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UN-SPIDER Updates June 2019

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Wed, 03/07/2019
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Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the June 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates.

We would like to make use of this occasion to inform you about two upcoming UN-SPIDER conferences:

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9th annual meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices opens in Vienna

Representatives of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices and observer organizations..
UNOOSA Director Simonetta di Pippo opens the 9th annual RSO meeting.

Representatives from the network of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices (RSO) convene in Vienna for the 9th Annual RSO Coordination Meeting from 18 to 19 June. Held at the United Nations Offices in Vienna, the meeting provides the 23 RSOs the opportunity to propose concrete ways in which they, respectively, could further collaborate with UN-SPIDER and also with other RSOs.

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Tue, 18/06/2019 - 11:18

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UN-SPIDER conducts Technical Advisory Mission follow-up in Viet Nam

Participants of the UN-SPIDER TAM follow up mission in Viet Nam. Image: UN-SPIDER

UN-SPIDER is working with the Viet Nam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) and the Disaster Management Policy and Technology Center (DMPTC) to promote the use of space-based information in disaster management.

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The 8th Annual Meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices Commences in Vienna

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting

UN-SPIDER is currently conducting its 8th annual Regional Support Offices (RSOs) meeting at the United Nations Offices in Vienna (UNOV). The meeting, which runs from 6-8 June, brings together representatives from participating RSOs and additional supporters of the programme.

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Indonesia RSO UNSPIDER activities in September 2015

The Indonesia Regional Support Office of UNSPIDER performed the following activities in September 2015:

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Tue, 13/10/2015 - 22:51

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Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) / National Observatory Athens (NOA)

The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) is one of the three institutes of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the oldest research institution in Greece.

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IGAC: Monitoring mining areas in Colombia

Opencast mining image in the north-eastern of Antioquia, Colombia (Image: IGAC/CIAF)

The Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) through its Research and Development in Geographic Information - CIAF, is developing a methodology to support the identification of illegal areas of opencast mining activities in the north-east of Antioquia Department, Colombia, by using remote sensing and geographic information systems.

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 07:34

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IWMI: Training on Earth observation for flood risk mapping

Approximately 30 experts participated in the workshop and training (Image: IWMI)

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Sri Lanka, the International Water Management Institute IWMI, conducted a training on "Earth Observation Technologies for Flood-risk Mapping and Forecast Rating Curve for Flood Recession Agriculture in Nigeria".

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Wed, 27/05/2015 - 13:19

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EMERCOM strengthens ties with International Civil Defence Organisation

Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov and Secretary-General of ICDO Vladimir Kuvshinov

The Russian Emergencies Ministry EMERCOM, host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in the Russian Federation, is strengthening its collaboration with the International Civil Defence Organisation ICDO. Russian Minister of

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Wed, 18/02/2015 - 11:58

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UN-SPIDER welcomes new Regional Support Office in Sri Lanka

Ms Simonetta di Pippo (UNOOSA) and Dr Giriraj Amarnath (IWMI) signed a memorandum of understanding making IWMI UN-SPIDER's latest RSO.

On 5 February 2015, on the occasion of the 6th annual meeting of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices (RSOs) in Vienna, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, signed a memorandum of understanding, making IWMI the 17th member of UN-SPIDER's network of RSOs. The memorandum was signed by UNOOSA's director Simonetta Di Pippo on behalf of UNOOSA and Dr Giriraj Amarnath on behalf of IWMI.

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