We are at a pivotal moment in the history of our stewardship of this planet. To guide the political action which is required to counter the speed, scope and severity of the environmental and climate crises, we must acquire and deploy data sets and frontier technologies.

We have given ourselves 10 more years to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. But the next 12 months will be critical.

All evidence shows that we are not on track to avert the two greatest existential environmental challenges on our doorstep: the climate and nature crisis. We are not even effectively measuring global progress against the SDGs. Sixty-eight percent of the 93 environmental SDGs indicators cannot be measured due to a lack of data. To bridge this gap, UNDP is working with a wide variety of partners on digital ecosystem for the entire planet. Read more by clicking here: UN Development Program