Institutions

In its role as a bridge between communities dedicated to risk management, emergency response and space technologies, UN-SPIDER facilitates global and regional networking of organizations and institutions. This list of institutions contains profiles including information on mandates, capacities and skills in each institution.

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  1. The Ministry of National Assets is in charge of recognizing, managing and administrating the fiscal patrimony of all Chileans, as well as maintaining the cadastre of the state property to date. It develops, in coordination with other state agencies...
  2. The Chilean National Office for Emergency is part of the Ministry of Interior and Public Security. It is in charge of coordinating the National Civil Protection System. The mission of ONEMI is to plan, prompt, articulate and execute prevention,...
  3. The SNIT is part of the Chilean Ministry of National Assets. One of the main goals of the SNIT is to make public geospatial information available to citizens, and diverse organizations; for use in decision-making. The SNIT is a permanent mechanism...
  4. The Chilean Space Agency belongs to the Chilean Ministry of National Defence. It facilitates the development of space based-information and technology for application in different national activities. It promotes the use of geospatial technologies...
  5. The Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) is a government agency of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia. It is in charge of producing and managing the scientific and technical...
  6. The Department of Prevention and Emergency of the District of Bogotá (DPAE) was created in 1999 with the function to coordinate all prevention and emergency response activities in Bogota. In 2010, DPAE ceased to exist and all its functions were...
  7. The Colombian Geological Survey (previously INGEOMINAS) is attached to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, which is part of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation (SNCTI ). It performs basic and applied scientific research on the...
  8. The CCE is the gateway, through which, Colombia can achieve strengthening of knowledge of the Earth and Outer Space by means of coordination, agreement, and institutional and social participation (including modern technologies and the information...
  9. The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) coordinates civil space-borne observations of the Earth.  Participating agencies strive to enhance international coordination and data exchange, and to optimize societal benefit. Currently, there...
  10. The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) provides scientific expertise to support the conservation and recovery of biological diversity in its natural state, through applied research, education, planning, and community service. The CBI utilizes GIS...
  11. The CGIAR is a global partnership of research organizations dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger, improving human health and nutrition, and enhancing ecosystem resilience through agricultural research. The Consortium for Spatial Information (...
  12. The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  13. CIMSS is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...
  14. The Global Land Component in the framework of GMES Initial Operations (GIO) is earmarked as a component of the Land service to operate “a multi-purpose service component” that will provide a series of bio-geophysical products on the status and...
  15. The CSIR is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organizations in Africa, and was established in a science council Act of Parliament in South Africa, in 1945. Initially, the CSIR focused its efforts...

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