Switzerland

Geo-Information in Disaster Situations - 8th Edition

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Undefined

The increasing number and intensity of natural disasters in the past few years have had severe consequences in terms of human lives that were impacted, but also in terms of structural damage and economic losses.

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Free tagging: 

Training Target Audience: 

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Tuition Remarks: 

Additional Information: 

Date: 

05/03/2018 to 16/03/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/12/2017

Venue: 

International Environment House

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT).

Co-organisers: 

The event is organised in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen.

Language of event: 

1

United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Undefined

United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health

Rationale and Context

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Date: 

23/08/2017 to 25/08/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 01/08/2017

Venue: 

World Health Organization Headquarters

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

The event is organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of Switzerland.

Co-organisers: 

European Space Agency (ESA)

Language of event: 

1

Geomatics for a Sustainable Environment Summer School at University of Geneva

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Undefined

The University of Geneva offers a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Geomatics for a Sustainable development. The course runs from July to December 2017 and consists of both presential and distance learning. It aims at providing attendees with an overview of the various existing tools and approaches to tackle the multidisciplinary environmental challenges. The course has two modules; the first is a remote

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

04/09/2017 to 15/09/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 15/06/2017

Venue: 

University of Geneva

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

University of Geneva, Faculty of Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences

Co-organisers: 

UN Environment/GRID-Geneva, EAWAG Zürich, University of Lausanne, Group on Earth Observations.

Language of event: 

1

UNOOSA invited to participate in a WMO meeting on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems

Hurricanes and early warning systems (image Courtesy of NASA)

From 19 to 21 April 2016 the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) conducted the first meeting of the WMO Disaster Risk Reduction User-Interface Expert Advisory Group on Multi-

English

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 10:21

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Mon, 05/16/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

UNOOSA / GEO Discovery Day in Geneva

Discovery Day Geneva 2016

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Group of Earth Observations (GEO), with the support of DigitalGlobe, are organizing the Discovery Day 2016 meeting in Geneva on the 11th of May 2016 at the headquarters of the World Meteorological Organization.

English

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 06/05/2016 - 14:40

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Fri, 05/06/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

This year El Niño under the three strongest reported in 65 years

This year El Niño is the strongest since 15 years (Image: NASA).
During a news conference in Geneva on 16 November 2015, the Secretary-General of the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Mr. Michel Jarraud, commented that the “Severe droughts and devastating flooding being experienced throughout the tropics and sub-tropical zones bear the hallmarks of this
English

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 14:52

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6
Tue, 11/17/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Satellite operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation

Stephen O’Brien says that satellite communications are the only technology immune to natural disasters (Image: UN Geneva).

On 14 October at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation in Geneva, the

English

Short title: 

Satellite operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 16/10/2015 - 12:11

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6
Fri, 10/16/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Local knowledge as a key element of disaster risk management and the management of floods

Investments in risk reduction can reduce the risk of flash floods (Image: USGS).

On October 07, the head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in Geneva, Margareta Wahlström stressed the importance of investments in ris

English

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 12/10/2015 - 13:03

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6
Mon, 10/12/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Agreement between UNOOSA and the Swiss Government

Satellite image of the city of Geneva, Switzerland (Image: NASA)

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is pleased to announce an agreement with the Swiss Government to support the development of new initiatives to advance the use of space-based tools and technology in the various areas of work of Geneva-based United Nations entities, international organisations or non-governmental organisations.

English

Do not include in news list: 

0

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 11:33

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6
Fri, 08/28/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

Geo-Information in Disaster Situations (GIDS): 6th Edition

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Undefined

The aim of the course is to enable participants to work with basic GIS tools and methodologies in preparation of disaster related maps in support of

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

29/02/2016 to 11/03/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 30/10/2015

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Co-organisers: 

University of Copenhagen

Language of event: 

1

Pages

Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.