The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its
UN-SPIDER Programme (United Nations Platform for Space-based
Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response)
together with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are organising the
above mentioned workshop to promote the access and use of space-based
technologies and solutions for disaster management and emergency
response within relevant communities.
In its resolution 61/110 of 14 December 2006 the United Nations General