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China - International Training Course

Photo: FAO/Giulio Napolitano

As a follow up to Technical Advisory Missions (TAM) that the UN-SPIDER programme had conducted in Asian and African countries, this training course was organized.

Date: 
11/11/2012 - 16/11/2012
Title of Training: 
Space technology for drought monitoring in Africa and Asia
Target Group: 
20 officials from eight African countries (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and Sudan) and officials from five countries from the Asia-Pacific region (Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Samoa and Viet Nam) took part in the training course.
Training Profile: 
The objective of the training course was to strengthen the capacity of national agencies in the use of space-based technologies for drought monitoring and assessment. The training included comprehensive hands-on sessions based on data sets (satellite images) prepared for Africa and Asia. The main topics were drought management and space technology; satellite data processing and spatial-temporal analysis; space technology applications for drought risk assessment; and space technology applications for drought monitoring and loss assessment.
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E-tutorial on the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 30/10/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
03/07/2014 - 30/11/2014
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Delegations to the Preparatory Committee meetings and to the World Conference, government officers in ministries involved in the process towards the World Conference.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

The objective of this e-training is to ensure a common starting point and standard of understanding of the main issues of the post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (Sendai, march 2015).

Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya train

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32
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23.8103
longitude: 
90.4125

Maestría Profesional en Geomática Aplicada a la Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 16/05/2014
Venue City: 
Entre Ríos, Argentina
Basic Information
Date: 
15/09/2014 - 15/09/2016
Venue: 
CeReGeo-FCyT-Diamante (Diamante , Entre Ríos, Argentina)
Venue Country: 
Argentina
Event Organisers: 

Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología – Universidad Autónoma de Entre Ríos

Language of event: 
Spanish
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
El programa de Maestría en Geomática Aplicada a la Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales está dirigido a profesionales universitarios de la región, el país, y del exterior, con interés en adquirir y aplicar herramientas de geomática a la transferencia de tecnología, docencia, investigación y gestión de los recursos naturales. El grupo meta para la maestría corresponde con el de profesionales egresados de carreras de grado relacionadas a la geomática (ingenieros agrónomos, ambientales, geólogos, biólogos, Lic. en gestión ambiental, veterinarios, agrimensores, entre otros), profesionales que se desempeñan en organismos estatales (INTA, CONICET, Universidades, SENASA, etc) y privados (consultoras, empresas, etc.). Este perfil potencial, otorga al programa una fuerte componente profesional que complementa la formación académica ofrecida, y supone que la dedicación de los alumnos de la maestría pueda ser parcial (no menos de 20 horas de dedicación semanal). Esta característica ha sido considerada a los fines de definir la modalidad de dictado de las actividades de la maestría.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Los requisitos de admisión han sido establecidos en el Reglamento de funcionamiento de la carrera. En términos generales son:

  • Poseer Titulación de grado otorgada por una Universidad Argentina o Extranjera, oficialmente reconocida; o poseer titulación no universitaria de carrera de cuatro o más años de duración, quedando a criterio del Comité Académico de la carrera exigir otros requisitos a fin de asegurar la compatibilidad de formación del estudiante con las exigencias del programa de maestría.
  • Presentar la solicitud de admisión y documentación establecida en el Reglamento de funcionamiento de la carrera.
  • Realizar la inscripción a la carrera en los horarios, fechas y lugares dispuestos para tal fin. Aceptar los términos establecidos en el Reglamento de Funcionamiento de la Carrera.
  • Los Alumnos extranjeros podrán ser admitidos a la carrera si, además de los requisitos establecidos previamente, presentan la documentación académica legalizada en el país de origen por la autoridad educativa correspondiente (Ministerio de Educación o similar), Consulado Argentino en ese país, o Apostilla de La Haya. Las solicitudes de admisión a la carrera que no se enmarquen en las condiciones normadas, serán examinadas por el Comité Académico, quien emitirá el respectivo dictamen aceptando o no la solicitud de admisión.
Additional Information: 

FICHA TÉCNICA DE LA CARRERA

  • Denominación: Maestría en Geomática aplicada la gestión de riesgos ambientales.
  • Tipo de carrera de Posgrado: Maestría Profesional.
  • Duración: dos años.
  • Resolución de aprobación en UADER: 1461/12.
  • Expediente CONEAU: Nº 0001381/12. Número de Orden CONEAU: 11.210/12.
  • Modalidad: Presencial. Estructurada.
  • Sede de dictado: CeReGeo-FCyT / CICyTTP CONICET Diamante (Diamante , Entre Ríos, Argentina)
  • Organización del plan de estudios: Ciclo Introductorio. Ciclo Básico. Ciclo Específico. Trabajo Final de Maestría.
  • Carga horaria total: 740 horas.
  • Admisión: BIANUAL
  • Preinscripción: Hasta el 16 de Mayo de 2014.
  • Inicio de los cursos: Septiembre de 2014. (un curso por mes de 4 ó 5 días de duración, según corresponda)
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-31.8329
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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

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02
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8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

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

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 14/05/2013 - 16:50
latitude: 
18.5
longitude: 
-69.9833

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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52.2412
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6.85358

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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