The United Nations commemorated its 20th anniversary since its establishment in Bonn, Germany in June 1996. Taking into consideration the recent launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, the theme for this anniversary celebration was “Shaping a Sustainable Future”. UN-SPIDER joined the festivities on 28 and 29 October 2016.
UN in Bonn celebrated its 20th Anniversary. The City of Bonn organised several events, including a Reception hosted by the Major of the City of Bonn...
Major of the City of Bonn hosting the Reception during the UN Day in Bonn.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
The aim of the event is to take up the theoretical debates in the three fields, this - to relate to each other, and to generate momentum for a politically sensitive, conceptual back-bound geographical research in the North-South context - also based on empirical examples. Invited to participate are researchers, the topics mentioned interested, and advanced students. The program is divided into keynotes (Day 1), lectures with empirical examples (the second day) and workshops (3 days) on the basis of selected key texts for discussion and evaluation of the conceptual conclusions.
The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, visited the UN premises in Bonn, Germany, on 31 January 2014, where one of UN-SPIDER's offices is located. The Secretary General met with high-level representatives of Bonn-based UN agencies, including the Directors of UNFCCC, UNCCD, UNV and the Head of the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office, and addressed the UN staff in a town hall meeting.
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The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, visited on 31 January 2014 the UN premises in Bonn, Germany. The Secretary General met with high-level representatives of Bonn-based UN agencies
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EGIDA Project; Belmont Forum; DIVERSITAS; the European Science Foundation (ESF); the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP); EuroGeoSurveys; the Directorate Environment of the European Commission; the International Council of Science (ICSU); the IEEE International Committee on Earth Observations (IEEE/ICEO); the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP); the International Human Dimension Program on Global Environmental Change (IHDP); the International Social Science Council (ISSC); the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG); the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS); the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE); the Global Change System for Aanlysis, Research, and Training (START); the United Nations University Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS); the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP); the World Data System (WDS) of ICSU; the projects GeoViqua, and GEOWOW, all funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).