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ECOSOC Adopts Resolution to Strengthen UN-GGIM and its Institutional Arrangements on Geospatial Information Management

On 27 July 2016, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted a draft resolution (E/2016/L.28) to strengthen the Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) and the Council’s institutional arrangements on geospatial information management. more...

First Expert Group Meeting of the IAEG-SDGs Working Group on Geospatial Information, 12 - 14 December, Mexico City

The First Expert Group Meeting of the IAEG-SDGs Working Group on Geospatial Information will be hosted by Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) and held at its premises in Mexico City from December 12 - 14, 2016.. more...

UN-GGIM INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON POLICY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORKS FOR GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION AND FIFTH UN-GGIM-AP PLENARY MEETING, 16-20 OCTOBER 2016, KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) and the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP), in collaboration with the Government of Malaysia, through the Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM), jointly organised and hosted the UN-GGIM International Forum on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Geospatial Information,in conjunction with the Fifth UN-GGIM-AP Plenary Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 16-20 October 2016. more...

UN-GGIM International Forum on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters, 4-5 and 8 September 2016, Bridgetown Barbados

The UN-GGIM Secretariat in collaboration with the Government of Mexico through the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) and the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), the Ministry of National Assets of Chile and the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) convened the UN-GGIM International Forum on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters, from, 4-5 and 8 September 2016, in conjunction with the 8th URISA Caribbean GIS Conference in Bridgetown Barbados 5-8 September 2016. more...

Sixth SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON GLOBAL GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 1-5 AUGUST 2016, NEW YORK

The Sixth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 1-5 August 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. more...

GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION DEMONSTRATED DURING THE POST-2015 INTERGOVERNMENTAL NEGOTIATIONS, 22 APRIL 2015, UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

Unleashing the Power of ‘Where’ to Make the World a Better Place: How Geographic Information Contributes to Achieving the SDGs

1:15 – 2:30pm Wednesday 22 April 2015, Conference Room 6, UN Headquarters in New York more...

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