Unep live revised 23 april 2014


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Unep live revised 23 april 2014

  1. 1. What is UNEP Live? An open platform of environmental information designed for global, regional and national data sharing and assessment www.unep.org/uneplive
  2. 2. • Provides easy access to environmental data and substantiated knowledge about the state of the environment and emerging issues • Links national, regional and global data to generate insights into sustainable development • Supports networking of existing communities of practice to capture, use, integrate and contextualize data
  3. 3. Who is it for? • Government Ministries that collect and provide data and policy makers who use these data • Assessment practitioners • UN audiences and civil society through social media and other channels
  4. 4. Regarding assessments (national assessments, Global Environment Outlook)… • About doing what we have always done more effectively, efficiently and dynamically • Reduce effort required to collect and compile data for each report • Update data as it becomes available • Greater coherence — “collect once, use often” • Update previous reports and focus on trends, rather than developing everything from scratch each time
  5. 5. Author & article update information Dynamic charts and tables which are easy to update with new information
  6. 6. “My Country” and State of Environment Reporting Toolkit • My Country: bring together publicly available environmental data and information on a country (held by UNEP, governments and partners) •Capacity building for generation, analysis and use of information to support different processes (e.g., SOER Toolkit)
  7. 7. MyCountry Will provide access to: • Country profile • Maps and satellite imagery • Key indicators of environmental performance • Access to data providers • Data toolkits • Links to national website • Links to the latest reports • Latest environmental updates • Options to compare countries
  8. 8. Country Profile From a dashboard of indicators, users can select a set and visualize them using different methodologies Countries can be added for comparative analysis Data are drawn from the EDE and supplemented with up-to- date information from the national platform
  9. 9. Networking other credible information sources
  10. 10. www.uneplive.org