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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 2030WaterSecure Programme Scales Up Capacity-building Efforts in Africa

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Environment, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Integrated Water Resources Management, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNU, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 2030WaterSecure Programme Scales Up Capacity-building Efforts in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 June 2018: The UN University’s Institute for Water Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) and the water programme of Future Earth organized a one-day workshop to identify capacity needs among water professionals in African countries and to plan for the future. The workshop brought together participants from Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Calls for Urgent Assistance to Underfunded Crises

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, FAO, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FAO Report Calls for Urgent Assistance to Underfunded Crises

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a report that warns that droughts, floods, conflicts and other shocks could push millions of people into food insecurity and acute hunger, threatening their lives, well-being and future. Without urgent support to the world’s most underfunded […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Selects 22 “Climate Trailblazers”

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Transport, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Climate Action Summit Selects 22 “Climate Trailblazers”

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) has announced 22 “Climate Trailblazers:” individuals from around the world representing both emerging and established voices on climate change action, activism and ambition. The Trailblazers, who show through action that “everyday people can do extraordinary things,” will raise awareness regarding the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Signatories to Inclusive Data Charter Showcase Commitments to Leave No One Behind

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2018, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Action, National Government, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Signatories to Inclusive Data Charter Showcase Commitments to Leave No One Behind

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) launched an Inclusive Data Charter in the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The Charter’s goals include improving the quality, quantity, availability, and financing of disaggregated data to ensure that no one is left behind […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GWP Supports Transboundary Water Projects, IWRM in Africa

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, hydropower, Integrated Water Resources Management, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Regional Development Bank, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Technology, Transboundary Water, Water & Sanitation, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: GWP Supports Transboundary Water Projects, IWRM in Africa

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 July 2018: The Global Water Partnership (GWP) has announced a joint project with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), which will support transboundary water and hydropower projects in the region by preparing them for financing. In 2017, the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and NEPAD found that […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 42 Countries to Present VNRs to HLPF 2019

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Fiji, France, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 42 Countries to Present VNRs to HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 1 August 2018: Rhonda King, President of ECOSOC, has informed all UN Permanent Representatives and Observers that the list of countries to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at the 2019 meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) has been closed. Seven countries will present VNRs for a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, GCF, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Indonesia, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Irrigation, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Myanmar, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN-HABITAT, UNFCCC, United Kingdom, Water & Sanitation, Water Storage, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Adaptation Finance Update: Experience Sharing Enhances Access to Climate Finance, Improves Adaptation Practices

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several adaptation programmes around the world achieved access to climate finance. The Adaptation Fund approved a pilot South-South cooperation readiness support package to foster cooperation on adaptation project development, accreditation and access to climate finance. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) finalized its […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Imports, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: Climate mitigation finance news in July included announcements celebrating Ireland’s fossil fuel divestment bill, the World Bank Group’s record in climate finance and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s 10 year anniversary, as well as a new finance partnership for sustainable infrastructure in Asia and financing for renewable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Committee: 2017 VNRs Paid Limited Attention to Cross-Cutting Issues

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, HLPF 2017, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Committee: 2017 VNRs Paid Limited Attention to Cross-Cutting Issues

Source: Small Island Developing States July 2018: The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) released a paper on how countries’ Voluntary National Reviews in 2017 addressed three cross-cutting issues of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: leaving no one behind (LNOB); addressing trade-offs through policy integration; and pursuing global partnership as a means of implementation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Supreme Audit Institutions Discuss Contributions to Accountability under 2030 Agenda

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Caribbean, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Media Intelligence, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Supreme Audit Institutions Discuss Contributions to Accountability under 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 July 2018: The UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA) and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) jointly organized a meeting on the contributions of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) to the SDGs. Participants reflected on their experiences and lessons learned from auditing governments’ preparedness for SDG implementation. Discussions also […]

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