In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager
In 2007, the crowdsource mapping community OpenStreetMap launched a project called "OpenAerialMap" (OAM).
Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently developed a satellite-based map of human settlements, with a precision currently unparalleled by other global surveys.
The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) announced that nominations for the 2015 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction now open.
Natural hazards such as subsidence, rockfalls and landslides can greatly affect safe travelling.
The satellite provider Globalstar has announced a new service called "Sat-Fi".
UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) successfully organized a pre-conference event of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Red
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) formalised their collaboration by signing a collaboration agreement to enhance the development and use
On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space).
On 13 and 14 May 2014, the International Peace Institute in Vienna organized the seminar "War and Peace in a Digital Age".
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