Natural Disaster Mitigation and Earth Observations: a GEOSS perspective

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

Earth Observation and information system had advanced considerably in the last decades. They proved to be of great value for first responders and risk managers in disaster areas. GEO with the support of UNISDR and other governmental and non-governmental organizations, are trying to advertise the usage of satellite imagery and the knowledge gathered from it in order to better manage the risks of natural disasters and other hazards.







Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 08/01/2014


Centre International de Conferences

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Secure World Foundation and GEO Secretariat

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Earth Observation for Food and Agriculture: Ukraine RSO takes part in Workshop

Prof. Nataliia Kussul of the UN-SPIDER RSO delivered a presentation

Representatives of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine, hosted by SRI NASU-SSAU, took part in the International Meeting on Food Security, Earth Observations and Agricultural Monitoring. This workshop was held in Brussels on November 21, 2013 at the premise of the Secure World Foundation and was organized by Secure World Foundation (SWF), the European Commission (EC), and the Group of Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat.


Publishing Date: 

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 13:45

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

Space Sustainability: Practical Guide published by SWF

"Space Sustainability: A practical guide"

Secure World Foundation (SWF), an NGO that envisions the secure, sustainable and peaceful uses of outer space contributing to global stability on Earth, recently published an updated version of a practical guide on space sustainability.


Publishing Date: 

Tue, 19/02/2013 - 14:52

Secure World Foundation: New factsheets available

Secure World Foundation announced the release of three new fact sheets that detail a set of current international initiatives that focus on space sustainability - the ability of all humanity to continue to use outer space for peaceful purposes and socioeconomic benefit over the long term.

The facts sheets examine:

The proposed draft International Code of Conduct for Space Activities  

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 29/06/2012 - 09:18

Asteroid Impact on Earth: Experts Review Global Response and Mitigation Steps

A workshop has brought together leading representatives from space agencies and international experts to discuss key issues related to global response and cooperation in the event of a Near Earth Object (NEO) impact threat to Earth.

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 31/08/2011 - 17:53
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