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UN-SPIDER Capacity Building Strategy

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Space-based data in emergency response at centre of UN-SPIDER Institutional Strengthening Mission to Cameroon

Mission team with the director and staff of the Department of Civil Protection and other organizations. Image: DPC.
Mission team with H.E. Dr. Joseph Dion Ngute, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cameroon, H.E. Mr. Paul Atanga Nji, Minister of Territorial Administration of Cameroon, Mrs. Mariatou Yap, Director of the Department of Civil Protection of Cameroon and Mr. Balungeli Confiance Ebune, Director of Cabinet at the Prime Minister’s Office.
Meeting at the Department of Civil Protection.
Workshop on "Emergency Response Centres".
Mission team and participants during the simulation exercise. Image: DPC.

Upon the request of the Ministry of Territorial Administration (MINAT), Government of Cameroon, UN-SPIDER carried out a week-long Institutional Strengthening Mission (ISM) to Yaoundé from 15 to 19 July. The mission aimed to strengthen the capacities of the Department of Civil Protection (DPC) of Cameroon in using space-based information in all phases of the disaster management cycle.

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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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32

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-117

Date: 

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

Language of event: 

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Training: Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Overview

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-1

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37

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0

Training Requirements: 

Participants have to be graduates in any discipline

Date: 

01/05/2013

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Event Organisers: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Language of event: 

1

From policies to action: Institutionalizing the use of space-based information in disaster-risk management and emergency response in Latin America

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Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon, Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER)

Capacity-building in Earth Observation and Geo-information science – A bridge to knowledge for disaster management in Africa

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Keita Mahamadou S., Deputy Executive Director, Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS), Ile-Ife, Nigeria

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8

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5

Advisory Support

UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Nepal in 2018.

UN-SPIDER was created in 2006 after recognizing that disaster risk management and

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One-pager Capacity-building

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Tue, 25/01/2011
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