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UN-GGIM-AP Convenes Third Plenary Meeting
(10-12 November, 2014, Bali, Indonesia)

The Third UN-GGIM-AP Plenary Meeting was convened from 10-12, November, in Bali, Indonesia. Summary | Resolution

Featured UN-GGIM Best Practice: Chile uses geospatial information to assess the urban environment for housing

FIFTH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON GLOBAL GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3-7 AUGUST 2015, NEW YORK

The Fifth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) will be held from 3-7 August 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. more...

United Nations General Assembly adopts the Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development

On 26 February 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted its first geospatial resolution recognizing the global importance of location and positioning to the UN Member States. more...

Geospatial information to be demonstrated at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, 14-18 March 2015, Sendai, Japan

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. more...

THIRD HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON UN GLOBAL GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Beijing, China, 22-24 October 2014

The Secretariat of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), in collaboration with the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China (NASG), successfully convened the Third High Level Forum. more...

GLOBAL FORUM ON THE INTEGRATION OF STATISTICAL AND GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION, 4-5 AUGUST 2014, NEW YORK

The United Nations Global Forum on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information took place in the UN Headquarters in New York from 4-5 August 2014. The Forum was organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), as the Secretariat of the UN Statistical Commission and the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), and substantively supported by the United Nations Expert Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information (UN EG-ISGI). more...

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP: INTEGRATING GEOSPATIAL AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION, 9-12 JUNE 2014, BEIJING, CHINA

The International Workshop on Integrating Geospatial and Statistical Information was convened in Beijing, China, from 9-12 June 2014. The Workshop was organized by the United Nations Statistics Division, as the Secretariat of the UN Statistical Commission and the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), and the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASG) of China, and substantively supported by the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP). more...

PERMANENT MISSIONS BRIEFED ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GLOBAL GEODETIC REFERENCE FRAME, 6 May, 2014, New York

On 6 May 2014, at the United Nations headquarters in New York, under the auspices of the Permanent Missions of Australia, France, Jamaica and Norway, members of the Global Geodetic Reference Frame Working Group delivered a group presentation on geospatial information technologies and the importance of the global geodetic reference frame, to a gathering of United Nations Mission representatives. more...

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