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United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

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51

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22/11/2017 to 24/11/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 05/09/2017

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Bonn

Venue Country: 

  • Germany

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The international conference is organised by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs / UN-SPIDER and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

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Science for future peace and development

On 10 November, UNESCO and the world celebrated the World Science Day for Peace and Development 2015 (Image:Creative Commons).

On 10 November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrated the World Science Day for Peace and Development 2015, launching the 2015 UNESCO World Science Report.

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Wed, 11/11/2015 - 15:15

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UN-SPIDER to participate in the IAA Climate Change Disaster Management Conference, in Mexico City

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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and its Platform for for Disaster Management and

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Thu, 17/09/2015 - 09:21

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19

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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030”

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The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office successfully conducted the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030

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40

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Date: 

14/09/2015 to 16/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 19/07/2015

Venue: 

Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

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GFDRR and DFID: Challenge Fund to improve disaster risks assessment

Global Digital Elevation Model produced by ASTER (Image: NASA)

The Challenge Fund has been launched to help developing countries use risk information for decision-making and improve assessing disaster risks.  

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Thu, 26/03/2015 - 11:05

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Thu, 03/26/2015

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INFORM: New data tool for disaster risk management launched

The Earth seen from GOES Satellite on 19 December 2011

INFORM, a global, open-source risk assessment tool has been launched by the European Commission and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a forum for coordinating humanitarian assistance between UN and non-UN partners, to identify possible humanitarian crises requiring international assistance.

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Fri, 02/01/2015 - 08:36

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ESA and the Asian Development Bank to employ Earth observation data for sustainable development

Earth observation image for agriculture and rural development applications

In October 2014 a new cooperative project between ESA and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), called Earth Observation for a Transforming Asia Pacific (EOTAP), was launched.

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Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:14

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Thu, 12/18/2014

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Apply now: UN/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation on 26-28 May 2015

 

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UN/Germany Conference 26-28 May 2015 in Bonn

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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. PrepCom2 took place on 17 and 18 November in Geneva and served to approve the Conference programme of work and develop the draft post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04

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46

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6
Mon, 11/17/2014

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