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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 Warns Growth Comes at Environmental Cost

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and partners released preliminary findings from the ‘Inclusive Wealth Report 2018,’ which aims to evaluate and report on a country’s wealth and well-being. The report finds that, for many countries, increases in overall global wealth come at the expense […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, China, Crude, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, India, Indonesia, Integrated Water Resources Management, Irrigation, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa, wetlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery

Source: Small Island Developing States With 80% of wastewater being released untreated into the environment and 892 million people still practicing open defecation, our communities and environment are at risk. Thus, it is no surprise that clean water and sanitation are prioritized in the UN SDGs. Committed to safeguarding a sustainable future, the SDGs aim […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: US National Climate Assessment Projects Sectoral Losses to Exceed US$100 Billion by End of Century

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, KB, land, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: US National Climate Assessment Projects Sectoral Losses to Exceed US$100 Billion by End of Century

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 November 2018: The US Global Change Research Programme has released the second volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4 2018) titled, ‘Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the United States,’ which assesses a range of potential climate change-related impacts, with an aim of helping decision makers identify risks that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, English, Exploration, FAO, FLEGT/VPAs, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, 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, governance, Health, Indigenous & Community Forests, KB, Korea, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SOFO 2018 Provides Strengthened Evidence on Role of Forests in Achieving SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States November 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released its annual report on the state of the world’s forests (SOFO), which examines ways to strengthen the contributions of forests and trees to sustainable development in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2018 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a guide to climate risk-informed decision making that provides a bottom-up approach to risk assessment and planning. The guide titled, ‘Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA): Collaborative Water Resources Planning for an Uncertain Future,’ is intended as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Nuclear Weapons, OECD, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNESCO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: A declaration signed by heads of UN agencies and French President Emmanuel Macron at the conclusion of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum highlights climate change, pandemics, food insecurity and water scarcity among “the most pressing challenges in terms of peace and security.” The statement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, China, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Regional Development Bank, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 November 2018: The World Bank has announced a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate innovative sanitation services through a programme that seeks to make available US$1 billion of financing. The Urban Sanitation Innovative Partnership seeks to increase sanitation access, especially by poor households, through a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Finance, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WWC Marks World Cities Day with Guide for Local Authorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 October 2018: The World Water Council (WWC) launched the Spanish and French language versions of its guide for local authorities on planning water-sensitive cities, to mark World Cities Day on 31 October. The guide titled, ‘Start with Water: Putting Water on Local Action Agendas to Support Global Change,’ provides […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF, SIWI Advocate Source-to-Sea Approaches in Water Cooperation

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Transboundary Water, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GEF, SIWI Advocate Source-to-Sea Approaches in Water Cooperation

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 October 2018: The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) are advocating for source-to-sea approaches to managing transboundary waters in the context of implementing international agreements on water cooperation. Parties to the UNECE Water Convention discussed the topic at the Eighth Meeting of Parties (MOP8) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GWP Convenes Central American Workshop on SDG 6

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Environment, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-Water, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GWP Convenes Central American Workshop on SDG 6

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 October 2018: The Global Water Partnership (GWP), with the Government of El Salvador, organized a two-day workshop for Central American countries to share their actions and support each other’s efforts towards achieving SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation). Countries presented their experiences of incorporating the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable […]

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