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UN-SPIDER participates in Asia-Pacific Policy Makers Dialogue

Asia is the world's most disaster-prone region of the world

Recognizing the importance of space-based information for disaster risk reduction, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Japan Aerospace Explora

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:04
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Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Satellite image of deserts in Mongolia

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Region

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Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Issue Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2014

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UN-SPIDER participates in RESAP and Asia-Pacific Year meetings

From 26 to 27 November 2013, UN-SPIDER participated in the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC) on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Developmen

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Wed, 04/12/2013 - 13:00
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UNESCAP: Workshop on geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management concluded

Fires in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam seen from space

From 20 to 22 February, ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) held a regional workshop on geo-referenced disaster risk management information systems for So

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Tue, 26/02/2013 - 08:39
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Regional Workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management Information System for South-east and East Asia, and the Pacific

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
20/02/2013 - 22/02/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Language of event: 
English
UNESCAP

This meeting will be held from 20 to 22 February 2012 in Bangkok, as a follow-up activity to the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management System in Asia-Pacific Regio

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january-2012 updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 03/02/2012

 

UN-SPIDER News

• The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal gets a new look

Information and Communications Technology and Development Section of ESCAP

ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the economic and social development hub for the UN in Asia and the Pacific.

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July 2011

Issue Date: 
Fri, 05/08/2011

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UN-SPIDER News

Asia-Pacific countries agree on ways to step up cooperation on disaster risk reduction

On the 1st of July, Asia-Pacific countries ended three days of talks at a United Nations forum in Bankok, agreeing to work more closely together on disaster risk reduction and make this central to

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Fri, 08/07/2011 - 17:25
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