Dubai Municipality adopts geospatial data in support of UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030


Dubai Municipality has adopted the geospatial data in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) through the comprehensive geospatial system of the Emirate, “Dubai Here.”

The GIS Center in Dubai Municipality has begun to organize geospatial data according to the goals in support of the (UNSDG) with a commitment to provide the finest and best services in accordance with the approved innovative global standards in various fields.

The adoption of the geospatial data reference contributes to achieving integration between global data with the emirate’s data, which enhances the availability of sustainable development requirements at all levels. The GIS Center in Dubai Municipality is considered the first center in the region in terms of its geospatial data compatibility with global data, which constitutes a shift in the field of using the international standards issued by the ISO, taking into account local requirements.

It should be noted that the GIS Center in Dubai Municipality cooperates with various partners in the country in the field of geospatial data in support of the UNSDG 2030, as geospatial data is one of the most important elements of the success of the sustainable development goals, and the adoption of the United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), to support efforts aimed at raising the efficiency and capabilities of geospatial maturity in the emirate.

The UNSDG 2030 include seventeen goals, which were prepared by the United Nations, and are also known as the Global Agenda 2030, which is a global vision and call for action to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure the happiness and enjoyment of peace and prosperity for all people by 2030, as the Sustainable Development Goals require cooperation and work with all partners in a practical way to improve life choices in a sustainable way for future generations, in addition to preparing and providing clear principles and goals for all countries to adopt in accordance with their national priorities and plans, while highlighting the environmental challenges that the whole world faces.

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