November 2010


  • UN-SPIDER opens office in Beijing
  • UN-SPIDER present in the 19th General Assembly of the International Civil Defence Organization
  • Technical Advisory Mission in Guatemala finds well advanced use of GIS in the country
  • UN-SPIDER participates in Sixth Space Conference of the Americas
  • UN-SPIDER presented at IEEE- GRSS Administrative Committee Meeting
  • Benefits of Space Application to Disaster Management: Presentation for the Vienna based Permanent Missions to International Organizations
  • Technical Advisory support to Madagascar, the Comoros and Malawi
  • UN-SPIDER attended the RCMRD 7th Conference of Ministers

Community News
  • International Charter Space and Major Disasters celebrating its 10th anniversary with DLR's membership
  • Sentinel Asia covering floods in Vietnam
  • DLR held 2010 annual General Meeting and Science Show live
  • SAFER produces HOT SPOT mapping (ERS-SAFER) and collaborates on Merapi Eruption project
  • Survey on spatial data sharing in Rwanda
  • Use of satellites to track Mt. Merapi eruption and know your snow
  • Space Ministers emphasize priority to deliver Galileo and GMES
  • GMES & Africa side event to the 3rd Africa-EU Summit

Conferences and Workshops supported by UN-SPIDER
  • 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment: “The GEOSS Era: Towards Operational Environmental Monitoring”, Sydney, 10-15 April 2011
  • Gi4DM 2011 – GeoInformation for Disaster Management; Antalya, Turkey, 3-8 May 2011



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