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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, France, G20, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, India, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) 2018 finds that national decarbonization rates do not match the level needed to achieve commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The top performing countries on the Index are China, Mexico, Argentina and the UK, all of which grew […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, 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, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, 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, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Germany, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, India, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United Kingdom, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNFCCC Announces Momentum for Change Winners

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 September 2018: The UNFCCC announced the 15 recipients of the 2018 UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award. The winning activities contribute to one of Momentum for Change’s four focus areas: planetary health; Climate Neutral Now (CNN); women for results; and financing for climate-friendly investment. The winners will be recognized at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intelligence, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Launches SDG Impact Platform for Investors and Businesses

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) presented the SDG Impact initiative on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA). SDG Impact aims to empower investors and businesses to contribute to the SDGs, including by providing country-level data and SDG investment roadmaps. The initiative invites investors and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Culture, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, India, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United Kingdom, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: High-level Event Discusses Equity, Democratization in Technological Revolution

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 September 2018: On the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) high-level debate, high-level representatives of governments, the private sector, civil society, and academia discussed the impact of the technological revolution on society, including on the workforce, education, and low-income countries’ industrialization. They called for regulation of new […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Adopt Declaration for Peace at Nelson Mandela Summit

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Culture, Eastern Africa, Education, English, Europe, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, governance, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Myanmar, National Action, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Intergovernmental Body, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Countries Adopt Declaration for Peace at Nelson Mandela Summit

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: At a UN summit to honor Nelson Mandela, Heads of State and Government, ministers, other country officials and representatives of civil society discussed efforts needed to pursue international peace and security. UN Member States adopted a political declaration that recognizes the period 2019 to 2028 as the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Coalition to Use Technology, Data and AI to Predict and Prevent Famines

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, English, FAO, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Intelligence, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, MIL OSI, Near East, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Coalition to Use Technology, Data and AI to Predict and Prevent Famines

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 September 2018: The World Bank and partners have launched the Famine Action Mechanism (FAM), a global partnership of international organizations and leading technology companies, dedicated to preventing future famines. Most action to relive famine occurs after disaster or conflict have already caused millions of casualties and famine has become […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, Japan, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Trade, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Report Warns Global Solid Waste Could Increase 70 Percent by 2050

Source: Small Island Developing States 20 September 2018: The World Bank has released a report that warns that global waste could grow 70 percent by 2050 under a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario. The report identifies plastic as a key waste management problem, and provides recommendations for countries to develop and operate solid waste management systems. The […]

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