Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

AI for Good Global Summit

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English

The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading United Nations platform for global and inclusive dialogue on AI. The Summit is hosted each year in Geneva by the ITU in partnership with UN agencies, XPRIZE Foundation and ACM.

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46

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6

Date: 

28/05/2019 to 31/05/2019

Venue: 

ITU Headquarters, Rue de Varembé, 2

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Co-organisers: 

X Prize Foundation and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Language of event: 

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Copernicus industry workshop for Sustainable Development Goals and international agreements

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English

Copernicus organizes a workshop that will help participants to understand the importance of Earth Observation, in particular, Copernicus in monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals agenda of 2030 and international agreements. The event is going to be held in Brussels on January 24th from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm, and is open and free of charge. Applicants can register through the event website.

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51

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4

Date: 

24/01/2019

Venue City: 

Brussels

Venue: 

Breydel Auditorium, DG GROW

Venue Country: 

  • Belgium

Event Organisers: 

Copernicus

Language of event: 

1

European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018

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This year's European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) will take place in Rome, Italy, on 21-23 November. Participants will discuss the outcomes of the 2017 EFDRR held in Turkey and the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Mexico, and aim to address key issues that can accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement

The event will provide an opportunity to exchange and move forward on local level resilience, economic risks and reaching the Sendai Framework 2020 priority targets.

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42

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12

Date: 

21/11/2018 to 23/11/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/11/2018

Venue: 

Viale Umberto Tupini 65 00144 Roma

Venue City: 

Rome

Venue Country: 

  • Italy

Language of event: 

1

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/17: UN-SPIDER’s Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

Issue Date: 

Wed, 17/05/2017
English

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Short title: 

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/17

United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

Disaster risk reduction and combating climate change and its effects are integral parts of social and economic development, and are essential if development is to be sustainable for the future. This is recognized by the Sustainable Development Goals that were launched in September 2015.

Publishing Date: 

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 05:27

Geospatial Technologies and Remote Sensing for Monitoring SDGs

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The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary is organizing a workshop in July 2016 in cooperation with the  Bureau for Policy and Programme Support  of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).  The workshop focuses on Geospatial Technologies and Remote Sensing for Monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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47

longitude: 

19

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0

Date: 

04/07/2016 to 09/07/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 01/03/2016

Venue: 

CEU Summer University

Venue City: 

Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary;

The  Bureau for Policy and Programme Support  of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP);

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Co-organisers: 

In-Service ICT Training for Environmental Professionals (ISEPEI)

Esri

 

Language of event: 

1

11th AARSE International Conference

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We cordially invite you to participate in the 11th AARSE International Conference, which will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 24th to 28th October 2016. The conference is timely and has been designed to harness geospatial technologies to address the post -2015 global development agenda.

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0

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33

Date: 

24/10/2016 to 28/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/07/2016

Venue City: 

Kampala

Venue: 

Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda

Venue Country: 

  • Uganda

Event Organisers: 

Makerere University, African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), National Forestry Authority (NFA), National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), UBOS, AUGA, GIC-Uganda, ESIPPS

Language of event: 

1

Study: Capacity building on Earth observation important for SDGs

Space-based monitoring helps track changes on large scales (Image: NASA)

Based on the findings of a scientific review of the draft SDGs, the experts have presented in the International weekly journal of science, Nature, five main priorities they recommend the scientific community to follow. These are: Devise metrics, establish monitoring mechanisms, evaluate progress, enhance infrastructure and standardize and verify data.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 09:05
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