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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 Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, 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, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tonga, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Secretariat Issues Questions and Answers on 2019 VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has issued an updated list of questions and answers (Q&A) on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to help countries prepare for their reporting on the 2030 Agenda’s implementation at the 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Forests & REDD, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous & Community Forests, Justice, KB, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Forest and Farm Facility Launches Partnership in Togo in Support of SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 April 2019: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN’s (FAO) Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) and the Government of Togo have launched a partnership to strengthen forest and farm producers in tackling poverty and coping with climate change. The FFF aims to contribute to achieving at least 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Drivers of African Fertility Transition in the 21st Century

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Trade, United Kingdom, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Drivers of African Fertility Transition in the 21st Century

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the UN, the world’s human population will reach ten billion by the year 2055. Much of this growth will happen in low- and middle-income countries, where fertility rates (the average number of children a woman will have in her lifetime) are high. Most African governments are already struggling […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, EU, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 April 2019: UN Member States exchanged views on the commemoration of UN’s 75th anniversary in 2020, during the first meeting on the date and modalities for such an event. Governments also considered possible themes, the level of participation, the nature of the outcome and ways to engage stakeholders, in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CPD 52 Reflects on 25 Years of Progress

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, France, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, Immigration, India, Investment, Japan, KB, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Technology, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFPA, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CPD 52 Reflects on 25 Years of Progress

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The 52nd session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD 52) reflected on “significant progress” made in the 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the adoption of its Programme of Action. CPD 52 also discussed closer integration between the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Maintaining Momentum, Maximizing Benefits on Climate and SDGs

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, Transport, Weather, West Africa, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Maintaining Momentum, Maximizing Benefits on Climate and SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States The achievements of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Paris Agreement on climate change must not lose momentum at this crucial stage of implementation. Now is the time to up the game on climate action and the delivery of all SDGs. But how can policy-makers turn these ambitious agendas […]

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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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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Blue Oceans Conference

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, events, fish, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Blue Oceans Conference

Source: Small Island Developing States The Government of Liberia, Embassy of Sweden in Monrovia and Conservation International will convene the Blue Oceans Conference to address some of the most critical challenges affecting the marine and coastal environments, including the potential role integrated ocean management across Africa could have in strengthening the sustainable use of marine […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Africa Climate Week Emphasizes the Need for Increased Financial Flows to Continent

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 March 2019: As Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, affecting more than two million people, Africa Climate Week underscored the interlinkages between the climate and development agendas, and the need for increased financial flows to African countries to combat climate change. The event, which took place from 18-22 […]

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