Tag Archives: data

Reflections on the Eye on Earth Summit


Eye on Earth LogoIn December 2011, the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The summit brought together global leaders who realize that with a global population of seven billion, gathering environmental data is critical.  Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, the Secretary General of Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency said “our over-riding purpose is to bring together all of you who have worked so hard and long to bring down the barriers that prevent all of us having access to the knowledge we need to safeguard our planet’s future.”

Continue reading Reflections on the Eye on Earth Summit