CAPACITY BUILDING

Institutional Strengthening Missions

With an Institutional Strengthening Mission (ISM) UN-SPIDER assists a Member State in increasing its capacity to benefit from

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UN-SPIDER builds hazard mapping skills in Sri Lanka

From 14 to 17 of August 2012, UN-SPIDER conducted the Capacity Building Programme “Space Technology for Improving

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 15:29

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Space Technology for improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka

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14/08/2012 to 17/08/2012

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Uva-Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, Badulla

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Badulla

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER (UN Office for Outer Space Affairs) and Disaster Management Centre (Sri Lanka)

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Uwa-Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka, and National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

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Technical Advisory Support at UN-SPIDER

With the May 2012 issue of the UN-SPIDER Newsletter, we are introducing a new approach to UN-SPIDER Newsletters. Instead of just summing up recent activities, we present to you in each issue specific thematic areas within the framework of our activities.

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Wed, 20/06/2012 - 09:41
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter Technical Advisory Support

Issue Date: 

Thu, 31/05/2012
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 The May 2012 issue of the UN-SPIDER Newsletter focuses on UN-SPIDER's Technical Advisory Support. It covers the following topics:

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Technical Advisory Support and UNSPIDER

Technical Advisory Missions

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Local and hi-tech responses needed when disaster strikes in Africa

Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based online open source software developer. A great deal of indigenous knowledge existed on natural disasters, she told SciDev.Net at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today (14 December). It needed only to be collected, analysed by experts, put in usable format, and made available to people.

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:43

IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC)

Regional Committee for the Western Pacific was established in 1977. In 1989 the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific was transformed into the IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC).

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