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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: 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: Arctic in Focus: Report, Meetings Focus on Adaptation Efforts in the Region

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, IMO, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Arctic in Focus: Report, Meetings Focus on Adaptation Efforts in the Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 May 2018: Recent activities related to Arctic policy include the publication of a report titled, ‘Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic: Perspectives from the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region,’ by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP). In addition, the first ever Pan-Arctic Regional Climate Outlook Forum (PARCOF-1) took place, […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 49th Session of the IPCC

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, ENB, English, events, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, land, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 49th Session of the IPCC

Source: Small Island Developing States The 49th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 49) is expected to convene from 14-18 May 2019, in Kyoto, Japan. The IPCC is currently in its sixth assessment cycle. During this cycle, the Panel will produce the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), a Methodology Report to refine the […]

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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: Bonn Climate Change Conference Advances Work on PAWP, Negotiations to Resume in September

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, ENB, English, Exploration, Fiji, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Gas, Gender, Germany, Global, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, India, International Negotiations, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, News, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, United States of America, Weather, WMO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Bonn Climate Change Conference Advances Work on PAWP, Negotiations to Resume in September

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2018: The UN Climate Change Conference concluded following more than ten days of talks in Bonn, Germany, with agreement to convene an extra negotiating session in September 2018 to further work on the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) in advance of the 24th session of the Conference of […]

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