UN-SPIDER Updates September 2020

Dear readers, We're glad to share with you the September 2020 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates, and would like to make you aware of two UN-SPIDER events that might be of interest to you:

  • UNOOSA and the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific (Affiliated to the United Nations) have launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Geospatial Applications for Disaster Risk Management”. This MOOC is a free and flexible online training programme available to everyone who wants to enhance their capabilities related to the use of geospatial and Earth observation technologies in disaster risk management. Visit the MOOC website for further information and to register.
  • UNOOSA is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – Lessons learned during the unprecedented pandemic situation” , to be held online on 24-25 November 2020. This conference is organized by the Beijing office of the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER). Visit the event website for further information and to register.

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