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Leveraging earth observation technologies to enhance access to climate finance

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Climate-vulnerable Commonwealth countries face challenges in accessing climate finance to tackle climate change. Making a robust investment case requires accurate, reliable and timely data, to justify the type of climate action needed.

The Commonwealth Secretariat is driving the call for increased use of satellite derived technologies and data to enhance climate finance access. This virtual event will launch a new discussion paper on the topic, highlighting the experiences of countries involved in the IPP CommonSensing Project.

The Commonsensing Project is a partnership between Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and a consortium of international partners, including the UK Space Agency, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR - UNOSAT), Catapult Satellite Applications, Devex, Met Office, Sensonomic, Spatial Days and the University of Portsmouth.

This event aims to:

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This virtual event will take place on 7 June 2021 at 8.30am BST (GMT+1) on Blue Jeans.

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