UN-SPIDER June 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 29/06/2012
UN-SPIDER June 2012 Updates

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

  • UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER Side event at Rio+20
  • UN-SPIDER supports International Workshop on Drought
  • Call for experts for Technical Advisory Mission to Cape Verde closed
  • UN-SPIDER Newsletter “Technical Advisory Support” available

News from our Regional Support Offices

  • Károly Róbert College became member of OGC
  • RCMRD: SDI-Africa Newsletter for June available
  • IGAC implements project on floods and landslides
  • ASAL: Space-based information to combat desertification

News from our Community 

  • 55th session of COPUOS successfully concluded
  • International Charter activated for floods in Canada
  • TerraSAR-X: Five years in space
  • DLR supports establishment of IWG-SEM
  • China: Donation of BeiDou/COMPASS model
  • Rio+20 agreement addresses disaster risk reduction

Upcoming events

  • Fifth International Summer School and Conference Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment (AGSE 2012)

 

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