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Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs Workshop

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Harvard University organizes a workshop called Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs from 26-30 June 2017.

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26/06/2017 to 30/06/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 19/06/2017

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Harvard University

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Cambridge

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Harvard University, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

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United Nations/Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Dust Storm and Drought Monitoring in the Middle East Region

Image courtesy of the European Space Agency (ESA) of a sandstorm over the Persian Gulf in 2008.
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Space Agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran will organize a workshop focusing on the use of space technology for dust storm and drought monitoring in the Middle East region. 
 

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Tue, 30/08/2016 - 03:17

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4th ASEAN Workshop - April 2016

ASEAN Workshop

UN-SPIDER, UNESCAP and the Indonesian Space Agency (LAPAN) jointly organized the 4th ASEAN workshop entitled “Simulation exercise on the procedural guidelines for sharing space-based information during emergency response”. The workshop, conducted from 19 to 21 April 2016 in Bogor, Indonesia, was supported by the AHA Centre and UNOSAT. It targeted 33 participants from 10 countries, including NDMOs, space agencies, technical agencies, regional organizations and UN organizations.

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Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:46

Joint Workshop “Information Needs in Crop Monitoring”

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On 22-23 of October in Kiev, Ukraine a Joint Workshop “Information Needs in Crop Monitoring” funded by European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and co-funded by the UN-SPIDER office of UNOOSA will be held.

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22/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

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Kiev

Venue Country: 

  • Ukraine

Event Organisers: 

European Commission’s Joint Research Centre

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UN-SPIDER and UNOOSA

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UN-SPIDER issues the Role of World Natural Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction in a workshop in India

Shirish Ravan of UN-SPIDER speaking on "Role of earth observation in maitaining health of natural heritage sites"

The International Workshop on the Role of World Natural Heritage (WHS) Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) was organised by UNESCO Category 2 Centre (C2C) World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region based at Wildlife Institute of India. The event was performed in Dehradun city on 24 and 25 August. The main objectives of the workshop were:

·         To identify and assess Natural and man-made disaster risks at World Heritage properties in the Asia-Pacific Region,

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Wed, 02/09/2015 - 16:57

Registration now open: Delta State Workshop

The Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University (CIGIT), the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the Secure World Foundation, GITA, and the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) will host a workshop about application of geographic information systems (GPS) and remote sensing technologies to disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

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Delta State Workshop
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Vulnerability Mapping Workshop held by RCMRD and PREPARED

Group photo of the workshop's participants (Image: RCMRD)

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, held a workshop on Vulnerability Mapping in conjunction with USAID/East Africa’s Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and Economic Development (PREPARED) Project between August 10 and 14 in Entebbe, Uganda. The participants came from the East African Community (EAC) member states: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.

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Tue, 18/08/2015 - 14:19

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Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER

UNESCO and World Heritage logos (images: UNESCO)

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region is organizing the “International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction”, which will be held in the headquarters of the Wildlife institute of India, in Dehradun, between the 24th and 28th of August.

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:09

State of the Map US 2015

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The meeting is bringing together the diverse world of OpenStreetMap at a symbolic venue for three days of talks, workshops, and discussions around the project.

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41

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-74

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06/06/2015 to 08/06/2015

Venue: 

Great Wolf Lodge

Venue City: 

New York

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Open Street Map

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UN-SPIDER supports UNESCO-IOC workshop on coastal hazard assessment

The workshop is focusing on coastal hazard assessment

Today, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) opened their training workshop "Coastal Hazard Assessment: Applications in Risk Assessment, Management and Mitigation" in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where the 2004 tsunami killed more than 35,000 people.The workshop, taking place from 2 to 5 June 2015, is bringing together 27 participants from 17 countries exposed to tsunamis here in the Indian Ocean.

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Tue, 02/06/2015 - 10:59

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