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VALID project: Results of Stakeholder Assessment Part I available

The results of the first stakeholder assessment of the VALID project are now available on the Knowledge Portal. The project is carried out by UN-SPIDER and the Joint Board of Geospatial Information Societies (JBGIS).

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Tue, 30/10/2012 - 08:14
Tue, 10/30/2012

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UNOOSA: Brochure on UN Programme on Space Applications

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs released a brochure on the United Nations Programme on Space Applications. The Programme on Space Applications (PSA), since its creation in 1971, has made substantial progress in furthering knowledge and experience of space applications around the world.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 10:56
Mon, 10/01/2012

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United Nations Expert Meeting on the International Space Station Humanitarian Benefits

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) will host the United Nations Meeting on the International Space Station Humanitarian Benefits.  

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Date: 

11/06/2012 to 12/06/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 06/04/2012

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

Vienna

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Co-organisers: 

International Space Station (ISS)

Language of event: 

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United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium

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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the University of Tokyo are jointly organizing the Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium that will take place in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October 2012.
The Symposium is part of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications in 2012 developed within the framework of the UN General Assembly.

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Date: 

10/10/2012 to 13/10/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 01/06/2012

Venue City: 

Nagoya

Venue: 

Winc Aichi, 4-4-38 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA, University of Tokyo

Language of event: 

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United Nations International Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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48

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Date: 

03/12/2012 to 05/12/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 19/10/2012

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

United Nations Office at Vienna (Vienna International Centre)

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

With the Support of: Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation

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Satellites in the developing world

Within 24 hours of the catastrophic 2010 earthquake near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, space agencies and companies around the world tasked satellites with providing free images of the earthquake’s aftermath. Experts quickly analyzed and interpreted images taken from space, mapping out essential information for rescue workers on the ground: areas with many damaged buildings, roads likely closed by debris.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 15:34

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Sustainable Future of Outer Space Activities discussed at the Outer Space Committee

VIENNA, 12 June (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) concluded its fifty-fourth session and its deliberations over ways and means to maintain outer space for peaceful purposes and to ensure that space technology and its applications continue to benefit many areas critical to all humanity.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 21/06/2011 - 15:22

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48

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Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2011 Fifty-fourth session

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The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 ( resolution 1472 (XIV)) to review the scope of international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space, to devise programmes in this field to be undertaken under United Nations auspices, to encourage continued research and the dissemination of information on outer space matters, and to study legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

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48

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16

Date: 

01/06/2011 to 10/06/2011

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

United Nation Office, Vienna International Center

Event Organisers: 

 United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Language of event: 

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Satellite communication, a failsafe option for disaster management and emergency response

It is widely acknowledged that during natural disasters, satellite technology plays a crucial role in re-establishing communication links, for both

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 05/05/2011 - 11:03

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Interview with David Stevens, Programme Coordinator UN-SPIDER

In this issue of EOMAG, EARSC had the opportunity to discuss with Mr. David Stevens, United Nations Platform for Space-base Information for

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 15/04/2011 - 13:48

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