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Action Pledges

Title

Polar View

Partner United Nations Environment Programme/GRID-Arendal

Date of submission 01/03/2008

Description

GRID-Arendal Action pledge II

Polar View is part of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security system of earth observation. It is supported by the European Space Agency and the European Commission with participation from the Canadian Space Agency. UNEP/GRID-Arendal is part of the Polar View Strategic Services Group.

Polar View promotes the use of satellites for the public good and in support of public policy in the area of sustainable development, marine safety and environment. 

Further information

Many Strong Voices
http://www.manystrongvoices.org/
UNEP/GRID-Arendal
http://www.grida.no/

Regional focus Polar Regions
Sector Education and training
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Training
NWP work area Data and observations
Target group Communities
Policy makers
Practitioners

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.