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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...

Fifth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management, Ciudad de México, México, 28 – 30 November 2017

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), in collaboration with the Government of México through Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) will convene the Fifth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management in Mexico City from 28 – 30 November 2017. more...

SEVENTH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON GLOBAL GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 31 July - 4 AUGUST 2017, NEW YORK

The seventh session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was successfully concluded at 5:00pm on Friday 4 August 2017 with the adoption of the report. The formal Committee session was opened by the Under-Secretary-General of DESA Mr. Liu Zhenmin, who welcomed almost 400 delegates from about 90 countries and international organizations active in the field of geospatial information management. more...

Kunming Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management, 10 - 12 May 2017, Kunming, Yunnan, China

The Kunming Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), with the theme “Cities of the Future: Smart, Resilient and Sustainable” was convened in Kunming, China, from 10-12 May 2017. . more...

THIRD MEETING OF THE IAEG-SDGs WORKING GROUP ON GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION, Yunnan, China, 8 – 10 May 2017

The Third Meeting of the IAEG-SDGs Working Group on Geospatial Information (IAEG-SDGs: WGGI) was attended by 18 (out of the 23) members of the Working Group, two invited resources persons, four national experts and two staff members from the Secretariat. The meeting was hosted by the Government of China through the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation. more...

DELFT Meeting of the UN-GGIM Expert Group on Land Administration Management, March 14 & 15, 2017, delft, NETHERLANDS

The two-day meeting of UN-GGIM Expert Group on Land Administration and Management was attended by 20 expert representatives and 3 observers from 11 Member States, 3 UN System entities and 3 international organisation. This expert group meeting was hosted by the Government of the Netherlands through Kadaster International of the Netherlands. more...

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