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WMO and UNITAR join forces on climate services

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) will cooperate with UNITAR

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced in a recent press release

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/03/2014 - 07:58

GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
07/04/2014 - 08/04/2014
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

ITU

UNITAR

UNOSAT

ESRI

Language of event: 
English

NGO's, NPO's and GIS experts from all around the world will gather between 7-8 April in Geneva Switzerland for the 2014 GIS for the United Nations Conference.

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10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 20/09/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
27/10/2014 - 07/11/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand/Bangkok
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Co-organisers: 

The Asian Institute of Technology

The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC), the Netherlands

UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

The course welcome participants from all geographic areas, however the class size is limited to 30 persons. ADPC accepts nomination on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets the course requirement.

Training Tuition: 
3,175.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers the course tuition, training materials, accommodation with breakfast, meeting package, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch and dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package of US$2275

Rapid population growth and urbanization combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in vulnerability of communities exposed to hazardous events.

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Myanmar: International Charter activated for floods

2 August 2013, the International Charter was activated

On 2 August 2013, the International Charter was activated by request of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) on beha

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Mon, 05/08/2013 - 16:15
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UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT)

Cameroon: Satellite imagery for floods in Logone et Chari

UN-SPIDER, upon the request of its National Focal Point in Cameroon, requested support through its network to acquire satellite imagery of the Kousseri area, Logone et Chari district, in the fa

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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 16:41