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Launch of the 2015 World Disasters Report at the United Nations Office at Vienna

The World Disasters Report 2015 will be a key publication for the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit 2016 (Source: UNIS).

On October 5 2015 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Austrian Red Cross, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Norwegian Embassy launched the 2015 World Disasters Report in Vienna. 

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Fri, 23/10/2015 - 12:56

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Joint Workshop “Information Needs in Crop Monitoring”

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On 22-23 of October in Kiev, Ukraine a Joint Workshop “Information Needs in Crop Monitoring” funded by European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and co-funded by the UN-SPIDER office of UNOOSA will be held.

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22/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

Venue City: 

Kiev

Venue Country: 

  • Ukraine

Event Organisers: 

European Commission’s Joint Research Centre

Co-organisers: 

UN-SPIDER and UNOOSA

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Agreement between UNOOSA and the Swiss Government

Satellite image of the city of Geneva, Switzerland (Image: NASA)

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is pleased to announce an agreement with the Swiss Government to support the development of new initiatives to advance the use of space-based tools and technology in the various areas of work of Geneva-based United Nations entities, international organisations or non-governmental organisations.

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Fri, 28/08/2015 - 11:33

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) works to promote international cooperation in the peaceful use and exploration of space, and in the utilisation of space science and technology for sustainable economic and social development. The Office assists any United Nations Member States to establish legal and regulatory frameworks to govern space activities and strengthens the capacity of developing countries to use space science technology and applications for development by helping to integrate space capabilities into national development programmes.

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Bridging ICTs and Environment - Making Information Talk and Technologies Work

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This course aims at bridging the gap between environmental / public policy professionals and cutting-edge technologies and their practical application by bringing ICT developers and experts (e.g. the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and Esri) into the classroom and arranging their direct communication with decision making groups, making data and emerging technologies more accessible, usable, and relevant for decision-making.

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Date: 

06/07/2015 to 10/07/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 15/03/2015

Venue: 

Central European University

Venue City: 

Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

Summer University of Central European University, Budapest

Co-organisers: 

Eye on earth, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Global Universities Partnership on Environment for Sustainability

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UNOOSA and DigitalGlobe sign agreement to collaborate on satellite imagery

UNOOSA and DigitalGlobe have signed a memorandum of understand on satellite imagery

UNOOSA and DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution satellite imagery and geospatial solutions, have signed a memorandum of understanding to take stock of their combined expertise in the use of

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Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:07

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6th meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices concluded

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Office gathered for its 6th annual meeting in Vienna on 5 and 6 February.

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices (RSOs) met in Vienna on 5 and 6 February 2015 for the 6th annual meeting of the network.

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6th meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices concluded

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Fri, 06/02/2015 - 18:00

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7

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COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee meets for its 52nd session

2014 session of COPUOS (Image: UNOOSA/Natercia Rodrigues)

On 2 February 2015 the 52nd session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) opened at the Vienna International Centre. The session will last until 13 February 2015. One of its key topics will be the long-term sustainability of outer space activities, which generally play an important role in contributing to the post-2015 agenda process.

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Wed, 04/02/2015 - 11:36

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52nd session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of COPUOS

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The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 ( resolution 1472 (XIV) ) to review the scope of international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space, to devise programmes in this field to be undertaken under United Nations auspices, to encourage continued research and the dissemination of information on outer space matters, and to study legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

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48

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Date: 

02/02/2015 to 13/02/2015

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

Vienna International Center

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Language of event: 

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Ninth ICG Meeting: Enhance cooperation in the use of global navigation satellite systems

From 10 to 14 November UNOOSA has been involved in the ninth meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) held in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Tue, 18/11/2014 - 11:22

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50

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Tue, 11/18/2014

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1

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