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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Europe, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Systemic Issues, Thailand, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Releases Zero Draft on Modalities for Universal Health Coverage Meeting

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: The co-facilitators of negotiations towards a High-Level Meeting on universal health coverage have released the zero draft of a UN resolution outlining proposed modalities of the meeting, which is to take place in 2019. Co-facilitators Katalin Annamária Bogyay (Hungary) and Vitavas Sriviho (Thailand) will present the draft […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Desertification & Land Degradation, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, India, Korea, land, MIL OSI, Mining, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Near East, North Africa, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNCCD, UNEP, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Dust Disrespects Political Boundaries, Let’s Act Together

Source: Small Island Developing States In March this year, an unusual sand and dust storm nicknamed ‘Mars on Earth or Orange Snow[1]’ transported and deposited dust that transformed European landscapes into a surreal orange-tinted scenery. An even more drastic dust storm swept over India recently and left behind a trail of casualties.[2] Then in May, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, English, Finance, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF, West Africa, WFP, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Takes Action on Infectious Disease

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 June 2018: The UN announced that recent outbreaks of Ebola and lassa fever in sub-Saharan and West Africa abated in the month of May, as agencies worked to reduce their spread through emergency relief and increased human capacity in affected countries. UN agencies are also working to stop the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Health, Climate, Gender and Development Cooperation

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, IMF, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNICEF, United States of America, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, WHO, WMO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Health, Climate, Gender and Development Cooperation

Source: Small Island Developing States This brief continues last week’s discussion on efforts to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and beyond, to look at reports and initiatives addressing climate (SDG 13), gender (SDG 5), employment (SDG 8) and public expenditures and development cooperation (SDG 17). The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nine […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Health Assembly Adopts Five-Year Plan for Advancing SDGs

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, governance, Health, International Negotiations, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Health Assembly Adopts Five-Year Plan for Advancing SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 May 2018: The 71st World Health Assembly resulted in a five-year strategic plan to advance all health-related targets under the SDGs, especially under SDG 3 on good health and wellbeing. World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus anticipated that the agency will increase its focus on public health, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Interactive Civil Society Hearing on Non-Communicable Diseases

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, events, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Interactive Civil Society Hearing on Non-Communicable Diseases

Source: Small Island Developing States UNGA President Miroslav Lajcak will convene an interactive civil society hearing as part of the preparatory process for the high-level meeting to undertake a comprehensive review of the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The hearing is organized with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO). date: 5 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO, WHO, UNEP Launch Coalition on Health, Environment and Climate Change

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Cyclone, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Republic of Korea, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WHO, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WMO, WHO, UNEP Launch Coalition on Health, Environment and Climate Change

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 May 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO), UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have launched a global coalition on health, environment and climate change, which aims to improve coordination and reduce the annual 12.6 million deaths caused by environmental risks, especially air pollution. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Changes Recommended to SDG 6 Targets and Indicators

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, English, Finance, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Integrated Water Resources Management, Investment, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Water & Sanitation, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Changes Recommended to SDG 6 Targets and Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 April 2018: Advisors to the UN Joint Monitoring Programme for Drinking-water, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) have published an independent critique of the means of implementation (MoI) targets for SDG 6 on water and sanitation. Their review, in the open-access journal npj Clean Water, calls for changes to the two […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Global Health and US Impacts

By   /  May 29, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, China, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, India, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Publication, Sanitation, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Global Health and US Impacts

Source: Small Island Developing States This week’s brief reviews a selection of reports and articles released around the 71st World Health Assembly, which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 21-26 May 2018. The publications examine how the international community is taking steps to contextualize health efforts and accelerate progress towards SDG 3 (ensure healthy lives […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Progress Report: The World is Not on Track to Achieve SDG 7, but Progress is Accelerating

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, IEA, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, IRENA, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, WHO, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Energy Progress Report: The World is Not on Track to Achieve SDG 7, but Progress is Accelerating

Source: Small Island Developing States 2 May 2018: The publication titled, ‘Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report,’ released during the 4th Sustainable Energy for All Forum, shows that global progress is too slow to achieve access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030 (SDG 7). The trends are particularly concerning […]

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