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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data Platforms, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, governance, Health, KB, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNU, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Strengthening the Enabling Environment to Achieve SDG 6 Through Data and Evidence

Source: Small Island Developing States According to the latest assessment of SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation), the world at large is not on track to reach the Goal by 2030. Indeed, it is unlikely that relying on enabling environments developed before the SDG era will lead to successful achievement of SDG 6. In the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mercury Convention, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published a report that highlights the results, lessons learned and human impact from eight GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The report titled, ‘Sound Chemicals and Waste Management,’ groups the projects under four categories: healthcare waste […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Countries Stress Need for Data, Financing in VNR Main Messages

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, 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, Health, HLPF 2019, Immigration, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, Justice, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, News, North Africa, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Countries Stress Need for Data, Financing in VNR Main Messages

Source: Small Island Developing States May 2019: The 17 African countries scheduled to present voluntary national reviews (VNR) of SDG implementation in July 2019 have released the main messages of their forthcoming reports. The VNR reporting countries from the African Group are: Algeria; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; the Republic of the Congo; […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, CBD COP 15, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commodities, Conservation, CTF, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Forests & REDD, France, G7, Gender, Germany, Global Biodiversity Strategy & Targets, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Japan, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SFM, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Fight Biodiversity Loss, Tackle Climate Change, Inequalities

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 May 2019: The Group of 7 (G7) Environment Ministers agreed on a Communiqué and the Metz Charter on Biodiversity at the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting. The Communiqué addresses inequalities and inclusivity in transitioning towards a green future, the role of science and research in the context of sustainable development, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Follow-Up and Review, Gender, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, IEA, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Myanmar, News, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SDG 7 Report Warns 650 Million People Could Lack Electricity Access in 2030 Without Sustained Effort

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 May 2019: The world is failing to meet global energy targets despite significant progress, according to a report that tracks progress on SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy) and highlights efforts to deploy renewable energy technology for electricity generation and improve energy efficiency. The report titled, ‘Tracking SDG 7: […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Caribbean, Central Africa, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), 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, HLPF 2019, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GSDR Co-Chair Briefs Delegations on Report Finalization Process

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 May 2019: The independent group of scientists for producing the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) released a draft version of the report to UN Member States on 17 May 2019. The group’s co-chair, Peter Messerli, then provided a briefing on its process and selected messages on 20 May. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Candidate for UNGA Presidency Promises Inclusion, UNSC Reform Push

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Environment, Europe, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Immigration, India, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Candidate for UNGA Presidency Promises Inclusion, UNSC Reform Push

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 May 2019: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held an informal interactive dialogue with Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria and the first candidate for President of the UNGA’s 74th session. From the reform of the UN Security Council to inclusion and human rights and plans for high-level events in […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Set Stage for Discussion of Development Reforms

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, China, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Human Rights, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Reform, UN Secretariat, United Nations, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Member States Set Stage for Discussion of Development Reforms

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 May 2019: In preparation for the UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) 2019 Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS), the UN Secretary-General reported on the implementation of reforms to the UN development system. During a briefing with the UN Deputy Secretary-General, UN Member States provided preliminary feedback on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Special Meeting Highlights Tax Challenges in Digitalization, Climate

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, News, Northern America, OECD, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Thailand, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ECOSOC Special Meeting Highlights Tax Challenges in Digitalization, Climate

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: Governments, UN high-level officials and representatives of the private sector and academia highlighted that corporate tax reform must focus on developing countries’ needs and on combating inequality, while taxation should be used to finance the SDGs. Participants in the UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) annual one‑day […]

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