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11:00 to 12:00: Eye On Earth: Access for All
21 Jun 2012 - 21 Jun 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Athletes Park, UNEP Pavilion

The Eye on Earth Community within the Eye on Earth Summit Declaration have committed to:
�Resolve to support the development of adequate institutional and legislative enabling conditions for furthering the implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration��
This is to be achieved by building on previous and current initiatives and focuses in particular on increasing awareness; developing capacity; using data and information to understand and address implementation gaps; assisting governments meet the Bali Guidelines on Access to Information, Public Participate and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters; and web-based mechanisms for monitoring and tracking implementation.

This Panel session will discuss thoughts from key Stakeholders, data providers and policy makers on how access to environmental and societal data and information by all those who need it is a basis on which all can use to make smart sustainable development decisions. Specifically this will include environmental and societal data and information needs from a civil society perspective and the uses of accessible, timely, credible and accurate data and information on a global, regional and national scale

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