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2015 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

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The theme adopted for the 2015 High-level Political Forum is: Strengthening integration, implementation and review - the HLPF after 2015. 

The High-level Political Forum on sustainable development is the main United Nations platform dealing with sustainable development. It provides political leadership and guidance; follows up and review progress in implementing sustainable development commitments and addresses new and emerging sustainable development challenges; enhances the integration of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. 

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41

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-74

Date: 

26/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 08/07/2015

Venue: 

Two UN Plaza, New York, 10017

Venue City: 

New York

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Co-organisers: 

Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC)

Language of event: 

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Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNCCD (COP12)

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The 12th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place over two weeks in Ankara, Turkey. As the Convention's primary decision-making body, the COP will meet to discuss and make decisions regarding the Convention's implementation.

latitude: 

40

longitude: 

33

Date: 

12/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

Venue City: 

Ankara

Venue: 

Congresium Ankara - Ato International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Söğütözü Caddesi No:1/A, 06510 Çankaya

Venue Country: 

  • Turkey

Language of event: 

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Esri to support developing countries enhancing their climate resilience

Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will receive Esri's support to become more climate-resilient (Image: US Navy)

Colombia, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will receive Esri’s support to enhance their climate resilience.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 08:37

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9

longitude: 

40
Thu, 06/11/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

New satellite-based sensors deliver unprecedented weather forecasts

Pyxis provide precise weather forecasts (Image: US NOAA)

The satellite developer PlanetiQ introduced its new GPS technology called Pyxis which will make predictions better than before. The satellite-based weather instrument includes sensors that are designed to penetrate storm clouds and generate data that will significantly improve weather forecasting.

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 10:46

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latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-77
Fri, 06/05/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

6th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016

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International

latitude: 

47

longitude: 

10

Date: 

28/08/2016 to 01/09/2016

Venue City: 

Davos

Venue: 

Davos Congress Center

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

Global Risk Forum (GRF Davos)

Language of event: 

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

A new UN-SPIDER newsletter is now available. The latest issue focuses on the use of Earth observation for the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. 2015 is a milestone year for the United Nations.

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 08:34

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0

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0
Thu, 06/04/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/15: Space-based Information for Post-2015 Sustainable Development

United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation successfully concluded

130 international experts convened in Bonn to discuss the benefits of Earth observation for sustainable development (Image: DLR/Timm Bourry)

On 28 May 2015, UNOOSA and its co-organizers, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), successfully concluded the three day United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth observation in Bonn, Germany.

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Short title: 

United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation successfully concluded

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 11:03

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51

longitude: 

7
Fri, 05/29/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

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21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 21/CMP11)

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The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), or COP21, will be held on the Paris-Le Bourget site, bringing together around 40,000 participants in total - delegates representing each country, observers, and civil society members. It is the largest diplomatic event ever hosted by France and one of the largest climate conferences ever organized.

latitude: 

49

longitude: 

2

Date: 

30/11/2015 to 11/12/2015

Venue City: 

Paris

Venue: 

Paris- Le Bourget

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

UNFCCC

Language of event: 

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22nd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 22)

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) entered into force in 1994, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. The Conference of the Parties (COP) was designated as the supreme governing body of the Convention.

latitude: 

32

longitude: 

-8

Date: 

07/11/2016 to 18/11/2016

Venue City: 

Marrakesh

Venue Country: 

  • Morocco

Event Organisers: 

UNFCCC

Language of event: 

1

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