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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Environmental Law Review Explores Need for Global Pact

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, Investment, Justice, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Environmental Law Review Explores Need for Global Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States January 2019: Fordham Environmental Law Review published an article exploring the need for a Global Pact for the Environment Pact, what it could do, and how it could do it. The authors plead for “an explicit, universal right to a healthy environment.” In May 2018, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF’s Global Report Identifies Climate Change Impacts, Water Crises Among Top Five Risks

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, English, Environment, 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 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, KB, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF’s Global Report Identifies Climate Change Impacts, Water Crises Among Top Five Risks

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 January 2019: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published the 14th edition of its annual report ranking global risks, both in terms of impact and likelihood, with environmental threats topping both lists for the third year in a row. ‘The Global Risks Report 2019,’ assesses the current global risk […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Negotiations, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific Prepare for UNEA-4

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 January 2019: The Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific brought approximately 575 participants together, including 26 ministers and vice-ministers of environment, the President of Sri Lanka, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, to focus on the theme of upcoming […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Finance, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Young Innovators Launch 26 Data Projects for SDGs 1-6

Source: Small Island Developing States 21 January 2019: The Gates Foundation and partners launched the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator to support innovators under the age of 35, in Arusha, Tanzania. The 26 participants selected from a pool of over 2,000 applicants from around the world will work on projects related to data sourcing and accountability […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Development, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, International Trade Centre Lead UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 January 2019: The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion announced that it will hold its official launch during the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). The Alliance is composed of UN and specialized agencies, including the World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate, the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Ethical Fashion Initiative, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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, governance, Health, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SLM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EAT-Lancet Commission Proposes Planetary Health Diet to Achieve SDGs and Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 January 2019: The EAT-Lancet commission, a group of more than 30 leading scientists on planetary sciences, agriculture and nutrition, has released its report on food planet health, including targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production, as well as five strategies to achieve planetary health diets for nearly 10 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IWRA Compiles Water Quality Guidelines for Different Water Uses

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IWRA Compiles Water Quality Guidelines for Different Water Uses

Source: Small Island Developing States October 2018: The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) has issued a compendium of water quality guidelines, following a discussion at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on water quality needs and issues. The compendium is presented in a report titled, ‘Developing a Global […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, biodiversity, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, ENB, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, France, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Justice, KB, land, law, Legal, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Report Examines Legal Foundations of a Global Pact for the Environment

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 January 2019: In the context of the first substantive session of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Working Group Towards a Global Pact for the Environment, experts have released a draft report on legal foundations for a Global Pact for the Environment. Through 26 chapters, the report discusses various principles […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Forests & REDD, GEF, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, India, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Technology, Trade, Transboundary Water, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Publication Showcases Women’s Contributions to Environmental Management

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 December 2018: The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) is showcasing the role of women as environmental stewards in a series of 13 case studies of “action from the ground up” on biodiversity conservation, chemicals and waste management, climate change, international waters and land degradation. The publication […]

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