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United Nations/Austria Symposium 2015 "Integrated Space Technology Applications for Climate Change"

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In the context of peaceful uses of outer space, governments reiterated the need to protect the Earth's environment, and to promote international cooperation on the use of satellite applications for climate change.

The objectives of this Symposium are:

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47

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15

Date: 

07/09/2015 to 10/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 29/05/2015

Venue City: 

Graz

Venue: 

Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Venue Country: 

  • Austria

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA

Language of event: 

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United Nations/United Arab Emirates High Level Forum "Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development"

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The Forum will open with a High Level Panel debate on the role of space science and technology in fostering global development, bringing together decision-makers and experts, and will continue with the four breakout sessions on Space Economy, Space Society, Space Accessibility and Space Diplomacy. The Forum's recommendations and conclusions will be included in the Dubai Declaration to be adopted by the Forum.

Expected outcomes of the Forum include:

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25

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55

Date: 

15/11/2015 to 17/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 30/09/2015

Venue City: 

Dubai

Venue Country: 

  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates

Language of event: 

1

United Nations/Iran Workshop: Space Technology Applications for Durst Storm and Drought Monitoring

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The workshop will discuss how space technologies, applications, information and services can contribute into sustainable economic and social development by supporting efficient monitoring of drought conditions and related hazardous phenomena, primarily in developing countries, with the following primary objectives: 

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36

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51

Date: 

26/09/2015 to 30/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 10/06/2015

Venue City: 

Tehran

Venue Country: 

  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Islamic Republic of Iran 

Language of event: 

1

United Nations/International Astronautical Federation Workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits "Water Resources Management"

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The workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits on the theme "Water Resources Management" should promote the use of space technology for the benefit of Member States. The Workshop will be held in Jerusalem, Israel in conjunction with the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

The Workshop will discuss space science, technologies and applications in support of economic, social and environmental sustainable development with a focus on water resources management, in particularly also in the developing countries.

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32

longitude: 

35

Date: 

09/10/2015 to 11/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 12/07/2015

Venue City: 

Jerusalem

Venue: 

Jerusalem International Convention Center (ICC)

Venue Country: 

  • Israel

Event Organisers: 

The United Nations through its Programme on Space Applications implemented by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) 

Language of event: 

1

United Nations/South Africa Symposium on Basic Space Technology "Small Satellite Missions for Scientific and Technological Advancement"

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The Symposium will focus on capacity building in basic space technology development, in particular the development and use of small satellites (<150 kg) for scientific and technological advancement. It will also discuss relevant legal and regulatory issues, including national and international space law,

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-34

longitude: 

18

Date: 

01/09/2015 to 04/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 21/06/2015

Venue City: 

Cape Town

Venue: 

University of Cape Town

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology and the University of Cape Town, on behalf of the Government of the Republic of South Afric

Language of event: 

1

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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47

longitude: 

19

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

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

Language of event: 

1

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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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:07

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Fri, 02/27/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

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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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Short title: 

6th meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices concluded

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 18:00

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7

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80
Fri, 02/06/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

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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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 11:36

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48

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16
Wed, 02/04/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

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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

longitude: 

16

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: 

1

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