China launches new Earth observation satellites to monitor disasters

An image captured by the 16m resolution multispectral wide-angle colour camera on the Gaofen-6 earth observation satellite. Image: CNS/RADI/CAS.

China launched its latest Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-6, which will be for disaster monitoring and agricultural research on 2 June.


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UN-SPIDER participates in UN/China/APSCO Workshop on Space Law

UNOOSA's Director Simonetta Di Pippo giving a key note speech at workshop

From 17 to 21 November 2014, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) jointly with the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) organised a workshop on space law in Beijing, China.


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Tue, 25/11/2014 - 09:02

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Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation (APSCO)

APSCO is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to promote and strengthen the development of collaborative space programs among its Member States by establishing the basis for cooperation in peaceful applications of space science and technology. It is headquartered in Beijing, People's Republic of China.

For more information visit APSCO's website.


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UN-SPIDER and APSCO: Further cooperation in 2014

UN-SPIDER Beijing Head of Office Shirish Ravan and APSCO Secretary-General

UN-SPIDER visited the office of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) in Beijing, China on 13 March 2014 to discuss further joint activities in 2014.

The Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) is an inter-governmental organisation aimed at promoting and strengthening the collaboration on space programmes and technologies among its Asian Member States. APSCO and UN-SPIDER have been cooperating closely since UN-SPIDER opened its office in Beijing in 2010.


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UN-SPIDER RSO in Iran hosts APSCO Meeting

On 17-18 July 2012, the Iranian Space Agency - UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Iran -  hosted in Tehran the 6th meeting of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization Council (APSCO). Members of the Council from all 9 Member States and Signatory State, namely Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand and Turkey joined this event. The meeting discussed on a number of projects and the Council agreed for the establishment of an Education and Training Center of APSCO.

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November 2011 Updates

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September 2011

Technical Advisory Mission to Bangladesh

In March 2011 the Government of Bangladesh, through the Disaster Management & Relief Division, invited the United Nations Office for

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!CANCELLED! Expert Group Meeting to Kick-off the Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Disaster Monitoring and Early Warning, Particularly Drought

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis



The Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, Particularly Drought (the Mechanism) was officially launched under the Regional Space Applications Programme (RESAP) in September 2010.

The Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC), the decision-making body of RESAP, at its 14 th session in December 2010 decided, that:






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