The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, visited the UN premises in Bonn, Germany, on 31 January 2014, where one of UN-SPIDER's offices is located.
On 26 June 2013, the UN-SPIDER Programme wrapped up a two-day expert meeting focusing on space-based applications in Early Warning Systems.
UN-SPIDER at a glance
GEOSS Science and Technology Stakeholder Network, Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
EGIDA Project; Belmont Forum; DIVERSITAS; the European Science Foundation (ESF); the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP); EuroGeoSurveys; the Directorate Environment of the European Commission; the International Council of Science (ICSU); the IEEE International Committee on Earth Observations (IEEE/ICEO); the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP); the International Human Dimension Program on Global Environmental Change (IHDP); the International Social Science Council (ISSC); the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG); the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS); the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE); the Global Change System for Aanlysis, Research, and Training (START); the United Nations University Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS); the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP); the World Data System (WDS) of ICSU; the projects GeoViqua, and GEOWOW, all funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is implemented the Global Earth Observation S
The UN-SPIDER May 2012 Updates contain the following topics:
UN-SPIDER at a glance:
The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) German Aerospace Center (DLR)
With the Support of: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology of Germany (BMWi), Secure World Foundation, and the City of Bonn
UN Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response Opens Office in Bonn
OGC TC.PC Meetings will be held from February 28th to March 4th in Bonn, Germany.
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