Iranian Space Agency

UNOOSA activates International Charter for flood in Islamic Republic of Iran

Parts of Iran (Islamic Republic of) and the region captured by the MODIS instrument on board the Terra satellite on 29 March 2019. Image: NASA Worldview application.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), as part of the support it provides to Member States through its UN-SPIDER programme, has requested the activation of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" for monitoring the impact of the floods in the Islamic Republic of Iran caused by heavy rainfall in the southwestern provinces of Golestan and Mazandaran on 31 March. The Charter was activated on behalf of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office the Iranian Space Agency (ISA), which is acting as project manager for the activation.

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Sun, 31/03/2019 - 12:47

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United Nations/Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Dust Storm and Drought Monitoring in the Middle East Region

Image courtesy of the European Space Agency (ESA) of a sandstorm over the Persian Gulf in 2008.
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Space Agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran will organize a workshop focusing on the use of space technology for dust storm and drought monitoring in the Middle East region. 
 

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Tue, 30/08/2016 - 03:17

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ISA: Lessons learnt from drought in Iran

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Fri, 02/10/2015
ISA: Lessons learnt from drought in Iran
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Effective use of Space-based information to monitor disasters and its impacts: Lessons Learnt from Drought in Iran

UNOOSA Director visits Regional Support Office in I.R. Iran

Mazlan Othman, Director of UNOOSA

On 17 October 2013, UNOOSA's Director, Mazlan Othman, visited UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted by the Iran Space Agency (ISA). In the Alborz Space Centre, the experts presented UN-SPIDER RSO activities and services.

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Mon, 04/11/2013 - 10:08

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February 2012 Updates

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Mon, 05/03/2012
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UN-SPIDER News

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Plans for Technical Advisory Mission to Sri Lanka taking shape

At the request of the Government of Sri Lanka, UN-SPIDER planned the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Sri Lanka from 17 to 21 October 2011. A team of experts will meet with key disaster management authorities in the Government, UN agencies, regional and international organizations and initiatives, as well as private entrepreneurs to discuss, make recommendations and develop guidelines to improve the use of space-based information in disaster management.

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Fri, 02/09/2011 - 16:36

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Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

Iranian Space Agency/UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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“Iranian Space Agency/UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and

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36

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51

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06/10/2008

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Tehran
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