Sustainable Development

GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

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Formerly called the GIS for the United Nations and International Community Conference, this revamped event explores how Esri’s ArcGIS platform empowers the international community to achieve the global goals. The event is co-hosted by UNITAR’s Operational Satellite Application Programme (UNOSAT), and Esri.

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17/04/2018 to 19/04/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 17/04/2018

Venue: 

Campus Biotech

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

The event is organized by UNITAR’s Operational Satellite Application Programme (UNOSAT), and Esri.

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FAO report highlights use of remote sensing in assessing the impact of disasters on agriculture

FAO Report. Image: FAO

Climate-induced disasters have dramatically increased over the past three decades, with floods, droughts and tropical storms causing the most significant impact in the agricultural sector.

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Wed, 02/05/2018 - 10:49

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Blue Planet Symposium

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The 4th GEO Blue Planet Symposium will serve as a forum for discussion of ocean and coastal information needs for sustainable development, Blue Growth and societal awareness. The symposium will bring together producers of ocean and coastal information and current and potential users of ocean and coastal information, who will share their experience with the audience.

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Date: 

04/07/2018 to 06/07/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 04/07/2018

Venue City: 

Toulouse

Venue: 

Convention Centre Pierre Baudis

Venue Country: 

  • France

GIS for a Sustainable World Conference

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Applied Geography for a better future

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Date: 

17/04/2018 to 19/04/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 17/04/2018

Venue: 

Campus Biotech

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Co-organisers: 

The event is co-hosted by UNITAR’s Operational Satellite Application Programme (UNOSAT), and Esri.

Language of event: 

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United Nations/Russian Federation Workshop on Human Capacity-Building in Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Social and Economic Development

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The Workshop will address the role of human capacity-building in the domains of space science, technology and its applications in support of sustainable development, with a particular focus on developing and emerging countries.

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53

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Date: 

30/10/2017 to 02/11/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 10/08/2017

Venue City: 

Samara

Venue Country: 

  • Russian Federation

Event Organisers: 

The event is organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Samara National Research University. The event is co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Geomatics for a Sustainable Environment Summer School at University of Geneva

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The University of Geneva offers a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Geomatics for a Sustainable development. The course runs from July to December 2017 and consists of both presential and distance learning. It aims at providing attendees with an overview of the various existing tools and approaches to tackle the multidisciplinary environmental challenges. The course has two modules; the first is a remote

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Date: 

04/09/2017 to 15/09/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 15/06/2017

Venue: 

University of Geneva

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

University of Geneva, Faculty of Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences

Co-organisers: 

UN Environment/GRID-Geneva, EAWAG Zürich, University of Lausanne, Group on Earth Observations.

Language of event: 

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El Niño 2015 Conference: Shared Experiences - 20 Years of Climate Services and Framing the Next Steps in the Research and Development for Climate Resilience

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Date: 

17/11/2015 to 18/11/2015

Venue: 

Monell Auditorium, Columbia University at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Campus, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, United States

Venue City: 

New York

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

International Research Institute for Climate and Society
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
United States Agency for International Development 
World Meteorological Organization 

Co-organisers: 

Bureau of Meteorology
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
International Research Centre on El Niño 

Language of event: 

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

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Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 30th Annual DMISA Conference

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The conference of the Disaster Management Institute South Africa is the biggest annual disaster management conference in Africa and routinely attracts more than 350 delegates.

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-34

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Date: 

09/09/2015 to 10/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/08/2015

Venue City: 

Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province

Venue: 

ATKV Resort Hartenbos

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Co-organisers: 

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), Western Cape Provincial Government (WCPG), Eden District Municipality, Mosselbay Municipality and the SA Weather Service (SAWS).

Language of event: 

1

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/15: Space-based Information for Post-2015 Sustainable Development

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