Global open data for monitoring the Sendai targets

25 May 2017
13:00 - 13:55
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre.
Daniele Ehrlich (
Participation: Public
Accessible: Yes
Primary floor language: English
Interpretation: No
ISL Interpretation: No
Live Broadcast: No
Remote Participation: No

The session brings together institutions using global spatial datasets for generating indicators used to monitoring disaster risk as well as targets of International Framework Agreements. The session aims to communicating the wealth of disaster risk information made available through new data analytics technologies applied to open and free data sources including Earth Observation. The session will show that “no one is left behind” in monitoring some Sendai targets. Finally, the session aims to inform on the value of geo-spatial data and technologies and to promote their use as a coordinating and standardizing platform for the disaster risk community.