High level forum on Global Geospatial Information Management, co-organized by the Korean National Geographic Information Institute (NGII Korea) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), supported by the Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asia and the Pacific (PCGIAP), the Permanent Committee for Geospatial Data Infrastructure of the Americas (PC-IDEA) and the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST) for Africa.

The high level forum has provided an opportunity for in-depth discussion of current critical geospatial information issues and consultations among governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector.

Outcome of High Level Forum on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM)

Opening Addresses

Ministerial Segment

Documentation for the Meeting

  • Organization of work
  • List of confirmed participants (as of 26 October 2011)

  • Technical Papers
  • Policy Formulation and Institutional Arrangements, PC-IDEA - Paper | Slide
  • Asia-Pacific Experiences in Developing Common Frameworks and Methodologies, PCGIAP - Paper | Slide
  • Addressing Global Challenges Underwritten By Geospatial Data Management, JB GIS - Paper | Slide
  • A Guiding Framework for the Development of Capacity in Geospatial Information Management: the case of Africa,
      CODIST/ECA - Paper | Slide
  • Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure, Iceland - Slide
  • Common Frameworks for Geospatial Data: The EU Approach, European Commission - Slide
  • Cartographie et Géodésie Nationale, Morocco - Slide
  • Common Framework & Methodology For Sdi Development, Namibia - Slide
  • Development of Common Frameworks and Methodologies, Mexico - Slide
  • Enjeux Et Defis De La Formulation Des Politiques Geospatiales Et Arrangements Institutionnels En Afrique,
      Burkina Faso - Paper | Slide
  • Challenges in Geospatial Policy Formulation & Institutional Arrangements, Australia - Slide
  • Capacity Building Experiences in Global Mapping, ISCGM - Slide
  • Geospatial Policy Development and Institutional Arrangements, Canada - Slide
  • SDI-Challenges European perspective, Finland - Slide
  • Global Challenges And Indian Initiatives, India - Slide
  • Developing Common Frameworks and Methodologies, Norway, ISO/TC-211 - Slide
  • Standards for Cross Community Understanding and Decision-making, OGC - Slide
  • Coordination and cooperation among the countries of the Americas in matters of geospatial information, Chile - Slide
  • New International Coordinating Mechanism Unified Global Geoiformation Platform, China - Slide
  • International coordination and cooperation Meeting global needs, New Zealand - Slide
  • The Earth is a system of systems, GEO/GEOSS - Slide
  • Indonesian geoSpatialData Infrastructure (Ina-SDI) Development : Capacity Building and Technology Transfer, Indonesia - Slide
  • Capacity Building and Knowledge Transfer for UN-GGIM, Republic of Korea - Slide
  • Capacity Building and Knowledge Transfer: some thoughts for the future, United Kingdom - Slide

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