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RUS Demonstration – EUROGEO 2021

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UN Sustainable Development Goals. Image: European Commission.

EUROGEO 2021, the annual meeting and conference of the European Association of Geography will be held online on 22 and 23 April 2020. These two days will be dedicated to the contribution that the community of geographers can bring to global challenges by sharing knowledge about the important United Nations aim – the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (S

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23/04/2021

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Mon, 19/04/2021

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Copernicus Reseach and User Support (RUS), European Association of Geography

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Copernicus Masters 2019 opens for submissions

The Copernicus Masters 2019 competition is looking for solutions, applications and business concepts from start-ups, universities and individuals in the fields of research, business and higher education. Image: ESA & AZO.

An international competition organized by the European Space Agency (ESA) is inviting contributions until  30 June 2019. Copernicus Masters awards prizes to innovative solutions for business and society that use Earth observation data from the European Copernicus programme.

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AI for Good Global Summit

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The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading United Nations platform for global and inclusive dialogue on AI. The Summit is hosted each year in Geneva by the ITU in partnership with UN agencies, XPRIZE Foundation and ACM.

The summit goal is to connect AI innovators with problem owners, to identify practical applications of AI to accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals and ensure trusted, safe and inclusive development of AI technologies and equitable access to their benefits.

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28/05/2019 to 31/05/2019

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ITU Headquarters, Rue de Varembé, 2

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Geneva

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  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

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X Prize Foundation and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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Latin America Geospatial Forum

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Latin America Geospatial Forum is the largest regional conference in Latin America on geospatial information and technologies. The forum shall pursuit to strengthen the role and relevance of geospatial information in the Latin America region by connecting stakeholders of the geospatial industry with end-user communities. The theme 'Geospatial Information: Making a Difference for Billions' will give highlight to this emerging technology and how it is benefitting the economy and society, in areas such as infrastructure development, agriculture, mining and disaster management.

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06/11/2018 to 08/11/2018

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Tue, 06/11/2018

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Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel

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Mexico City

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  • Mexico

Event Organisers: 

Geospatial Media and Communications

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Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía, Oracle

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2018 International Tech4Dev Conference

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The Tech4Dev Conference is the biennial flagship event of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by CODEV at EPFL. The Conference focuses on the potential of technology solutions to advance inclusive social and economic development in the Global South.Tech4Dev 2018 puts the challenges and the potential of the Global South in the centre of discussions reflected by its title Voices of the Global South. 

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27/06/2018 to 29/06/2018

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Wed, 27/06/2018

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SwissTech Convention Centre

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Lausanne

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  • Switzerland

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UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, Cooperation and Development Center-CODEV at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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Geospatial Solutions for Water Management

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Geospatial technologies and remote sensing offer a crucial location element to the monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals and their corresponding targets and indicators.

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02/07/2018 to 06/07/2018

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Sun, 18/02/2018

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Budapest

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  • Hungary

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Satellites serving sustainablity (in German)

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Tue, 29/09/2015
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The German article "satellites serving sustainabilty" was published on the webpage of the German Federal Government. It highlights how UN-SPIDER's knowledge management and technical advisory support help governments in developing countries to use satellite information for sustainable development, disaster risk reduction and emergency response.

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Ecosystem based Disaster Risk Reduction - Space based and geospatial information to assess health of ecosystems

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Wed, 15/04/2015
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This article, written by UN-SPIDER's Beijing Office Head of Office Dr. Shirish Ravan, highlights the importance of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction and climate change resilience. Space-based information, being a perfect tool for analysing the robustness of ecosystems, has a lot to contribute to the Post 2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (Sendai Framework) and the Sustainable Development Goals currently being defined by the United Nations.

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