The Office for Outer Space Affairs is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for
6TH Annual UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing. “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – ‘Understanding Disaster Risk’”, from 19 to 21 September 2016, in Beijing, China. (Satellite image courtesy of NASA)
The head of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, Shirish Ravan, visited the UN Affiliated Centre for Space Science Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), in Dehradun, India, on 25 August 2015; to interact with 24 international students attending Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS. During the ceremony, the participants briefed about their background and how they would be using knowledge gained from this training course in their respective office in their home country.