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Mapping and Application of GPS: CATHALAC trains professionals

Participants of the course “Mapping and Application of GPS” offered by CATHALAC

On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Pos

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02
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23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
CBDRR is a specialized course catering to the competency and knowledge needs of operation level practitioners who are or would be involved in the design and implementation of CBDRR projects and programs in their organizations. The course is open for participants from various sectors including, local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and private sector. Participants from policy and senior management levels of government, UN, donor organizations and INGOs are welcome if they are interested to learn about how CBDRR is operationalized. As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

Package A with accommodation: US$3,175
Package B without accommodation: US$2,275

 

 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (13 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

Interested persons can apply as individuals although preference will be given to those sponsored by the organizations. The application can be submitted online on ADPC website. For offline application, the completely filled application form should be submitted ADPC through email, fax or postal mail. The application form is available for download above. Pre-course information will be sent participants once they are accepted to the course.

COURSE CONTENT

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Safe and Resilient Cities

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 08/10/2013
Basic Information
Date: 
15/10/2013 - 15/11/2013
Event Organisers: 

The World Bank

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
City officials in developing countries
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

free of charge

This e-learning course focuses on disaster risk management (DRM) at the city level

Open Source GIS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Venue: 
Asian Institute of Technology
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) - School of Engineering and Technology + School of Environment

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This hands-on course is intended for geographic and satellite data analysis professionals involved with the collection, interpretation, and presentation of spatially related data.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
800.00 USD

Overview QGIS, OpenEV, Open Layers Working with Raster, Vector Data Coordinates System & Project Properties, Query Builder & Digitizing, Raster Based Terrain Analysis,&n

Dominican Republic: Training on Space-Based Information for Floods

UN-SPIDER's Remote Sensing expert Antje Hecheltjen during a training session.

The National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic (NEC) and the UN-SPIDER Programme are organising a training course in Santo Domingo to increase the knowledge and skills of 27 profession

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Tue, 14/05/2013 - 16:50
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18.5
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Training: GIS Operation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/03/2013
Venue City: 
Twente
Basic Information
Date: 
22/04/2013 - 14/07/2013
Venue: 
ITC Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

ITC Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course is designed particularly for staff responsible for implementing geographical information production at national and regional agencies, local authorities and private companies.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
2,500.00 EUR
ITC, University of Twente

The growing global interest in spatial information in all sectors calls for properly qualified personnel.

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Navigate a new paradigm: Crisis Information Management Training Course

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
23/02/2013 - 03/03/2013
Venue: 
International Peace Support Training Center (IPSTC)
Venue Country: 
Kenia
Event Organisers: 

Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze (ZIF), ICT4Peace Foundation announce the new Crisis

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is open to civilian, military, and police experts currently working or planning to work in peace or humanitarian operations or other crisis management organisations in the area of information management. The course especially targets experts working in departments of information analysis at a peace operation, with a special focus on operations in Africa.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
700.00 USD
Crisis Information Management Training Course

Course Description

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UN-SPIDER supports APSCO Training course on Earthquake Monitoring

In cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) and National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC), UN-SPIDER jointly organized a training course on Remote Sensing

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:13
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Myanmar: Training the use of Geo-informatics for Disaster Risk Management

UN-SPIDER and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), prospective Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, are jointly organizing a national training course on Geo-informati

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Tue, 27/11/2012 - 11:53
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Pakistan's Space Agency conducts training on rescue operations

SUPARCO, the National Space Agency of Pakistan, host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Pakistan, conducted a hands-on training on the COSPAS-SARSAT programme to enhance the capabilities of

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 09:23