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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Technology: Closing the Agricultural Gender Gap

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, Employment, English, FAO, Finance, FinTech, Gender, George Washington University, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, West Africa, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Financial Inclusion Through Mobile Technology: Closing the Agricultural Gender Gap

Source: Small Island Developing States Agriculture feeds the world, and technology connects the world. So why are we struggling to link the two? Financial inclusion is the bridge that connects the two, and technology serves as powerful means to bring women in developing countries into the fold of agribusiness. Approximately two billion people lack access […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Every year, health ministers gather between August and October in regional committees to translate World Health Organization Assembly (WHA) resolutions into regional and national policies and action plans. WHA resolutions, which result from the deliberations of the health ministers of all WHO member states, are used to set global health […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Immigration, KB, land, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Food Revolution to Feed our Children

Source: Small Island Developing States More than a decade ago, a wide-ranging conversation with my brothers started us on a journey to understand how our family-owned company could help fix the ailing global food system. At the time, droughts were causing famines. More than a billion people did not have enough to eat. We set […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Finance, Forestry, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, Indonesia, Industrial Development, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC, UNOSSC Report Highlights Potential of South-South, Triangular Cooperation for Climate Technologies

Source: Small Island Developing States December 2018: A joint publication by the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), lunched during the Katowice Climate Change Conference, presents good practices in climate technology cooperation to implement nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and national adaptation plans (NAPs). The report highlights emerging trends and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Agroecology: A Tool to End Poverty and Achieve Equality

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  {GENERATION-2030}, 24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, FAO, Fisheries, Gas, George Washington University, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, IFAD, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Generation 2030: Agroecology: A Tool to End Poverty and Achieve Equality

Source: Small Island Developing States Faced with the challenge of rural poverty and increasing malnutrition, agroecology can offer an important vehicle to reduce poverty (SDG 1) and inequality (SDG 10), by contributing to decent work (SDG 8) and addressing a fundamental human need – access to food (SDG 2). Defined by the FAO as “a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, CTF, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, France, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, 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 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Process, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, NATO, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G20 Declaration Focuses on Fair, Sustainable Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 December 2018: Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on a declaration on ‘Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development’ that is people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking. Leaders focused on the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender mainstreaming strategy across the G20 […]

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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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