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CERN to tap new Europe cloud computing project

Three key research centers and a consortium of Internet companies said on Thursday they would work together on a European cloud computing platform to handle the continent's rapidly growing

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:18
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WMO weather information system improves access to data

An international information system designed to improve and expand the exchange of data on weather, climate and water will help boost food security around the world, according to the World Meteorol

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:36
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WMO Welcomes Outcome of World Radiocommunication Conference 2012

Radio frequencies which are vital for weather forecasts, disaster warnings and climate monitoring will remain available to the meteorological community and protected from interference from other ap

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:17
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UN launches information system to boost disaster prevention, food security measures

The United Nations launched today an information system to improve and expand the exchange of weather, climate and water data, which can be used for disaster risk reduction, water management, food sec

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Wed, 01/02/2012 - 15:57
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UAE to chair World Radiocommunication Conference

The United Arab Emirates, represented by Tarek Al Awadhi, Head of the Spectrum & International Affairs Section at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRI), was selected as a chair of t

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Tue, 24/01/2012 - 16:35
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The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership active in the 3rd Global Platform session

The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership (SPIDER GTP) which was launched in 2009 was again present in the 3rd Session of the Global Platform, which was organized and conducted by the United Nations I

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Tue, 24/05/2011 - 17:29
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World Bank calls for innovative projects for disaster recovery and reconstruction competition - World Reconstruction Conference

The World Bank is calling for innovative ideas to solve challenges in disaster recovery and reconstruction, ahead of the World Reconstruction Conference, the first large-scale global conference to

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Wed, 09/02/2011 - 11:30
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UN-SPIDER present in the 19th General Assembly of the International Civil Defence Organization

The International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) conducted its 19th General Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, on 1 – 2 November 2010. Congregating 50 Member States mainly from Afr

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Wed, 01/12/2010 - 10:27
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Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) designed and conducted the Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP) in order to check the usefulness of the products currently available

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)

The UN/ISDR is the focal point in the UN System to promote links and synergies between, and the coordination of, disaster reduction activities in the socio-economic, humanitarian and developm