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CAPACITY BUILDING

Geospatial World Forum 2014 - geoSMART Planet: Resources + Infrastructure & YOU

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/11/2013
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
05/05/2014 - 09/05/2014
Venue: 
Centre International de Conféremces Geneve (CICG)
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

Geospatial media + communications

Co-organisers: 

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Swiss Confederation, Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport DDPS Federal Office of Topography swisstopo UNOSAT UNITAR

Language of event: 
English

Technological advancements are turning the world into an intelligent, instrumented and interconnected place.

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Sudan: UN-SPIDER training on space-based technologies for disaster risk management

Training the use of space technologies for disaster risk reduction.

A workshop and training course on space-based technologies for disaster risk management are being held from 5 to 9 May 2013 in Khartoum, Sudan.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 07/05/2013 - 09:44
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Institutional Strengthening Missions

With an Institutional Strengthening Mission (ISM) UN-SPIDER assists a Member State in increasing its capacity to benefit from space-based information for risk and disaster management.

UN-SPIDER builds hazard mapping skills in Sri Lanka

From 14 to 17 of August 2012, UN-SPIDER conducted the Capacity Building Programme “Space Technology for Improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka”, as a follow-up to the Technical Advisory

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 24/08/2012 - 15:29
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Space Technology for improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Badulla
Basic Information
Date: 
14/08/2012 - 17/08/2012
Venue: 
Uva-Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, Badulla
Venue Country: 
Sri Lanka
Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER (UN Office for Outer Space Affairs) and Disaster Management Centre (Sri Lanka)

Co-organisers: 

Uwa-Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka, and National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Introduction

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Technical Advisory Support at UN-SPIDER

With the May 2012 issue of the UN-SPIDER Newsletter, we are introducing a new approach to UN-SPIDER Newsletters

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 09:41

UN-SPIDER Newsletter Technical Advisory Support

Issue Date: 
Thu, 31/05/2012

 The May 2012 issue of the UN-SPIDER Newsletter focuses on UN-SPIDER's Technical Advisory Support. It covers the following topics:

In focus

Local and hi-tech responses needed when disaster strikes in Africa

Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based on

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:43

IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC)

Regional Committee for the Western Pacific was established in 1977.

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