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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, GCF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Korea, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNCCD, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The sixth NAP Expo sought to promote the exchange of experiences and foster partnerships to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). The Expo convened under the theme, ‘Raising Adaptation Ambition by Advancing NAPs,’ during Korea Global Adaptation Week, which sought to identify innovative ways to raise ambition to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Water Publishes Inventory of UN Global Water and Sanitation Work

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN-Water Publishes Inventory of UN Global Water and Sanitation Work

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 April 2019: UN-Water has published an inventory of water and sanitation work undertaken by 32 UN bodies and 41 partner organizations, including independent entities that are hosted at the secretariats of various UN bodies. The inventory provides an overview of global work on water and sanitation across the whole […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hazardous Waste, Health, Imports, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Trade in ESTs Offers Triple-Win Opportunities for Environment, Prosperity, Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 March 2019: Increasing trade in environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) can promote economic development, job creation and innovation, while fostering economic and climate resilience, according to a report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report titled, ‘Trade in Environmentally Sound Technologies: Perspectives from Developing Countries,’ highlights the importance […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Forests & REDD, France, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, 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 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, India, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Japan, KB, Labour, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-HABITAT, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Information Note Outlines Objectives, Timeline for UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has published an information note detailing the objectives of and the preparatory process for the UN 2019 Climate Action Summit. The Summit will focus on “sectors that create the most emissions and the areas where building resilience will make the biggest difference.” The Climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Finds Environment, Agriculture, Health Sectors Dominate SDG Research

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Sanitation, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Study Finds Environment, Agriculture, Health Sectors Dominate SDG Research

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 March 2019: Global research on the SDGs is dominated by publications in the environment, agriculture, health and sustainability science sectors, according to a study by the Institute for Scientific Information. The study is based on analysis of publications listed in the ‘Web of Science’ database. The study also shows […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Water and Linkages to Data, Businesses and Countries

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN-Water, UNEP, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Water and Linkages to Data, Businesses and Countries

Source: Small Island Developing States Reflecting on the theme of this year’s World Water Day, “leaving no one behind,” this SDG Knowledge Weekly reviews recent reports and articles related to securing clean water and sanitation (SDG 6) for all, including the Goal’s linkages to other international frameworks, the business world, and the data revolution. Groups […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paper Calls for “Unprecedented” Transformation of Infrastructure Systems to Achieve Climate, Development Objectives

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Ecosystem Approach, English, Europe, Forests & REDD, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, Investment, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paper Calls for “Unprecedented” Transformation of Infrastructure Systems to Achieve Climate, Development Objectives

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 April 2019: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Government of Germany have published a paper highlighting the need to transform existing infrastructure systems to realize global climate and development objectives. The paper titled, ‘Opportunities to Improve Infrastructure Planning for Social-ecological Resilience,’ acknowledges that global institutions critical […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNICEF, WHO Produce WASH Facility Improvement Tool in Four UN Languages

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, English, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Water & Sanitation, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNICEF, WHO Produce WASH Facility Improvement Tool in Four UN Languages

Source: Small Island Developing States 7 March 2019: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have reissued their 2017 guide for improving the quality of hospitals and clinics through better water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities. The guide is available in four UN languages, and is intended to support countries’ efforts […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Urges Human Rights Approach to Water and Sanitation in Lesotho

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Imports, Justice, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Action, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Secretariat, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Special Rapporteur Urges Human Rights Approach to Water and Sanitation in Lesotho

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Léo Heller, highlighted justice issues related to water and sanitation access in Lesotho, following his two-week visit. He urged the Government of Lesotho to give attention to principles of equality, non-discrimination, access to […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Antibiotic Resistance Jeopardizes SDG Achievement, Warns Research Report

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Antibiotic Resistance Jeopardizes SDG Achievement, Warns Research Report

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 February 2019: The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is calling attention to the rise of antibiotic resistance as a “systems failure” in both health care and agriculture. In a research report co-published with the ReAct network, the Foundation highlights the relevance of this issue to poverty (SDG 1), food production (SDG […]

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