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World Science Day for Peace and Development

View from Space Station. Image: NASA

The World Science Day for Peace and Development established by UNESCO in 2001 is commemorated every year on 10 November. It is not only a symbolic but essential celebration considering that Science is at the center to reach the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sendai Framework for Action and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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UN/India Workshop on the use of Earth Observation for Disaster Management

Participants in the UN/India Workshop
Closing ceremony, UN/India workshop

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Programme on Space Applications and the UN-SPIDER platform, together with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), jointly organised the United Nations/India workshop on the Use of

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12th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

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10/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

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Bangkok

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  • Thailand

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The value of Landsat earth observation images

Landsat Earth observation images enables knowledge on land and resources (Image: USGS).
In 2008, Landsat Earth observation images became available to all users free of charge. Since then, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) portal has provided roughly 30 million Landsat Earth observation images for users to download.
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United Nations/India Workshop on the Use of Earth Observation Data in Disaster Management and Risk Reduction: Sharing the Asian Experience

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Programme on Space Applications and the UN-SPIDER platform, and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are jointly organising this workshop in order to share experiences from Asia and other parts of the World in using

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United Nations/India Workshop on the Use of Earth Observation Data in Disaster Management and Risk Reduction: Sharing the Asian Experience

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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Programme on Space Applications and the UN-SPIDER platform, and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are jointly organising this workshop in order to share experiences from Asia and other parts of the World in using

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08/03/2016 to 11/03/2016

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Mon, 11/01/2016

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Hyderabad

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  • India

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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Programme on Space Applications and the UN-SPIDER platform, and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), are jointly organising this workshop.

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International Academy of Astronautics promulgates Heads of Space Agencies Summit Declaration 2015

Space agency leaders strengthen the use of satellite applications in climate change and disaster management (Image: NASA).

On 17-18 September 2015 heads of space agencies gathered for the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Mexico City to discuss the role of

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Training Course on Early Warning Systems

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The training is aimed at helping participants and their respective organizations to design and implement Early Warning Systems (EWS). The course will help participants develop an EWS and risk management plans tailored to the needs of their respective organizations.

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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

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Mon, 17/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

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ASAL's satellite ALSAT-2A turned 5 years in orbit

Extract from ALSAT-2A image of Benabdelmalek Ramdane in Mostaganem Province, Algeria (Image: ASAL)

ALSAT-2A, the optical Earth observation satellite of the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, reached five years in orbit on July 12.

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3rd International Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster

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23/11/2015 to 04/12/2015

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Fri, 28/08/2015

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Sanya, Hainan, China

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Sanya

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  • China

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Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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