UNISPACE+50

UN-SPIDER Updates June 2018

UNISPACE+50 event considers future of international space cooperation

UNISPACE+50, the first global United Nations space summit in the twenty-first century, has opened today in Vienna, Austria. The event brings together government leaders, policy makers, space experts, and industry and civil society representatives to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1968 Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

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Wed, 20/06/2018 - 07:42

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/17 - UNISPACE+50 Thematic Priority 6: International cooperation towards low-emission and resilient societies

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Mon, 27/11/2017
UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/17
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UNOOSA co-organized a workshop on human capacity-building in space science and technology for sustainable social and economic development

The United Nations/Russian Federation Workshop on "Human Capacity-Building in Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Social and Economic Development", which took place in Samara, Russian Federation from October 30 to November 2, aimed to address the role of human capacity building for using space science, technology and its applications in support of sustainable development, with a particular focus on developing and emerging countries.

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Mon, 06/11/2017 - 15:39

United Nations/South Africa Symposium on Basic Space Technology: "Small satellite missions for scientific and technological advancement"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Space technology and its wide range of applications contribute essential information and services to many aspects of sustainable development, that is, economic and social development and environmental conservation and protection. Small satellite missions are becoming increasingly important in supporting these roles of space technology, as well as in the advancement of basic space science and technology, notably through capacity building.

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-34

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19

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11/12/2017 to 14/12/2017

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Sun, 15/10/2017

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Stellenbosch

Venue: 

Stellenbosch University

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Government of the Republic of South Africa. The event is co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA).

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United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health

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46

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6

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23/08/2017 to 25/08/2017

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Tue, 01/08/2017

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World Health Organization Headquarters

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Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

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The event is organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of Switzerland.

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European Space Agency (ESA)

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Applications open for United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies, 22-24 November, Bonn

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.

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Wed, 05/07/2017 - 15:59

Applications open for 7th Annual UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference, 23-25 October 2017

Basey, Samar province in the Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda on November 8, 2013.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – Building

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Wed, 28/06/2017 - 17:32

The 8th Annual Meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices Commences in Vienna

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting

UN-SPIDER is currently conducting its 8th annual Regional Support Offices (RSOs) meeting at the United Nations Offices in Vienna (UNOV). The meeting, which runs from 6-8 June, brings together representatives from participating RSOs and additional supporters of the programme.

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 13:15

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.

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Sat, 01/04/2017 - 05:27

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