Sustainable Development

Call for Abstracts: Earth Observations for Sustainable Development Session, AGU Fall Meeting 2019

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AGU Fall Meeting 2019

The application of Earth Observation (EO) datasets for Sustainable Development is a fast-growing field. EO innovations are contributing to the delivery of economic and societal benefit to developing countries, helping them meet their Sustainable Development Goals.

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Date: 

09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 31/07/2019

Venue: 

Moscone Convention Center; 747 Howard St, NW; San Francisco, CA 94103

Venue City: 

San Francisco

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Liz Cox (UK Space Agency)
Darren Lumbroso (HR Wallingford)
Gina Tsarouchi (HR Wallingford)

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Fourth COSPAR Symposium

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From the fourth to the eigth of November this year, the Comittee on Space Research (COSPAR) will hold its fourth Symposium in Herzliya, Israel,  covering the topic of small satellites for sustainable science and development.

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Date: 

04/11/2019 to 08/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 22/07/2019

Venue: 

Daniel Hotel Herzliya

Venue City: 

Herzliya

Venue Country: 

  • Israel

Event Organisers: 

COSPAR

Language of event: 

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International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development

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The International Symposium on Disaster

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Date: 

07/03/2019 to 08/03/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 30/01/2019

Venue: 

Asian Institute of Technology

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Asian Institute of Technology, ProSPER.Net, United Nations University - Institute of the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)

Co-organisers: 

Keio University, Miyagi University of Education, University Sains Malaysia, Integrated Research on Disaster Risk

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Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

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For the first time ever, Africa and Arab States will come together to participate in the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. The forum will be hosted by the Republic of Tunisia in cooperation with the African Union Commission (AUC), the League of Arab States (LAS) and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) from 9 – 13 October 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia.

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Date: 

09/10/2018 to 13/10/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 27/09/2018

Venue: 

Laico Hotel, Av. Mohamed V 1001 Tunis

Venue City: 

Tunis

Venue Country: 

  • Tunisia

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the League of Arab States and the African Union Commission

Co-organisers: 

Government of Tunisia

Language of event: 

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African Union signs Cooperation Arrangement with EU Copernicus programme

Copernicus is the European Union's Earth Observation Programme, looking at the Earth and its environment. It offers information services based on satellite Earth Observation and in situ (non-space) data. Image: Copernicus

The African Union (AU) Commission signed a Cooperation Arrangement with the European Commission (EC) in Brussels on 12 June 2018 to facilitate AU’s access to Earth observation data from the Sentinel satellites of the Copernicus Programme.

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Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:58

UN Environment and Google partnership to facilitate access to environmental information

Remnants of Lake Chad, February 2015. Image: Peter Prokosch/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

UN Environment and Google announced a global partnership on 16 July 2018 which will see the launch of a platform to enable governments, NGOs and the public to monitor and respond to changes to the environment. Given that this

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:40

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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Date: 

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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Language of event: 

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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.

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 02/05/2018 - 10:49

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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