Kätlin Weinzierl
Advisor in Ministry of Climate of Estonia

High Level Expert Group on Big Data for the Planet, 11-13 September 2023, Vienna *Towards A Big Data Revolution for the Planet*


First expert group meeting where participants will scope an integrated, tech-
empowered cross-sectoral approach to data optimization, governance and access to
meet multilateral environmental goals and advancing green-digital transition. This
work is designed to provide valuable insights and help support ongoing UN
processes. The format of the meeting is highly interactive and expert group members
will be expected to provide their perspective, expert views and use
cases. Recommendations from the expert group meeting, plenaries and breakout
sessions will be compiled in a technical report and shared with high-level decision
makers across the UN and the UN Environment assembly. More than 150
participants all over the world from governments, European Union institutions, space
agencies, technology companies, UN entities.

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Kätlin Weinzierl
Advisor in Ministry of Climate of Estonia
The Data for the Environment Alliance (DEAL) was first launched on November 2nd 2021 at the COP26 in Glasgow and officially launched on 4th of March 2022 at UNEA-5 in Nairobi as a Member State led initiative. DEAL aims at empowering the delivery of the environmental dimension of the 2030 by making high quality environmental data, big data and exponential technologies accessible and efficiently utilized by member states, society, and the industry. It is facilitated and supported by the UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment (UNSPBF). DEAL community includes: - Earth observation centres / space agencies - Research centres and labs / Think Tanks / Data analytics centres - Big Tech and industry partners - Investment partners - Member States - Forecasting specialists from industry and finance with focus on environment and development - UN entities: UNEP /UNOOSA / UN statistical office / UNEP statistics and SDGs office / GEO / UN Geospatial Network / InforMEA - Citizen science representatives