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Big Data thematic event at UN Environment Assembly
23 May, 2016
(Nairobi, Kenya) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is organizing the first Sustainable Innovation Expo during the second session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) on 23-27 May 2016. The Expo presents an excellent opportunity for the science community to engage with policy-makers and have a constructive dialogue on the science and knowledge required to support informed decision-making to deliver on the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
During the event, a there will be a thematic event on “Big Data and innovation: delivering information for the SDGs” on 23 May 2016. The event will provide Government representatives, international organizations, technical experts and representatives from civil society and the private sector the opportunity to exchange ideas and share experiences on using Big Data to help monitor the Sustainable Development Agenda (SGDs).