The United Nations designated the period of 1990-1999 as the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR).
UN-SPIDER’s Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, addressed the attending delegations of the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) on 12 June 2014 in
"Challenges to our society, including that of global climate change, and to food security and global health, are all interlinked with disasters, and we need a holistic approach," said Mr.
On 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER presented its Knowledge Portal (www.un-spider.org) to the delegates of the 51st session of the Scientific and Te
UN-SPIDER successfully concluded the fifth annual meeting of its Regional Support Offices in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna.
The fifty-first session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space will be held from 10 -21 February 2014 at the United Nation Office at Vienn
Valentina Tereshkova made her historic space flight as the first woman in outer space on 16 June 1963.
From 11 to 22 February 2013 the Fiftieth annual session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was held in Vienna, Austria.
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