1 - 5 Aug 2016   New York, United States    United Nations Headquarters

Sixth Session of UN-GGIM

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. Preceeded by a number of related side events from 1-2 August 2016, the Sixth Session of UN-GGIM brought together senior executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States, and international geospatial experts from across the globe.

With more than 300 participants from 95 countries, 4 international organisations, 8 UN systems and related organizations, 13 non-goverment organizations, 16 private sector and 8 academic network, the discussions and outcomes further recognised and determined the critical role of geospatial information management and the need for strengthened collaboration and joined initiatives, to advance the development and use of geospatial data and tools to support sustainable development and related global agendas.


The documents, webcast recordings and photo gallery of the sixth session of UN-GGIM are available from the links below:

Webcast recordings
Media gallery


The following resources provide useful information to participants of the 6th UN-GGIM session:

Orientation session for newcomers
Civil society participation
New York resource guide including information on hotels

Side events

Information on side events organized during the 47th session of the Statistical Commission at the invitation of UNSD, following the mandate of the UN Statistical Commission, is available from the links below:

Side events calendar

Annual sessions


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