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UN-SPIDER speaks at 57th session of COPUOS

Mr Luc St-Pierre presented the UN-SPIDER programme's recent activities to COPUOS

UN-SPIDER’s Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, addressed the attending delegations of the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) on 12 June 2014 in

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Fri, 13/06/2014 - 09:11
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57th COPUOS session opened: Outer Space for a sustainable Earth

Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

"Challenges to our society, including that of global climate change, and to food security and global health, are all interlinked with disasters, and we need a holistic approach," said Mr.

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Thu, 12/06/2014 - 10:04
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UN-SPIDER speaks at International Peace Institute Seminar

UN-SPIDER Programme Coordinator Luc St-Pierre

On 13 and 14 May 2014, the International Peace Institute in Vienna organized the seminar "War and Peace in a Digital Age".

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Thu, 15/05/2014 - 09:17
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UN-SPIDER presents Knowledge Portal at COPUOS STSC

Presenting the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal to participants

On 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER presented its Knowledge Portal (www.un-spider.org) to the delegates of the 51st session of the Scientific and Te

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Thu, 20/02/2014 - 11:59
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UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices: Fifth annual meeting in Vienna

Participants of the 5th UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting, 13 February

UN-SPIDER successfully concluded the fifth annual meeting of its Regional Support Offices in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna.

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Fri, 14/02/2014 - 14:35
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Report launch: The Value of Geo-Information for Disaster and Risk Management (VALID)

On 3 September 2013, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER presented a new report which shows the economic, humanitarian and organizational benefits of applying geoinformation to disaster management.

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Tue, 03/09/2013 - 14:49

UN-SPIDER team: Presenting Coen Bussink

Coen was the focal point for illicit crop monitoring at UNODC

We warmly welcomes our new colleague in the UN-SPIDER Vienna Office, Mr. Coen Bussink. Coen joined UN-SPIDER in August and he will be providing technical and scientific support to the Programme.

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Fri, 30/08/2013 - 10:09
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COPUOS: Celebrating 50 Years of Women in Space

UNOOSA celebrated 50 years of Women in Space

Valentina Tereshkova made her historic space flight as the first woman in outer space on 16 June 1963.

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Thu, 13/06/2013 - 09:51
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Floods in Europe

In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

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Floods in Central Europe
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Central Europe
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02/06/2013
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Europe: Satellite measures pre-flood record soil moisture

Soil moisture from SMOS

Massive floods have heavily affected regions in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and other European countries over the past days taking at least five human lives and causing damages of a yet undete

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Fri, 07/06/2013 - 15:17
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