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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...

FOURTH session OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON GLOBAL GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 6-8 August 2014, NEW YORK (2014)

The Fourth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 6-8 August 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. 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...

Meeting of the UN-GGIM for the Arab States, 5-6 February 2014

The Meeting of the UN-GGIM for the Arab States took place in Amman, Jordan, from 5-6 February 2014. The meeting was organized by the United Nations Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), in collaboration with the Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre. This meeting was a follow up to the first meeting that took place in Doha, Qatar on 7th February 2013. more...

UN-GGIM SIDE EVENT DURING THE SEVENTH SESSION OF THE OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, NEW YORK, 10 JANUARY 2014

On 10 January 2014, during the Seventh Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Secretariat of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) convened a side event on The Role of Geospatial Information in Measuring and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals: Disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, and global urbanization. more...

UN Statistical Geospatial Expert Group Meeting, 30 October - 1 November 2013

The first UN Statistical Geospatial Expert Group meeting was held from 30 October -1 November 2013 in New York. This Expert Group, recently established in pursuance of Decision 44/101 taken by the UN Statistical Commission and Decision 3/107 taken by the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, is composed of representatives of both statistical and geospatial communities.more...

Chengdu Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management, 15-17 October 2013, Chengdu, China

More than 180 experts from 40 countries attended the Chengdu Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management in Chengdu, China from 15-17 October 2013. Convened by the Secretariat of the United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) and the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASG) of China, more...

SECOND HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON Global Geospatial Information Management, Doha, Qatar

The Second High Level Forum on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) was held in Doha, Qatar from 4-6 February, 2013 at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

The Secretariat of the United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), in collaboration with the Government of Qatar, Statistics Authority, successfully convened the Second High Level Forum. more...

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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. The meeting was hosted by Geospatial Information Agency (Badan Informasi Geospatial/BIG). The meeting brought together of a total of 81 participants from 15 countries of Asia and the Pacific and 6 international bodies, more...

UN-GGIM: Americas Convenes First Session
(24-25 September, 2014, Mexico City, Mexico)

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management for the Americas (UN-GGIM: Americas) under the leadership of Rolando Ocampo, Vice President of the Mexican Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) successfully staged the first formal session of the regional body, more...

UN-GGIM: EUROPE Formally Established
(1 October 2014)

On the 1st October 2014, at a meeting in Chisinau Moldova, the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management for Europe (UN-GGIM: Europe) was formally established, more...

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management Adopts Resolution on Strengthening the Global Geodetic Reference Frame
(8 August 2014)

On Friday 8 August 2014, at the last meeting of its fourth session, the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information adopted decision 4/101, more...

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