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UNOOSA releases 2019 Annual Report

UNOOSA Annual Report 2019.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has released its 2019 Annual Report.

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Thu, 25/06/2020 - 14:45

GEO Data Technology Workshop: the Era of Big EO Data

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From 23 to 25 April 2019, the GEO Data Technology Workshop will take place at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Vienna, Austria.

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23/04/2019 to 25/04/2019

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Mon, 01/04/2019

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Vienna International Centre (VIC)

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Vienna

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  • Austria

Event Organisers: 

Group on Earth Observations

Co-organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), European Space Imaging, developmentSEED, Eversis, terraPulse

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United Nations/China Forum on Space Solutions

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Organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the China National Space Administration (CNSA), the "United Nations/China Forum on Space Solutions: Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals" will take place in Changsha, China, from 24 to 27 April 2019. By bringing together providers and users of space solutions, the Forum aims to forge new partnerships, enhance international space cooperation and contribute to the attainment of the SDGs.

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24/04/2019 to 27/04/2019

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Sun, 14/04/2019

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Wanda Vista Changsha (长沙万达文华酒店).

Venue City: 

Changsha, Hunan Province

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and China National Space Administration (CNSA)

Co-organisers: 

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and People’s Government of Hunan Province

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UNOOSA and SGAC launch Space for Youth Competition

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with youth attendees of the high-level event on Youth2030, New York, 24 September 2018. Image: UN Photo/Mark Garten.

To support the first priority of the 'Youth 2030' strategy, namely "Engagement, Participation and Advocacy to Amplify youth voices for the promotion of a peaceful, just and sustainable world", the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs decided to launch the Space for Youth Competition together with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC).

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Mon, 04/03/2019 - 09:42

24th postgraduate programme in remote sensing and geographic system commences this summer at CSSTEAP

The CCSTEAP organizes several courses and programmes in the upcoming academic year. Image: CSSTEAP.

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Mon, 28/01/2019 - 10:40

Group on Earth Observations and Amazon Web Services open applications for access to cloud computing programme

Image: Group on Earth Observations.

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have teamed up to offer GEO member agencies and research organizations from developing countries access to cloud services. Selected organizations will receive AWS credits to host, process and analyze big data about the Earth to support sustainable development efforts.

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Mon, 14/01/2019 - 09:47

UNOOSA launches space4water portal to promote the use of space technology for sustainable water management

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) launched the space4water portal during the eighth edition of the PSIPW award ceremony hosted at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The new portal will serve as a platform to gather information and strengthen partnerships related to space-based information for water accessibility.

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Tue, 04/12/2018 - 11:18

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

Applications open for United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction

Beijing from the Sentinel-1A satellite. Image: Copernicus Data/ESA (2014).

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of

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Fri, 25/05/2018 - 13:05

UNOOSA and Jaxa deploy first KiboCUBE satellite as part of capacity-building initiative

The ISS and the Japanese Experiment Module (Kibo). Image: NASA/JAXA

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) deployed its first cube satellite on 11 May 2018 as part of a joint cooperation programme called KiboCUBE. 

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Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:16

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