Colombia Prevention and Emergency Support Fund (FOPAE)

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 assigned to the Colombia Prevention and Emergency Support Fund (FOPAE). FOPAE's mission is to lead, coordinate and guide the District Risk Management System (SDGR); and promote policies, legislation, plans, programmes and projects in order to reduce risks; to help improve the quality of life of the population of Bogotá.



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Colombia: Geomatics Week 2013 concluded

The 2013 Geomatic Week took place from 30 September to 4 October in Bogota

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host to UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, successfully ended the fourth version of the International Geomatics Week. The 2013 event focused on "geospatial technologies and management of the territory". The event took place from 30 September to 4 October in Bogota, Colombia.


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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:17

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International Interdisciplinary Conference on Geo- and Environmental Information and Communication - Achieving Sustainability Goals through Knowledge Sharing

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

This International and Interdisciplinary conference is dedicated to scientific and technical methods of environmental information and communication. Special regard is given to the central role of Geoinformation.






06/02/2013 to 08/02/2013


Hotel and Convention Center COSMOS 100

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National University of Colombia, CODATA Taskgroup on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries, International Cartographic Association WG on GIS and Sustainable Development, International Cartographic Association Commission on Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management and International Society for Digital Earth

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