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Beihang University

Beihang University was previously known as the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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China - International Training Course

From 27 to 31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Date: 
27/10/2013 - 31/10/2013
Title of Training: 
Capacity Building Programme for Flood and Drought Mapping
Trainers: 
The training course was supported from experts from the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, the University of Twente (Netherlands), the International Water Management Institute (Sri Lanka) and NDRCC.
Target Group: 
26 participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cameroon, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Malawi, Mongolia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Turkey and Viet Nam attended the training.
Training Profile: 
During the training course, hands-on sessions were offered on flood risk assessment, global and regional flood risk monitoring, remote sensing based flood risk models and drought monitoring and risk assessment. The training course was organized back-to-back with the United Nations International Conference on Disaster Risk Identification, Assessment and Monitoring, which took place from 23 to 25 October 2013 in Beijing.
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National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

NDRCC is the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China.

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China and Russia to cooperate on navigation satellite systems

Artist's rendering of navigation satellites orbiting Earth.

On 30 June 2014, China and Russia have signed an agreement on the cooperation with regards to navigation satellite systems, as globalpost reported.

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Wed, 02/07/2014 - 17:13
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UN-SPIDER contributes to seminar of International Civil Defence Organisation

ICDO organizes a variety of events all over the world including training courses

UN-SPIDER participated in the

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Fri, 30/05/2014 - 11:19
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31.2989
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UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance in Beijing.

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Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:23
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Apply now: United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment"

Apply now to the United Nations International Conference

The application phase for the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" is now open.

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Tue, 06/05/2014 - 09:18
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39.8821
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116.479

ICIMOD and China strengthen ties

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding between CAST and ICIMOD

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) are strengthening their collaboration.

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Mon, 28/04/2014 - 17:06
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UN-SPIDER participates in training for International Charter Space and Major Disasters

Participants of the Project Manager training course

Two UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER experts participated in the Project Manager (PM) training for the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters from 10 to 11 April in Beijing, China.

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Sat, 12/04/2014 - 10:25
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UN-SPIDER and APSCO: Further cooperation in 2014

UN-SPIDER Beijing Head of Office Shirish Ravan and APSCO Secretary-General

UN-SPIDER visited the office of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) in Beijing, China on 13 March 2014 to discuss further joint activities in 2014.

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Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:13
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