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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030”

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The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for

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14/09/2015 to 16/09/2015

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Sun, 19/07/2015

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Beijing

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Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

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  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

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Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific: Successful first training

Participants of the first training programme of the UN affiliated Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (RCSSTEAP)

From 20 to 29 April 2015, the UN affiliated Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (RCSSTEAP), based in Beihang University, Bejijng, organized the ten-day course "Satellite Navigation Technology and Applications". A total of 30 participants from 11 countries participated in the training programme.

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Mon, 04/05/2015 - 14:14

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Earthquake in Nepal: Space community becomes involved

Approximately 6.5 million people were affected in the region (Image: HDX)

On Saturday, 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and India with several aftershocks following on Saturday and Sunday. GDACS estimates that 6.5 million people are affected.

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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EQ-2015-000048-NPL, EQ-2015-000048-IND, EQ-2015-000048-BGD, EQ-2015-000048-CHN

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Nepal

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25/04/2015
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China: launch of new-generation BeiDou navigation satellite

Ground track of BeiDou 2012 (Image: NASA/ Secretlondon)

The Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) now includes a new-generation satellite, launched into space on Monday, 30 of March.

The 17th BDS satellite has been launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the south western Chinese province of Sichuan. The launch marked the beginning of an expansion of the BDS from regional to global coverage.

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East Asia Summit (EAS) workshop and 2nd ASEAN workshop

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These two workshops will be held back-to-back in Hangzhou, China, from 1 to 5 June 2015.This meeting will be hosted by the Ministry of Civil of Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and co-organized by the National

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01/06/2015 to 05/06/2015

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Hangzhou

Venue Country: 

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Event Organisers: 

Ministry of Civil of Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

Co-organisers: 

National Disaster Reduction Centre of China, UN-SPIDER and UNESCAP

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Chinese Gaofen-2 earth observation satellite comes into service

Typhoon approaching China (Image: NASA)

Last Friday, China’s most advanced earth observation satellite, the Gaofen-2, was put into service after being launched in August.

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Mon, 09/03/2015 - 12:11

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Atlas of cities at risk from natural disasters published

2013 Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines (Image: DFID/ Henry Donati)

More than 50 percent of the most exposed cities in the world for natural disasters are located in Philippines, China, Japan and Bangladesh, according to a recent publication by the global risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft.

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Mon, 09/03/2015 - 11:22

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International Workshop on Supporting Future Earth with Global Geo-Information

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Future Earth is a global research platform aiming to provide knowledge and supporting to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world. Dynamic Planet, Global Development and Transformations towards Sustainability are its three research themes. These depend critically on the availability and utilization of reliable information at both local and global scale. With the advancement of

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09/06/2015 to 10/06/2015

Venue City: 

Beijing

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Holiday Inn Beijing Changan West

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC), Chinese National Committee for Future Earth (CNC-FE), Chinese National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASG), LIESMARS, Wuhan University

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China: Meteorological satellite Fengyun-II 08 successfully launched

Typhoon USAGI approaching East coast of China

China has announced that its meteorological satellite Fengyun-II 08 has been successfully launched from Xichang Satellite Centre, located in Sichuan Province, South-West China, on 31 December 2014.

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Mon, 05/01/2015 - 09:34

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