Regional Support Offices

Regional Support Offices

A Regional Support Office (RSO) is a regional or national centre of expertise that is set up within an existing entity by a Member State or group of Member States that have put forward an offer to set up and fund the proposed RSO. An RSO can be hosted by a space agency, a research center, a university, or a disaster management institution, to name some examples. These offices communicate and coordinate with UN-SPIDER on a regular basis, covering the realms of Outreach and Capacity building, as well as Horizontal Cooperation and Technical Advisory Support.

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/14: UN-SPIDER's Network of Regional Support Offices

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Thu, 20/11/2014
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Any organization that wants to make a difference on a global level needs a global network to support it, because no single actor possesses the whole set of required skills. Since its establishment, UN-SPIDER has therefore devoted considerable efforts to building its network of Regional Support Offices (RSOs).

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New Newsletter: UN-SPIDER and its Regional Support Offices

New on the Knowledge Portal: Recommended Practices

Recommended Practices on Flood Mapping.

When using Space technologies for

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Recommended Practices on use of space technology

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Mon, 01/09/2014 - 10:35

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UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices: Fifth annual meeting in Vienna

Participants of the 5th UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting, 13 February

UN-SPIDER successfully concluded the fifth annual meeting of its Regional Support Offices in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna. The meeting took place on 13 and 14 February 2014 and was conducted as a side-event to the 51st session of the Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting

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Fri, 14/02/2014 - 14:35

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Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of

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Recommended Practices on Space Technologies and Disaster

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Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00

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Fourth International Conference on Earth Observations for sustainable Development and Security GEO-UA 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The goal of the Conference is to discuss the prospects of aero- and space-born

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26/05/2014 to 30/05/2014

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Kiev

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National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Space Research Institute NAS Ukraine and SSA Ukraine

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European Commission, Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Secure World Foundation (SWF), UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine

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EMERCOM: New UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Russian Federation

Agreement between UNOOSA and EMERCOM

On the sidelines of the 56th session of the annual meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), UNOOSA and EMERCOM signed an agreement making EMERCOM UN-SPIDER's 16th Regional Support Office. EMERCOM is the Ministry of Russian Federation for Civil Deference, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

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New RSO agreement signed with Russian Federation

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Thu, 20/06/2013 - 09:55

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UN-SPIDER welcomes two new Regional Support Offices

Signing ceremony between UNOOSA and ICIMOD on 12 February 2013.

On the sidelines of the fiftieth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which took place in Vienna, Austria from 11 - 22 February 2013, UN-SPIDER signed agreements with two new partners to establish Regional Support Offices (RSO).

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Two new UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices signed

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Mon, 25/02/2013 - 10:27

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Fiftieth Session of the COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee concluded

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. Representatives of 57 Member States attended the session discussing a variety of issues regarding the peaceful use of outer space for the benefit of humankind under the chairmanship of Félix Clementino Menicocci (Argentina).

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Sat, 23/02/2013 - 12:20

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