Eye on Earth
Eye on Earth is a global community of individuals and organisations that collaborate across disciplines and geographies to strengthen the environmental component of Sustainable Development. Eye on Earth focuses on enabling the demand, creation, availability, discoverability, usability, and use of environmental (and related social and economic) data, information and knowledge – for all stakeholders in society.
The Eye on Earth movement facilitates a convening process that converges a multi-disciplinary, global community of experts from the full diversity of stakeholder categories in a cross-cutting knowledge exchange and collaboration-enabling platform.
The Eye on Earth framework engages a global community of stakeholder organizations and existing networks to collectively advance the availability, accessibility and usability of data and Information for all stakeholders.
Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Eye on Earth is committing to the organization of the second Eye on Earth Summit Oct 6-8 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – an international gathering of Data-for-Sustainability professionals.
We also commit to launch the October Summit of the Eye on Earth Alliance comprising of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Resources Institute (WRI), and the Group on Earth Observation (GEO).
Finally, we commit to facilitating networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration in the field of Data for Sustainability.