Open Source Project

An open and collaborative development process

Software components

GLAD is a community-driven open-source project, built on open-source software. We welcome and support developers interested in joining efforts for the development process!

Public source code repositories of GLAD components are currently available for:

GLAD REST service

Conversion Service

GLAD website (available soon)

All projects owned by UNEP can be found at UNEP's Economy Division GitHub


The API documentation is available here.


GLAD REST serviceMozilla Public License 2.0

Conversion ServiceMozilla Public License 2.0

GLAD Developer days

To grow the GLAD development community, we held a GLAD developer’s day where interested software developers learned about the software landscape of GLAD and how to contribute.

All documents from the 1st GLAD Developer’s Day can be found here.