Beihang University was previously known as the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. It is located in Beijing, People's Republic of China, and focuses on high level technological and scientific research.
NDRCC is the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China. NDRCC is an agency providing information and technological support, including a national disaster database which local civil affairs departments access to enter details about the disaster.
NDRCC is a very strong supporter of the UN-SPIDER progamme and is hosting the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office.
On 30 June 2014, China and Russia have signed an agreement on the cooperation with regards to navigation satellite systems, as globalpost reported. The memorandum of understanding was signed by the China Satellite Navigation Office and Russian Federal Space Agency on the sidelines of the on-going China-Russia expo in Harbin, China.
The application phase for the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "Multi-
The application phase for the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" is now open. The conference will take place from 15 to 17 September 2014 in Beijing, China and is organized by the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office jointly with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.
Apply now: UN-SPIDER International Conference in Beijing