UN-SPIDER Updates April 2019

Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the April 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates.

Our latest Data Application of the Month provides background information about why soil erosion is relevant for disaster management and how it can be monitored from space.

Below the updates, you'll also find an events calendar with upcoming conferences, workshops and seminars organized by the community.

Enjoy the read!

UN-SPIDER at a glance

News from the community

Title Organized by City Country Date
8th IFIP WG5.15 Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction

International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

Tokyo Japan 12/04/2023 to 12/06/2023
3rd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development 2023

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Bangkok Thailand 12/07/2023 to 12/08/2023
61st session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Vienna Austria 01/29/2024 to 02/09/2024
UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference on Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management - "Early Warnings for All"

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)

Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surface (ZFL), University of Bonn 

Bonn Germany 03/12/2024 to 03/14/2024
63rd session of the Legal Subcommittee (LSC) of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Vienna Austria 04/15/2024 to 04/26/2024
UN/Costa Rica/PSIPW Sixth conference on the use of space technology for water management

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Government of Costa Rica

Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW)

San José Costa Rica 05/07/2024 to 05/10/2024
67th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Vienna Austria 06/19/2024 to 06/28/2024