Institutions

In its role as a bridge between communities dedicated to risk management, emergency response and space technologies, UN-SPIDER facilitates global and regional networking of organizations and institutions. This list of institutions contains profiles including information on mandates, capacities and skills in each institution.

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  1. The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) is one of the three institutes of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the oldest research institution in Greece. The main activities of the Institute...
  2. The Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) is a registered non-profit organization based in Beijing. Since its establishment in May 2006, the IPE has developed two pollution databases (water & air) to monitor corporate environmental...
  3. El Instituto del Mar del Perú - IMARPE es un Organismo Técnico Especializado del Ministerio de la Producción, orientado a la investigación científica, así como al estudio y conocimiento del mar peruano y sus recursos, para asesorar al Estado en la...
  4. The Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) is a chilean non-profit Private Law Corporation whose public role is to support the sustainable development of the country’s fishing & aquaculture sector.
  5. Somalia, Sudan and Uganda formed the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) to mitigate against the effects of recurring droughts and other natural disasters. To operationalize IGADD, in 1989, Eastern and Southern Africa...
  6. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO was created in 1960 and promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems, hazard mitigation and capacity development. One of its...
  7. The IASPEI promotes the study of the structure, properties and processes of the Earth. It is one of the eight Associations that comprises the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.  Read more about IASPEI.
  8. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan,...
  9. ICSU’s mission is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society. To do this, ICSU mobilizes the knowledge and resources of the international science community to: Identify and address major issues of importance to science and...
  10. The International Lithosphere Program (ILP) was established in 1980 by the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) at the request of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) and the International Union of Geodesy and...
  11. The mission of the IRI is to enhance society’s capability to understand, anticipate and manage the impacts of climate in order to improve human welfare and the environment, especially in developing countries. The IRI conducts this mission through...
  12. The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications
  13. The International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM) was established in February 13,1996 in Tsukuba Japan by the participants of the Preparatory Meeting of the ISCGM. And the First Meeting of the ISCGM was held in February 14, 1996. The...
  14. The UN/ISDR is the focal point in the UN System to promote links and synergies between, and the coordination of, disaster reduction activities in the socio-economic, humanitarian and development fields, as well as to support policy integration. It...
  15. The International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC) was created in 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). ITIC develops the following main...

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