UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/15: Space-based Information for Post-2015 Sustainable Development

Systematic observation for Climate Change Adaptation: Joint GCOS-IPCC-UNFCCC workshop

Representatives of Member States, UNFCCC bodies, GCOS, IPCC and various UN agencies discussed systematic observations

From 10 to 12 February 2015, international experts and representatives of Member States gathered in Bonn, Germany, for a workshop on systematic observations for climate change adaptation.

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Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:11

ICIMOD: Closer collaboration with Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment

Much of ICIMOD’s research focuses on the science of climate change&adaptation

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal, host of one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MoSTE) of Nepal.


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Thu, 14/08/2014 - 10:54

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

Kenya Meteorological Service (KMS)

The main functions of the Kenya Meteorological Service include:



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UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and


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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33

Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.


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Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Resilient Cities


About Resilient Cities 2013

Resilient Cities 2013 - the 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation will take place on 31 May - 2 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany.






31/05/2013 to 02/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/03/2013

Venue City: 



Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (GSI)

Event Organisers: 

ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability

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UN family agrees on plan for disaster risk reduction

Displaced Family in Thailand

Representatives of UN agencies, funds and programmes completed an action plan this week that will accelerate the integration of disaster risk reduction into all UN country level operations in

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Fri, 08/03/2013 - 14:21
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