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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, France, French Polynesia, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Hawaii, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, land, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, New Caledonia, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Protected Areas, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tonga, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Finds Poor Outlook for Pacific Coral Reefs

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) launched a report titled, ‘Status and Trends of Coral Reefs for the Pacific,’ which highlights the role of the region’s coral reefs in the life and culture of eight […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, Investment, Justice, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Landesa, UNEP and Partners Unveil Initiatives to Protect Land, Environmental Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: Landesa, a global network on land rights, launched the Resource Platform for Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL), with support from the LEGEND Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Earlier this month, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) participated in the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intelligence, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) presented the SDG Impact initiative on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA). SDG Impact aims to empower investors and businesses to contribute to the SDGs, including by providing country-level data and SDG investment roadmaps. The initiative invites investors and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, events, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018

Source: Small Island Developing States The ninth annual Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018 will convene on the sidelines of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC, bringing together over 600 delegates engaged with fast tracking the global green economy. The Forum will open with an innovation day that will […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Inter-ministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, English, events, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United States of America, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Third Inter-ministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP and Boston College Launch Global Pollution Observatory

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, China, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, India, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP and Boston College Launch Global Pollution Observatory

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The UN Environment Programmme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and Boston College have announced a research partnership to quantify the impact of air pollution on human health and the economy. The partnership established the Global Observatory on Pollution and Health that will begin its work with estimating economic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Briefs Analyze Sustainable Development in UNFCCC Process

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Human Rights, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Briefs Analyze Sustainable Development in UNFCCC Process

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 August 2018: The UN Environment Programme Partnership with the Technical University of Denmark (UNEP-DTU Partnership) and Gold Standard released six policy briefs focusing on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement on climate change, which addresses market and non-market approaches. Issued in advance of the 24th session of the Conference […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Environment, Partners Pilot Integrated Flood and Drought Portal

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, GEF, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Environment, Partners Pilot Integrated Flood and Drought Portal

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 September 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and its partners have begun the pilot phase of the Flood and Drought Portal, which aims to provide “near-real-time access to hydrographic, meteorological and demographic information.” By aggregating available climate information and risk assessments from a range of sources […]

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