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UNOOSA participates in CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building

Group picture of the participants of the workshop on digital elevation models

A UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER expert participated in the 4th meeting of the CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) from 18 to 20 March 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. CEOS is the Commitee on Earth Observation Satellites. UNOOSA is an associate member of CEOS and an active participant in the Working Group.

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External Training Opportunities

Capacity-building and the strengthening of institutional arrangements and individual skills are the key to increasing the ability of agencies and organizations to effectively use

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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

Event Organisers: 

Cornerstone Foundation, Disaster Ready Initiative

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Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB)

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ASAL provides training sessions in remote sensing and GIS to Sahara and Sahel countries

Satellite imagery of the northeastern coast of Algeria

From 24 November to 5 December 2014, the Algerian Space Agency ASAL offered two training sessions in remote sensing and GIS at the Observatory of the Sahara and the Sahel (OSS) headquarters in Tunis, Algeria.

Fourteen candidates from seven countries were involved in the activities. Among the participating countries were Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Chad.

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Training Activities

As part of Advisory Support that UN-SPIDER provides to Member States, the Programme conducts training courses on the regional and on the national level for selected representatives of relevant institutions. These training courses are usually follow-up activities of UN-SPIDER's Technical Advisory Missions. They convey technical expertise and know-how in processing, interpreting and using satellite-derived data.

 

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10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

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GIS is a great tool to analyze and assess the disaster risk.

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03/11/2014 to 14/11/2014

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Bangkok

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SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

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  • Thailand/Bangkok

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of The University of Twente, the Netherlands (ITC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Researches Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

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UN-SPIDER Training Course on Space Technologies for Drought Monitoring

Participants of the training programme in Beijing.

Back to back with its United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" in Beijing, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office offered an international training course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment Using Space Technology from 18 to 22 September, 2014. The participants included experts from Member States with which UN-SPIDER has previously cooperated.

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GIS and remote sensing in disaster, risk and emergency management capacity building

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The e-Enhancement Centre Ltd (www.e-enhancement.com) is a leading ICT-4-development consultancy in Africa with offices in Nairobi Kenya whose main agenda is promotion of ICT and Telecom standards through facilitation of various forums (Conferences, Seminars and Capacity Building Programmes) meant to equip the industry players with relevant and up-to-date information vital to the sound management of organizations through application of the modern ICT in various business sectors with our clientele organizations reading as

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Individuals/ Organizations aspiring to implement G.I.S in their Disaster and Emergency management strategies. Information Managers/ Monitoring and Evaluation Professionals, Logisticians, Humanitarian affairs Managers and Officers/ Program Managers and Supervisors. Camp managers/ Water Sanitation and Health experts/ Coordinators. Disaster Risk Management Professionals

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For course outline and Course Registration Details, please contact; Steve Njenga The e-Enhancement Centre, Westlands Commercial Centre, Nairobi Kenya. Cell: +254 721 749 239, +254 752 546 676, +254 773 243 745. steve [at] e-enhancement.com www.e-enhancement.com. Skype: Stevie.njenga

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08/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

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e-Enhancement Centre Ltd

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Nairobi

Event Organisers: 

The Enhancement Center, Nairobi.

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Geospatial and Mapping Science Degrees

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Geospatial and Mapping Sciences from the University of Glasgow is an innovative, industry-sponsored programme. Developed in close collaboration with employers to meet global demand for professionals in the field, it is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in geomatics, including hydrographic surveying; land registration/cadastre and LIS; photogrammetric and remote sensing engineering and management of geospatial information.

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01/09/2014 to 01/07/2015

Venue City: 

Glasgow

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University of Glasgow

Event Organisers: 

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences of the University of Glasgow

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3rd International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

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The training course aims to create awareness about small satellites, space technology and related opportunities by dissminating knowledge required for small satellite technology and infrastructure required for small satellite development. The objective is also to sensitize professionals in developing, launching and utilizing the benefits of small satellites.

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Training Target Audience: 

Decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals. Agencies and institutions involved in space-based technology.

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Training Requirements: 

The language of the course is English. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Tuition Remarks: 

Accomodation for the participants will be arranged in hostel at IIRS, Dehradun. In addition the participants will have to pay 50 INR per day towards accomodation charges.

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Course Coordinator (Small Satellite Missions), Indian Institue of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Department of Space, Government of India.

4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun 248001, India

+91-135-2524110 / +91-135-2744583

Fax: +91-135-2741987

Email: cssteap [at] iirs.gov.in

URL: http://www.iirs.gov.in

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10/11/2014 to 21/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/08/2014

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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing

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Dehradun

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

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Indian Institue of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO Satellite Centre

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