies to Efficiently Finance Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: A side event on the theme, ‘Building on Synergies and Exploring Financing Options for Effective Implementation of the SDGs,’ outlined how managing interactions across the Goal and target framework can accelerate implementation. The event built on a discussion held in March 2018 that unpacked synergies and trade-offs […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Finds Mixed Progress on SDG 15

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Desertification & Land Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Education, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, HLPF 2018, Intergovernmental Organization, Invasive Alien Species, Korea, land, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Ramsar, Russia, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNEP, UNESCO, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Finds Mixed Progress on SDG 15

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 July 2017: The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) continued its review of selected SDGs, addressing terrestrial ecosystems (SDG 15) on Friday morning. Discussions presented a mixed picture of progress, with achievements in areas such as access and benefit sharing, and action to prevent alien invasive species, but […]

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