UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER presented its efforts related to the upcoming World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) during the fifty-second session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of COPUOS. The programme presented its relevant activities during a symposium organised by Japan on the sidelines of STSC as well as in front of the plenary.
UN-SPIDER participated in the 3rd High Level Forum of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM). The forum took place in Beijing, China, from 22 to 24 October 2014 and focused on "Sustainable Development with Geospatial Information". The event was held in collaboration with the Government of China through its National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation.
UN-SPIDER participates in High Level UN-GGIM Forum
UN-SPIDER is pleased to announce its United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, on 5 and 6 June 2014.