Inter-American Workshop on Access to Environmental Data

Details of the organization
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Inter-American Workshop on Access to Environmental Data
This workshop provided a unique opportunity to bring together regional scientists, data managers, and representatives of funding institutions and the policy community to identify and discuss: 1)scientific, technical, and institutional aspects of environmental data access practices and policies; 2) opportunities and barriers for environmental data access; and 3) specific actions that can be taken to improve policies and regional cooperation, with regard to environmental data access.
Regional implementation
Completed from 03/03/04 to 03/06/04
Brazilian Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA); Brazilian Academy of Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation, International Council for Science, U.S. National Committee for CODATA

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Conference
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No