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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Education, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report that details the first internationally agreed methodology to help countries increase transparency on fossil fuel subsidies.The report titled, ‘Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the SDGs,’ describes current practices of monitoring fossil fuel subsidies and provides methodological […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Business, CBD COP 15, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, CTF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CCICED Urges China to Help Belt and Road Countries Meet Paris Agreement, SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 June 2019: The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) deliberated on outcomes from the eight Special Policy Studies (SPS) conducted during the past year, and discussed draft recommendations informed by SPS findings at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Hangzhou, China. Delegates urged China […]

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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: Institutional Finance Update: Investors’ Decisions Impact Climate Change, and Climate Risks Impact Their Portfolios

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, England, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Fiscal Updates, France, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors’ Decisions Impact Climate Change, and Climate Risks Impact Their Portfolios

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: Meeting the SDGs requires leveraging private sector finance and increasing investments in activities that can deliver benefits for livelihoods, climate, ecosystems and biodiversity. What is needed, stresses UN Assistant Secretary-General Satya Tripathi, is private sector leadership in a systemic change towards accounting for environmental externalities and greening […]

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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: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SAICM, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Central Asia regional workshop on generating support for phasing out lead focused on policy support and awareness raising on the Lead in Paint Component of a Global Environment Facility (GEF)-supported project on ‘Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of […]

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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: STI Forum Side Event Explores Technology, Partnerships for SDGs

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNICEF, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: STI Forum Side Event Explores Technology, Partnerships for SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 May 2019: On the margins of UN’s annual forum on science, technology, and innovation (STI Forum), representatives of governments, the UN system, the private sector and academia zoomed in on building SDG networks in STI. In an event organized by the Permanent Mission of Denmark, participants explored concrete examples […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Expert Working Group Meeting on Sustainable Infrastructure

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, events, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: First Expert Working Group Meeting on Sustainable Infrastructure

Source: Small Island Developing States The Expert Working Group Meeting on Sustainable Infrastructure, convened by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in response to UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) Resolution 4/6 on sustainable infrastructure, will produce a consolidated normative guidance document for integrated approaches to the planning and development of sustainable infrastructure. The document will seek to […]

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