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Applications open for United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction

Beijing from the Sentinel-1A satellite. Image: Copernicus Data/ESA (2014).

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China (MEM) will hold this year’s International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction from 24 to 26 October 2018 in Beijing, China. The conference, entitled “Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response”, is implemented under the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) through its Beijing Office.

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Fri, 25/05/2018 - 13:05

International Training Course on Integration of Multisource Earth Observation Data for Disaster Damage Assessment

The International Training Course on Integration of Multisource Earth Observation Data for Disaster Damage Assessment was successfully organized from 25 to 31 October in Beijing, China.

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Thu, 02/11/2017 - 11:11

7th Annual UN-SPIDER Conference opens in Beijing

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – "Building Resilience through Integrated Applications" was opened yesterday in Beijing, China and will continue until 25 October 2017. About one hundred participants from 34 countries and 8 regions are participating in the conference.

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Tue, 24/10/2017 - 11:38

7th International Geomatic Week 2017 Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi (IGAC) of Colombia

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The Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi (IGAC) of Colombia, is organizing the 7th International Geomatic Week from 14th to 18th of August, 2017 in the city of Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.

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14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017

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Mon, 14/08/2017

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Semana Geomática, Bogotá, Colombia

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Bogotá, D.C.

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  • Colombia

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The Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi (IGAC)

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Spanish

UN Spider updates November 2016

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Mon, 12/12/2016
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UN-SPIDER updates October 2016

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Mon, 07/11/2016
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UN-SPIDER Regional Expert Meeting in Santo Domingo

Mrs Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA, and Mayor General Rafael De Luna Pichirilo, President of the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic.

UN-SPIDER and the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic conducted a regional expert meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with the support of Secure World Foundation on the use of space-based information in early warning systems for sroughts. The meeting, which was conducted on 18 and 19 July 2016, brought together nearly 70 experts from Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico; as well as from FAO, UNCCD, WFP, UNDP, CRECTEALC, CEPREDENAC and UNOOSA.

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Wed, 20/07/2016 - 23:13

COPUOS concluded its 59th annual session at UNOV

59th session of COPUOS at UNOV

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) concluded its 59th annual session in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna. The Committee was set up by the General Assembly in 1959.

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Thu, 09/06/2016 - 09:20

UN-SPIDER Updates February 2016

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Thu, 24/03/2016
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UN-SPIDER Updates January 2016

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Fri, 05/02/2016
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