From 17 to 21 November 2014, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) jointly with the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) organised a workshop on space law in Beijing, China.
APSCO is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to promote and strengthen the development of collaborative space programs among its Member States by establishing the basis for cooperation in peaceful applications of space science and technology. It is headquartered in Beijing, People's Republic of China.
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.
The Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) is an inter-governmental organisation aimed at promoting and strengthening the collaboration on space programmes and technologies among its Asian Member States. APSCO and UN-SPIDER have been cooperating closely since UN-SPIDER opened its office in Beijing in 2010.
On 17-18 July 2012, the Iranian Space Agency - UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Iran - hosted in Tehran the 6th meeting of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization Council (APSCO). Members of the Council from all 9 Member States and Signatory State, namely Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand and Turkey joined this event. The meeting discussed on a number of projects and the Council agreed for the establishment of an Education and Training Center of APSCO.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, Particularly Drought (the Mechanism) was officially launched under the Regional Space Applications Programme (RESAP) in September 2010.
The Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC), the decision-making body of RESAP, at its 14 th session in December 2010 decided, that:
From 3 to 7 May 2010 UN-SPIDER staff participated in the “Workshop on Space-technology Applications in Disaster Risk Reduction” jointly hosted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, P.R.C. and the International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) and organized by the National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC ) in Beijing. The workshop provided an opportunity for UN-SPIDER to contribute a technical presentation and introduce UN-SPIDER to the participants.