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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, English, events, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, land, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, United States of America, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation

Source: Small Island Developing States Welcome to IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has consolidated its nine Policy & Practice/Regional Coverage knowledgebases, and the tens of thousands of published articles contained within them, into a single entry point: SDG Knowledge Hub. This new, comprehensive knowledge management platform focuses on the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MDBs Commit to Align Activities with Paris Agreement

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Financial Institution, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Regional Development Bank, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UNFCCC COP 24, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: MDBs Commit to Align Activities with Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 December 2018: Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) announced a joint framework for aligning their activities with the Paris Agreement on climate change. The MDBs issued a declaration at the start of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC. The nine MDBs are the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Monitoring & Evaluation, NATO, News, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP, Partners Launch Tool to Assess Economic Impact of Environmental Degradation

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 November 2018: The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched “the world’s first comprehensive tool” linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy. ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure) is a web-based tool that will help global banks, investors and insurance firms assess the risks that environmental […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Europe, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Integrated Water Resources Management, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNESCO, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNESCO Launches Guide to Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure Development

Source: Small Island Developing States 23 October 2018: The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a guide to climate risk-informed decision making that provides a bottom-up approach to risk assessment and planning. The guide titled, ‘Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA): Collaborative Water Resources Planning for an Uncertain Future,’ is intended as […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 33rd General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, CBD, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, events, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, International Financial Institution, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Ramsar, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: 33rd General Meeting of the International Coral Reef Initiative

Source: Small Island Developing States The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) will hold its 33rd General Meeting (GM33) in Monaco. Launched at the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 1) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1994, ICRI brings together governments, the CBD and Ramsar Convention Secretariats, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, AU, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Finance, France, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 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 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, ILO, IMF, India, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Justice, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, News, Nuclear Weapons, OECD, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNESCO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, World Bank, World Trade Organisation, WTO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Paris Peace Forum Recognizes Climate Change, Food Insecurity, Water Scarcity as Challenges for Peace and Security

Source: Small Island Developing States 13 November 2018: A declaration signed by heads of UN agencies and French President Emmanuel Macron at the conclusion of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum highlights climate change, pandemics, food insecurity and water scarcity among “the most pressing challenges in terms of peace and security.” The statement […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, China, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Human Settlements & Population, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, Regional Development Bank, Sanitation, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Water & Sanitation, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Team Up on Sanitation

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 November 2018: The World Bank has announced a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate innovative sanitation services through a programme that seeks to make available US$1 billion of financing. The Urban Sanitation Innovative Partnership seeks to increase sanitation access, especially by poor households, through a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Shifts to Online Reporting for Development Indicators

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, International Financial Institution, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Shifts to Online Reporting for Development Indicators

Source: Small Island Developing States 22 October 2018: The World Bank has launched the World Development Indicators (WDI) online portal, marking a shift in indicator reporting, as the Bank’s development indicators have been released only via print or PDF format since the 1990s. Described as the Bank’s “premier compilation of cross-county comparable data on development,” […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Tackle Wildlife Trafficking by Strengthening Port Enforcement, Awareness

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Conservation, Crime, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, English, Environment, GEF, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, International Financial Institution, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP, GEF Tackle Wildlife Trafficking by Strengthening Port Enforcement, Awareness

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 November 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) are collaborating on an initiative to tackle maritime wildlife trafficking between Africa and Asia. The initiative will strengthen wildlife law enforcement at ports, and increase cooperation between ports and maritime stakeholders. According to UNDP, illegal wildlife […]

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