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IGAC: Preparing for the 2015 International Geomatic Week

International Geomatic Week 2015 will particularly focus on "Geospatial information for building peace"

IGAC, the Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, as part of the celebration of its 80 year anniversary, is presenting the sixth edition of the International Geomatics Week. This time the event will take place between 10 and 14 August of 2015 at the Wyndham Hotel Bogota, Colombia.

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UN-SPIDER speaks at 57th session of COPUOS

Mr Luc St-Pierre presented the UN-SPIDER programme's recent activities to COPUOS

UN-SPIDER’s Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, addressed the attending delegations of the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) on 12 June 2014 in a technical presentation.

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57th COPUOS session opened: Outer Space for a sustainable Earth

Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

"Challenges to our society, including that of

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UN-SPIDER speaks at International Peace Institute Seminar

UN-SPIDER Programme Coordinator Luc St-Pierre

On 13 and 14 May 2014, the International Peace Institute in Vienna organized the seminar "War and Peace in a

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UN-SPIDER presents Knowledge Portal at COPUOS STSC

Presenting the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal to participants

On 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER presented its Knowledge Portal (www.un-spider.org) to the delegates of the 51st session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS STSC). UN-SPIDER colleagues gave a short overview of the programme as well as a live presentation of the Knowledge Portal including its most important features and services.

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UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices: Fifth annual meeting in Vienna

Participants of the 5th UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting, 13 February

UN-SPIDER successfully concluded the fifth annual meeting of its Regional Support Offices in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna. The meeting took place on 13 and 14 February 2014 and was conducted as a side-event to the 51st session of the Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting

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Report launch: The Value of Geo-Information for Disaster and Risk Management (VALID)

On 3 September 2013, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER presented a new report which shows the economic, humanitarian and organizational benefits of applying geoinformation to

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Publication launch: Geoinformation for disaster risk management

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UN-SPIDER team: Presenting Coen Bussink

Coen was the focal point for illicit crop monitoring at UNODC

We warmly welcomes our new colleague in the UN-SPIDER Vienna Office, Mr. Coen Bussink. Coen joined UN-SPIDER in August and he will be providing technical and scientific support to the Programme. He is also responsible for organising and leading UN-SPIDER's activities in Africa.

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COPUOS: Celebrating 50 Years of Women in Space

UNOOSA celebrated 50 years of Women in Space

Valentina Tereshkova made her historic space flight as the first woman in outer space on 16 June 1963. The 2013 session of Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) - currently taking place in Vienna - marks the fiftieth anniversary of cosmonaut Tereshkova's historic space flight, using this unique opportunity to commemorate it from the perspective of women pioneers in advanced space and scientific endeavours.

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Floods in Europe

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In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

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ESA's SMOS satellite captured the extremely high soil moisture levels monitored previous to the floods on 31 May and 2 June 2013.

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Floods in Central Europe

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