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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the latest assessment of SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), the world at large is not on track to reach the Goal by 2030. Indeed, it is unlikely that relying on enabling environments developed before the SDG era will lead to successful achievement of SDG 6. In the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2019, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Intergovernmental Body, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 June 2019: During a standing-room only informal-informal consultation on Friday afternoon, 7 June, UN Member States offered detailed suggestions on the political declaration to be adopted at the SDG Summit in September 2019. This first consultation covered all three sections of the zero draft of the declaration. A new […]

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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: World Bank Report Recommends Actions for Sustainable Blue Economy in the Caribbean

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Tourism, Trade, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Recommends Actions for Sustainable Blue Economy in the Caribbean

Source: Small Island Developing States 30 May 2019: In advance of World Oceans Day, the World Bank released a report that analyzes how marine pollution in the Caribbean impacts the region’s resilience to climate change. The report recommends restoring degraded ecosystems, protecting the Caribbean’s marine resources, and scaling up wastewater management systems to transition towards […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Health Assembly Adopts Resolutions on Universal Health Coverage

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Health Assembly Adopts Resolutions on Universal Health Coverage

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 May 2019: Governments gathered at the World Health Assembly (WHA) agreed on four resolutions related to universal health care (UHC), addressing primary healthcare, the role of community health workers, emergency care systems and the UN General Assembly (UNGA) High-Level Meeting on UHC. The Assembly also agreed on a global […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Panel Highlights Role of Sustainable Wood Supply Chains in Achieving SDGs

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Investment, ITTO, Japan, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GLF Panel Highlights Role of Sustainable Wood Supply Chains in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) co-organized a panel discussion that highlighted the potential of wood production to contribute to meeting the SDGs. The discussion convened at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Kyoto, Japan. The discussion focused on the topic, ‘From Climate and SDG Commitments to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Menstrual Hygiene Day

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, events, Gender, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Menstrual Hygiene Day

Source: Small Island Developing States Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to promote good menstrual hygiene management for all women and girls. The Day breaks the silence, raises awareness and changes negative social norms around […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Need for a Global Collective to Advance Menstrual Rights

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights, Human Settlements & Population, India, KB, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: The Need for a Global Collective to Advance Menstrual Rights

Source: Small Island Developing States It was a telling moment at the recent Academy Awards when Rayka Zehtabchi, director of Period. End of Sentence, said: “I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar.” In 2019, this is where we are: a normal biological function common to the female half of the human […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, fish, Follow-Up and Review, France, Gender, 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, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Justice, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: OECD Finds Advanced Economies Need to Accelerate SDG Implementation

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released an updated assessment of each OECD country’s progress towards the SDGs. Overall, the report finds that OECD countries need to accelerate efforts to leave no one behind, particularly to achieve SDG 1 (no poverty), SDG 5 (gender […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IGES Report Discusses Pathways to Reverse “Unsustainable Land Transformations” in Asia Pacific

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Forests & REDD, Gas, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, land, Landscape Approach, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, REDD+, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, SLM, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IGES Report Discusses Pathways to Reverse “Unsustainable Land Transformations” in Asia Pacific

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: It is estimated that at least two billion hectares of land in the Asia-Pacific region are degraded, while cities and adjacent rural areas are grappling with the impacts of pollution and other consequences of agricultural expansion and unplanned urban sprawl. How to deal with some of the difficult […]

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