December 2009

Issue Date: 
Wed, 13/01/2010
December 2009

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

  • UNOOSA staff bridge climate change mitigation and space-based technology at COP15
  • UN-SPIDER 2010-2011 Workplan approved by Member States
  • COPUOS S&T to consider UN-SPIDER Progress and Planned Activities
  • UN-SPIDER conducts Technical Advisory Mission to Jamaica
  • UN-SPIDER participates in the 4th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management
  • Technical Advisory Mission conducted in Fiji
  • Technical Advisory Mission conducted in Samoa
  • Fifth UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office established in Algeria
  • UN OCHA Sri Lanka office launched new Map Atlas
     

Conferences and Workshops

  • NIDM – UNOOSA Workshop: Use of Space Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction, New Delhi, India, 11-13 January 2010
  • Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2010, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 17-19 January 2010
  • The 16th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-16), Bangkok, Thailand, 26-29 January 2010
  • GI4DM 2010 Conference, February 2-4, 2010, Torino, Italy
  • International Training Course on Application of Space Technology for Disaster Management Support with Emphasis on Geological Risk Management
  • Fourth Central Asia GIS Conference - GISCA 2010: Water: Life, Risk, Energy and Landuse - May 27-28, 2010, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Upcoming Events Supported by UN-SPIDER

  • NIDM – UNOOSA Workshop: Use of Space Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction, 11-13 January 2010, New Delhi, India
  • Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2010, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 17-19 January 2010
  • GI4DM 2010 Conference, 2-4 February 2010, Torino, Italy
  • UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop "Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for Africa", in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-21 May 2010
  • Fourth Central Asia GIS Conference - GISCA 2010: Water: Life, Risk, Energy and Landuse, May 27-28, 2010, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
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