Seed Funded Projects


Below is a summary of each of the seed funded projects and their alignment to the Eye on Earth principles.

Projects were selected to ensure they were compelling, specific, achievable outcomes that translate the principles of the Eye on Earth Summit Declaration to “on the ground” commitments and actions through the Special Initiatives, with priority emphasis on projects that provide support to Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the Arab region.


Project Title

Special Inititiative

ISEPEI Case Study – In-Service ICT Training for Environmental Professionals Eye on Education
EcoCitizen World Map-Building Eco Cities Eye on Community Sustainability and Resilience
GeoSUMR – GeoInformation for Sustainable Urban Management and Resilience Eye on Community Sustainability and Resilience
The GeoSUR Program, a model regional geospatial network for the Arab region Eye on Global Networkl of Networks
GUPES- Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability Eye on Education
Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe Building Bridges between Regions Eye on Access for All
Principle 10 Legal Index (now called Environmental Democracy Legal Index) Eye on Access for All
Unlocking Biodiversity Data from Environmental Impact Assessment Eye on BioDiversity
FALCON SDI Leadership Proposal – A Regional and National Business Transformation Initiative Oct Update Eye on Disaster Management
SIIEM – Strengthening Information Infrastructure for Emergency Management Eye on Disaster Management
Strengthening Capacity of Governments and other Actors – UNEP Guidelines for the Development of National Legislation on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Bali Guidelines). Eye on Access for All