February 6, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Zoom Webinar

Last November, in Sharm el-Sheikh, world leaders renewed their commitments to keep the 1.5°C target within reach and pledged to invest in new climate technologies. While data is at the heart of every innovation guiding national climate adaptation and mitigation policies, policymakers still face a long list of data challenges when it comes to its collection and processing. Please join the Middle East Institute for an expert panel discussion on the practical strategies and tactics policymakers can adopt to overcome the difficulties inherent in gathering, processing, interpreting, and utilizing climate data sets as a valuable resource.

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Gayan Peiris
Head of Data and Technology, Chief Digital Office, UNDP

Reina Otsuka
Digital Innovation Lead for Nature, Climate Energy, UNDP

Johannes Jacob
Advisor on Data for Policy, GIZ

Mohammed Soliman
Director, Strategic Technologies and Cyber Security Program, Middle East Institute 

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