Korean delegation visited the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office

On Friday 12 December 2014, a delegation from the Emergency Preparedness Resource Division of the Ministry of Public Safety and Security of the Republic of Korea visited the UN-SPIDER Office in Bonn, Germany.

During the meeting, UN-SPIDER's Bonn Head of Office, Dr Juan Carlos Villagran, highlighted the role of UN-SPIDER in dealing with knowledge management for disaster risk reduction and emergency response. The visiting delegates were informed on the use of Earth observation and satellite technology through a wide range of examples taken from lesson learned and past activities.

Moreover, the participants discussed areas of common interest as well as the possibility of future collaboration in the fields of Earth Observation and space-based technologies for emergency preparedness and disaster management.