UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 04/05/2012
UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates

The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

UN-SPIDER at a glance:

  • UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop successfully concluded
  • UN-SPIDER supports space applications workshop in India
  • UN-SPIDER inaugurates international training course in India 
  • UN-SPIDER facilitates support for locust outbreak in Northern Africa 
  • Enhancing links with BGR in Hannover, Germany 
  • UN-SPIDER participates in meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management 
  • International Working Group on satellite based emergency mapping formally established

News from our Regional Support Offices

  • New look for UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Offices
  • CATHALAC tracks hotspots in Central America
  • ADRC: Cooperative project for the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Károly Róbert College wins national competition and enhances networking with Romania

News from our Community

  • International Charter activated for floods in Paraguay
  • India successfully launches Radar Imaging Satellite
  • Envisat: Services interrupted

Upcoming Events

  • UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping: Now open for applications
  • Secure World Foundation: Workshop on Use of Space Applications in Humanitarian Operations
  • The 8th International Conference on Geo-information for Disaster Management

 

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