SANSA Becomes the 28th UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and its Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) are pleased to announce that the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has officially become a Regional Support Office (RSO) for UN-SPIDER. This significant development was confirmed during the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space's sixty-seventh session held from 19-28 June 2024.

martin.hilljegerdes Fri, 21 Jun 2024 - 12:03
UNOOSA Meeting with Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education

During the Sixty-seventh session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), a key meeting convened representatives from Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education (RCs) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). The meeting started yesterday on 20 June and will continue today. It saw participation from CSSTEAP, ARCSSTE-E, CRASTE-LF, China RC, Jordan RC, and CRECTEALC, with representatives from Mexico and Brazil.

martin.hilljegerdes Fri, 21 Jun 2024 - 08:50

EO for Africa Symposium 2024

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ESA will organize the 2024 EO for Africa Symposium in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), the European Commission (EC), the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The symposium is scheduled to take place from 23 to 26 September 2024 at ESA-ESRIN in Frascati, Italy.

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UNOOSA 2023 Annual Report Highlights Major Achievements and Future Directions

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has released its Annual Report for 2023, showcasing a year of significant achievements and transformative initiatives. The report highlights UNOOSA's efforts in capacity building, advancing gender equality, ensuring space sustainability, enhancing disaster preparedness, and fostering international cooperation in space activities.

martin.hilljegerdes Thu, 20 Jun 2024 - 13:10
Desertification and Drought Day Highlights Urgency of Sustainable Land Use

Today marks Desertification and Drought Day, an observance dedicated to raising awareness about the critical issues of desertification, land degradation, and drought. The theme for 2024, “United for Land. Our Legacy. Our Future”, underscores the need for global solidarity in promoting sustainable land use practices to ensure a healthy future for coming generations.

martin.hilljegerdes Mon, 17 Jun 2024 - 09:44
NASA Launches New Disaster Response Coordination System

NASA has unveiled its Disaster Response Coordination System (DRCS), designed to support global disaster response efforts using NASA’s advanced science, technology, and data. Launched on 13 June 2024, this system is part of NASA’s Earth Science Division’s Disasters Program and aims to provide timely, actionable information to aid decision-makers during crises such as floods, earthquakes, and hurricanes.

martin.hilljegerdes Fri, 14 Jun 2024 - 11:39

UN/Austria Symposium 2024 Climate action: transforming space-based technology projects into sustainable services that support policy-making

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More information on the event's website.

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07/17/2024, 12:00am - 07/18/2024, 12:00am
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