Post-2015

Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

A new UN-SPIDER newsletter is now available. The latest issue focuses on the use of Earth observation for the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. 2015 is a milestone year for the United Nations.

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

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Ecosystem based Disaster Risk Reduction - Space based and geospatial information to assess health of ecosystems

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This article, written by UN-SPIDER's Beijing Office Head of Office Dr. Shirish Ravan, highlights the importance of ecosystems in

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New international framework for disaster risk reduction mentions importance of Space technologies

The new international framework for disaster risk reduction was agreed upon after 30 hours of negotiation in Sendai (Photo: Manny de Guzman)

After 30 hours of negotiations, the 187 Member States that attended the Third UN World Conference on

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Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction adopted by Member States

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UN-SPIDER participates in 3rd High Level Forum of UN Committee of Experts on Geospatial Information

UN-SPIDER's expert Shirish Ravan spoke about space-based information

UN-SPIDER participated in the 3rd High Level Forum of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM). The forum took place in Beijing, China, from 22 to 24 October 2014 and focused on "Sustainable Development with Geospatial Information". The event was held in collaboration with the Government of China through its National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASG).

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UN-SPIDER participates in High Level UN-GGIM Forum

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UN-Space: 34th UN Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

The meeting included an open session for Member States and stakeholders

On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space). The meeting focused on the role of space-related activities in a context of the global development agenda.

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UN Special Representative proposes elements for post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for

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Post-2015 disaster risk reduction: The role of outer space

Satellites help to respond to disasters, emergencies and crisis.

In a recent article on their website, UNISDR, the United Nations Office for

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