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International Training Course on Integration of Multisource Earth Observation Data for Disaster Damage Assessment

The International Training Course on Integration of Multisource Earth Observation Data for Disaster Damage Assessment was successfully organized from 25 to 31 October in Beijing, China.

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7th Annual UN-SPIDER Conference opens in Beijing

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – "Building

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Tue, 24/10/2017 - 11:38

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United Nations/South Africa Symposium on Basic Space Technology: "Small satellite missions for scientific and technological advancement"

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Space technology and its wide range of applications contribute essential information and services to many aspects of sustainable development, that is, economic and social development and environmental conservation and protection. Small satellite missions are becoming increasingly important in supporting these roles of space technology, as well as in the advancement of basic space science and technology, notably through capacity building.

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11/12/2017 to 14/12/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 15/10/2017

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Stellenbosch

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Stellenbosch University

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Government of the Republic of South Africa. The event is co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA).

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United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health

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United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health

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23/08/2017 to 25/08/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 01/08/2017

Venue: 

World Health Organization Headquarters

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

The event is organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of Switzerland.

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European Space Agency (ESA)

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UNOOSA 2016 Annual Report published

UNOOSA 2016 Annual Report

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has published its 2016 Annual Report.

The report provides an overview of the Office's activities in 2016, with a focus on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. It also highlights partnership agreements signed in 2016 and presents awareness-raising and capacity-building activities conducted, including those of the UN-SPIDER programme.

The full report is available to download below and can also be retrieved from the UNOOSA website at the indicated link.

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World Science Day for Peace and Development

View from Space Station. Image: NASA

The World Science Day for Peace and Development established by UNESCO in 2001 is commemorated every year on 10 November. It is not only a symbolic but essential celebration considering that Science is at the center to reach the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sendai Framework for Action and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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Fri, 11/11/2016 - 06:58

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UNOOSA participates in the Earth Info Day at CoP 22

Participants at the Earth Info Day

On Tuesday 08 November 2016, UNFCCC organized the “Earth Info Day” during CoP 22 as part of the SBSTA activities.  The event was used to showcase the benefits of

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“Earth Info Day” during CoP 22 as part of the SBSTA activities

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Thu, 10/11/2016 - 07:41

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UNOOSA at COP 22

With the entry into force of the Paris climate change agreement on 04 November 2016; the Conference of Parties to the Climate Change Convention (CoP) in Marrakesh is essentially the first conference of parties dealing with its implementation.  As in previous CoPs, delegations from many Member States are meeting to agree on the ways in which the Paris agreement will be implemented.

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UNOOSA participation at COP 22

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Thu, 10/11/2016 - 07:06

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United Nations/Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Dust Storm and Drought Monitoring in the Middle East Region

Image courtesy of the European Space Agency (ESA) of a sandstorm over the Persian Gulf in 2008.
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Space Agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran will organize a workshop focusing on the use of space technology for dust storm and drought monitoring in the Middle East region. 
 
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Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Dust Storm and Drought Monitoring in the Middle East Region

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Tue, 30/08/2016 - 03:17

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Mon, 08/29/2016

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UNCCD Conference “Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African Continent”

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Namibia, in collaboration with the United Nations Convention to Combat

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UNCCD Conference “Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African Continent”

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Tue, 16/08/2016 - 00:32

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Mon, 08/15/2016

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