The Seminar on Regional Cooperation was held on the margins of the Second High Level Forum on GGIM in Doha, Qatar, on 7 February 2013 for Member States of the ESCWA and Middle East regions. Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates met and discussed Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM ) and the need for creating a regional mechanism to coordinate and strengthen GIM in the region. The seminar was also attended by five UN officials, four members from the regional groups of Europe and Asia, and six observers.

At the end of the discussions, Member States present agreed and endorsed the need to establish a regional committee and implement an organized structure, with support from the ESCWA Secretariat, to discuss and progress the regional interests of GGIM.

Documentation for the Meeting

Session 1 - International/Regional Coordination /strong>
Session 2 - National GGIM/SDI Situation
Session 3 - Regional Cooperation in the ESCWA Region
  • Chairman Remarks
  • Summary of GGIM issues

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