Space technology

GIS Mapping and Spatial Analysis for Policy Makers

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Almost all the data collected, analysed and visualized in all organizations have a spatial element. This has made Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a standard component in NGOs, public and private organizations. This has also created the need for GIS professionals in these organizations. 

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Date: 

23/03/2015 to 27/03/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

Event Organisers: 

E-enhancement Centre

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Experts stress importance of science and technology for disaster risk reduction

Experts stressed the importance of technology, such as Earth Observation, for disaster risk reduction

“Post-2015, we need more research and more focus on how risk is generated, and how risk can be prevented and reduced by decisions and measures requiring social as well as political action.

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Fri, 06/02/2015 - 08:17

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAVA)

On October 1, 2003, the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), the National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL) and the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) were merged into one independent administrative institution to be able to perform all their activities in the aerospace field as one organization, from basic research and development to utilization. The independent administrative institution is the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

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Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Established in March 1989, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) was created through an Act of Parliament, proclaimed in December 1990. The Agency has a status equivalent to that of a Department of the Government of Canada and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Industry.

The Canadian Space Agency directs its resources and activities through four key Programs:

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UN/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology: "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

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The mission of the UN/Mexico Symposium is to enhance access to space application tools for sustainable development through building capacity in basic space technology.

The objectives that will be discussed during the technical sessions include:

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20/10/2014 to 23/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 10/07/2014

Venue: 

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Venue City: 

Ensenada, Baja California

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA),

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE),

Mexican Space Agency

Co-organisers: 

United Nations General Assembly

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United Nations/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology on the theme "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

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The technical sessions to be included in the Symposium are as follows:

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20/10/2014 to 23/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 10/07/2014

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Mexican Space Agency

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2nd International training workshop on space technology for disaster mitigation

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Experts from international institutions across the globe will share their experiences working in space technology for

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Early- and mid-career scientists, policy makers from developing countries with background of space technologies or disaster mitigation as an advantage; skills of fluent English communication required. Participation is limited to 20 people, and female applicants will be given priority. Selected applicants will be provided with round-trip airfares between their home countries and Beijing, as well as local expenses during the workshops.

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Date: 

03/06/2014 to 13/06/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 04/04/2014

Venue City: 

Beijing

Event Organisers: 

Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI)

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Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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In response to the needs of developing countries in

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The training workshop will bring together early- and mid-career scientists from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America wishing to increasescientific knowledge of disaster mitigation and space technology. The policy makers and managers from developing countries are also welcome to apply for participating in the workshop. As the number is limited to 20 people, only those who are qualified can be selected as formal participants. Female applicants will be given priority.

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Conditions: early- and mid- career scientists, policy makers or managers of UNESCO-inscribed properties from developing countries with background of space technologies or disaster mitigation as an advantage; skills of fluent English communication required.

Additional Information: 

Those applicants who have been selected will be provided round-trip international airfares between their home countries and Sanya (economy class), and the local expenses such as board and lodging, field tour, local transportation, etc. during the Workshop.

Date: 

11/11/2013 to 22/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 10/09/2013

Venue City: 

Sanya (Hainan)

Event Organisers: 

Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (STDM) International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST)

Co-organisers: 

UNESCO Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

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ESA: Next Earth Observation Satellite selected

The Biomass satellite

"Biomass" will be ESA's next Earth Explorer satellite mission, as ESA has announced in a recent press release:

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Thu, 09/05/2013 - 07:14

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Thu, 05/09/2013

4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

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English

The Fourth Session of the Global Platform for

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19/05/2013 to 23/05/2013

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Geneva

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International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR.

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