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UN-GGIM endorses Global Geodetic Reference Frame

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From 6 to 8 August 2014 the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) met in New York.

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In session: UN Committee of Geo-spatial Information Management Experts

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Ministers and senior leaders from UN Member states and international organizations are meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from 6 to 8 August 2014 for the Fourth Session of

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UN/Austria Symposium on Space Science and the United Nations

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 20/07/2014
Venue City: 
Graz
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Date: 
22/09/2014 - 24/09/2014
Venue: 
Space research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA, United Nations Programme on Space Applications, United Nations General Assembly.

Co-organisers: 

Government of Austria, Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), European Space Agency (ESA).

Language of event: 
English

The Symposium will discuss the future role of space science under the framework of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications and compile a preliminary list of possible actions and activiti

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UN-Space: 34th UN Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

The meeting included an open session for Member States and stakeholders

On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space).

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 10:10
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Perú: Consulta nacional sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres post-2015

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Lima
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Date: 
20/03/2014 - 21/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Peru
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas (UNISDR - AM)

Co-organisers: 

Centro Nacional de Estimación, Prevención y Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (CENEPRED); European Commission, DIPECHO) (EC); Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI)

Language of event: 
Spanish

Esta consulta nacional está siendo organizada por la Secretaría de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros del Perú y la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Re

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Paraguay: Consulta nacional sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres post-2015

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Asunción
Basic Information
Date: 
27/03/2014 - 28/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Paraguay
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas (UNISDR - AM)

Secretaria de Emergencia Nacional (SEN)

Co-organisers: 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Plan International

Oxfam International Secretariat

European Commission, DIPECHO (EC)

United Nations Development Programme - Paraguay (UNDP Paraguay)

Language of event: 
Spanish

Este evento está siendo organizado por la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) de Paraguay y la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) junto con los si

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United Nations celebrate UN Day

Today, on 24 October, the United Nations are observing UN Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

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Thu, 24/10/2013 - 11:14

Ban Ki-Moon: Economic losses from disaster out of control

 Ban Ki-moon meets with Margareta Wahlström

In a recent press release, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction cited UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who warned about economic losses from disasters.

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Thu, 16/05/2013 - 09:58

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk

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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55
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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Togo

In July 2011, Togo had received more than 4,000 refugees, most of whom are women and children.