Knowledge Management

EO4GEO project releases Body of Knowledge for Earth observation and geographic information

Screenshot of the Living Textbook tool.

The EO4GEO project, an alliance of 26 partners from 13 European Union countries, has publicly released a Body of Knowledge (BoK) for the Earth Observation (EO) and Geographic Information (GI) domain. The BoK is a formal description of the EO/GI sector represented by a complete set of interrelated concepts. It consists of 907 concepts, 1129 relationships between them, and 1875 skills to which the concepts related.

Publishing Date: 

Sun, 25/10/2020 - 19:30

UN-SPIDER participates in MOBILISE event in Colombo

MOBILISE workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

UN-SPIDER has been invited to participate in a workshop and conference organized by the MOBILISE project in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The project, conducted in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Malaysia, brings together academic institutions from the United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Malaysia as well as government agencies involved in disaster risk reduction and emergency response efforts.


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Tue, 27/02/2018 - 08:48

UNU-EHS workshop on Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction

Participants of the KNOW-4-DRR workshop

From the 10-11 of December 2014, the United Nations University's Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) held a workshop on decision making and knowledge management in disaster risk reduction (DRR). This workshop was conducted within the frame of the KNOW-4-DRR project (Enabling knowledge for DRR in integration to climate change adaptation), funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the Politecnico di Milano.


Publishing Date: 

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 10:29

Brochure: UN-SPIDER

Issue Date: 

Thu, 01/05/2014

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This brochure gives an overview of the UN-SPIDER programme and the relevance of our work. It highlights various examples of space-based applications in emergency response and disaster risk reduction. The brochure also presents the different areas of work of the programme: knowledge management, technical advisory support, and partnerships.



ADRC: Following up on DRR policy peer review project

Proba's view of the Maldives

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office located in Japan, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), initiated the DRR Policy Peer Review project back in 2009 with the aim of developing Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) capacities among its members by sharing information.

This year, "Developing a National Framework on Managing Internally Displaced Populations (IDPs) during emergencies" was selected as target project and a reviewer team has already visited the Maldives to conduct surveys.


Publishing Date: 

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:32

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/13: Knowledge Management

Issue Date: 

Mon, 11/02/2013

UN-SPIDER Newsletter on Knowledge ManagementWhen tackling a disaster situation or when assessing the risk of a potential disaster, knowledge is the key. Disaster and disaster-riskmanagers face the challenge of identifying knowledge keepers, information focal points and data sources – sometimes under the pressure of extremely short timeframes.


Short title: 

Newsletter: Knowledge Management and UN-SPIDER

Fifth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis






24/04/2012 to 26/04/2012


UN Campus Bonn, Germany

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Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) German Aerospace Center (DLR)

With the Support of: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology of Germany (BMWi), Secure World Foundation, and the City of Bonn

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