The UN-SPIDER March 2012 Updates contain the following topics:
UN-SPIDER at a glance:
PR 34 2011 - Council underlined the importance of space systems for security.
A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online.
Eight member states have raised concerns about future funding for the EU's GMES space programme.
Emergency services working in the immediate aftermath of disasters will benefit from fast access to pan-European mapping created from interoperable, geospatial data thanks to an agreement b
Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has sent letters to its member governments asking them to protest a decision by the European Commission to remove Europe’s flagship environmental program from
The European Commission, in a surprise move, is proposing that its satellite-based Earth observation program be removed from its seven-year budget starting in 2014 and instead be funded by voluntar
On June 15, the European Commission has signed an agreement confirming the transfer of funds to ESA for the initial operations of the space component for the Global Monitoring for Environment and S
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