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United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation opened

UNOOSA director Simonetta Di Pippo highlighted the role of satellite data in disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.

The United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation: Global Solutions for the Challenges of Sustainable Development in Societies at Risk was opening today in Bonn, Germany.

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United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation opened

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WCDRR: CANEUS public forum on sharing Space data

UNOOSA's director and two UN-SPIDER experts gave presentations during the CANEUS public forum

On 17 March 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER contributed to a side event at the Third United Nations World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), organized by the CANEUS (Canada-Europe-US-Asia-Africa) International Organization.

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WCDRR: A global partnership on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

One of the key outcomes of the working session was the announcement of a global partnership comprised of UNOOSA and 15 partners.

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER successfully co-organized a working session on Earth observation and high technology to reduce

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WCDRR: Working session on Earth observation

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/15: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

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New UN-SPIDER Newsletter: Space Technologies for DRR

OpenQuake Platform launched to facilitate access to earthquake data

On 21 January 2015, the GEM Foundation published a web-based platform that enables access to a wide variety of sources on earthquakes.

The OpenQuake platform is the product an open source collaboration by over 300 experts across the world and it will enhance risk assessment and information-sharing with a broad community.

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Thu, 22/01/2015 - 11:36

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Integrating DRR and CCA: eLearning companion course on Toward Resilience - Principles in practice

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18/12/2014 to 18/01/2015

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Wed, 21/01/2015

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Cornerstone Foundation, Disaster Ready Initiative

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Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB)

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Community Based DRR Online Course

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It is estimated that over 70% of all disasters are now related to extreme weather events. Because of this,

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Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi)

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Korean delegation visited the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office

Delegation of the Ministry of Public Safety and Security visits UN-SPIDER

On Friday 12 December 2014, a delegation from the Emergency

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop on geospatial information concluded

Workshop participants engaged in a simulation exercise
Viet Nam's Vice Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Hoang Van Thang, inaugurated the workshop

From 10 to 15 November 2014, UN-SPIDER offered a workshop and a simulation exercise to about 100 participants from national institutions, NGOs, and international organizations in Viet Nam. The event was jointly organised with the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA). The Pacific

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Simulation

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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. PrepCom2 took place on 17 and 18 November in Geneva and served to approve the Conference programme of work and develop the draft post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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