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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030”

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The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for

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14/09/2015 to 16/09/2015

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Sun, 19/07/2015

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Beijing

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Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

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Saarc on the way to implement a disaster monitoring system

The new agreement is aimed to provide assistance to all Saarc member states affected by disasters (Image: Krish Dulal)

An agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and India) is underway to promote a rapid response to natural disasters.

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Wed, 29/04/2015 - 14:11

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US and Japan to use Big Data for disaster management

The programme will provide data analytics for disaster response (Image: US Navy)

A joint funding programme between the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) will support the use of Big Data and data analytics to improve future

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Dubai 2015 Thematic Workshop on Humanitarian Access for Assistance and Protection

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The Thematic Workshops on IHL address critical challenges of International Humanitarian Law in current conflict situations. The two-day workshops complement the Core Professional Trainings on Humanitarian Law and Policy. Participants in the Thematic Workshops are expected to have completed the Core Professional Training in Humanitarian Law and Policy (or an equivalent multi-day training).

 

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31/03/2015 to 01/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 31/03/2015

Venue: 

Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel

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Dubai

Event Organisers: 

Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection

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WGCapD Distance Education Course

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06/05/2015 to 29/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 30/03/2015

Event Organisers: 

CEOS Working Groups on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) and Disasters (WGDisasters

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Joint EOGC-GIT4NDM 2015 Conference

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08/12/2015 to 10/12/2015

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United Arab Emirates University

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Al-Ain

Venue Country: 

  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

United Arab Emirates University and Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM), Canada

Co-organisers: 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and Urban Planning Department, University of Waterloo, Canada

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Call for expressions of interest: UN-SPIDER capacity building programme in USA

Flooding of the Mississippi river in 2011 (Image: NASA)

In partnership with Delta State University and Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA), UN-SPIDER is organising a capacity building programme for developing countries from 27 July to 7 August 2015 in the United States of America and is calling potential participants for expressions of interest.

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Call for expressions of interest: USA programme

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Tue, 24/02/2015 - 11:23

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Rwandan senate votes on first ever disaster management bill

Rwanda, Rusumo Falls (Image: Amakuru)

The upper legislative chamber of the Rwandan parliament passed a new bill on

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Tue, 17/02/2015 - 13:10

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ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

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Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:59

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Malaysia: New Flood Mitigation Research Centre

Satellite image of Malaysia captured on 05/05/2006

On 16 January 2014, the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced the establishment of a new Centre of Excellence for Research on

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Mon, 19/01/2015 - 09:14

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