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Eleventh Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

23-08-2021  – 27-08-2021 New York

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) convened its eleventh session in a scaled-down virtual format, consisting of three two-hour meetings, on 23, 24 and 27 August 2021. The Committee conducted its business during the eleventh session through correspondence and informal consultations and considered proposals through a silence procedure pursuant to ECOSOC decision 2021/233..

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  • Chee Hai Teo, Tel.: +1 212-963-4904, E-mail: teo@un.org
  • Vilma Frani, Tel.: +1 917-367-2903, E-mail: frani@un.org

Tenth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

26-08-2020  – 04-09-2020 New York

The tenth session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held in a scaled down virtual format, consisting of three two-hour informal meetings, on 26-27 August and 4 September 2020.

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  • Chee Hai Teo, Tel.: +1 212-963-4904, E-mail: teo@un.org
  • Vilma Frani, Tel.: +1 917-367-2903, E-mail: frani@un.org

Ninth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

07-08-2019  – 09-08-2019 New York

The Ninth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 7 - 9 August 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preceded by a number of related side events from 5 - 9 August 2019, the Ninth Session of UN-GGIM ( 7 - 9 August 2019 ) brought together senior officials and executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States, and international geospatial experts from across the globe

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  • Chee Hai Teo, Tel.: +1 212-963-4904, E-mail: teo@un.org
  • Vilma Frani, Tel.: +1 917-367-2903, E-mail: frani@un.org

Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

30-07-2018  – 03-08-2018 New York

The Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 30 July - 3 August 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preceded by a number of related side events from 30 July - 3 August 2018, the Eighth Session of UN-GGIM ( 1-3 August 2018 ) brought together senior officials and executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States, and international geospatial experts from across the globe

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  • Chee Hai Teo, Tel.: +1 212-963-4904, E-mail: teo@un.org
  • Vilma Frani, Tel.: +1 917-367-2903, E-mail: frani@un.org

Seventh Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

31-07-2017  – 04-08-2017 New York

The Seventh Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 31 July - 4 August 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preceded by a number of related side events from 31 July - 1 August 2017, the Seventh Session of UN-GGIM ( 2-4 August 2017 ) brought together senior officials and executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States, and international geospatial experts from across the globe

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  • Chee Hai Teo, Tel.: +1 212-963-4904, E-mail: teo@un.org
  • Vilma Frani, Tel.: +1 917-367-2903, E-mail: frani@un.org

Sixth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

01-08-2016  – 05-08-2016 New York

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 Yor. 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.

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Fifth session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

03-08-2015  – 07-08-2015 New York

The Fifth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 3-7 August 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preceded by a number of related side events from 3-4 August 2015, the Fifth 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..

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Fourth session of the UN Committee of experts on global geospatial information management (UN-GGIM)

04-08-2014  – 08-08-2014 New York

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. Preceded by a UN Global Forum on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information and a number of technical side events, the Fourth 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..

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Global Forum on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information

04-08-2014  – 05-08-2014 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).

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10th United Nations regional cartographic conference for the Americas

19-08-2013  – 23-08-2013 New York

The 10th UNRCC-A was held from 19 - 23 August 2013 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York under the theme United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management and the Americas, addressing global challenges through geospatial information. The conference provides a regional forum where government officials, planners, scientists and experts from the Americas and other regions meet to address their common needs, problems and experiences in the field of surveying and mapping, cartography, hydrography, remote sensing, land and geospatial information systems.

Specific conference objectives are: to receive reports on the work being done to advance geospatial information management and assess the status of the resolutions adopted at the Ninth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas.

for conference delegates to share experiences, knowledge and best practices on geospatial information management (GIM) at all levels; for representatives from Member States to gain greater understanding of the relevance and work of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Committee of Experts, GIM issues being addressed in addition to the strategic direction and related program of work; for Member States and supporting stakeholders to identify existing and new opportunities for increased regional and global collaborations aimed at advancing GIM for sustained economic development of the Americas.

Speakers from 16 Member States and eight international geospatial information organizations will be addressing the following topics of interest:

  • Strategy, policy, economic and institutional issues
  • Spatially enabling government
  • Geospatial data collection, management and dissemination
  • Best practices and applications
  • Climate change and disaster risk reduction

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Second session of the United Nations Committee of experts on global geospatial information management (UN-GGIM)

13-08-2012  – 15-08-2012 New York

The Second Session of the Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management was held at UN (New York) from 13 - 15 August 2012. Interpretation in all six languages was provided..

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3rd Preparatory meeting of the proposed United Nations Committee on global geospatial information management

04-04-2011  – 06-04-2011 New York

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), jointly with the United Nations Cartographic Section/DFS (UNCS), is organizing the third preparatory meeting of the proposed United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM). The Meeting will discuss the report on GGIM to be submitted to ECOSOC and the inter-governmental process. In addition, the meeting will discuss the agenda and the modality of the forthcoming UN Forum on GGIM to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 25-28 October, 2011. This is the last preparatory meeting and we expect to receive strong guidance from the member states on the progression of this GGIM initiative.

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2nd preparatory meeting of the proposed United Nations Committee on global geographic information management

10-05-2010  – 11-05-2010 New York

UNSD, in collaboration with the UN Cartographic Section, is organizing the Second Preparatory Meeting of the Proposed United Nations Committee on Global Geographic Information Management.

The purpose of the Meeting is to discuss and initiate the preparation of a report, for the approval of ECOSOC, on global coordination of geographic information management, including the consideration of a possible creation of a United Nations global forum for the exchange of information among countries and other interested parties, and particularly for sharing best practices in legal and policy instruments, institutional management models, technical solutions and standards, interoperability of systems and data, and sharing mechanisms that guarantee that geographic information and services are easily and timely accessible. The Meeting, bringing together official representatives from member countries as well as representatives from relevant professional organizations, will also offer the possibility to the participants to discuss the terms of reference and the modalities of work for the global forum and the Committee of Experts.

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9th United Nations Regional cartographic conference for the Americas (UNRCC-A)

10-08-2009  – 14-08-2009 New York

The theme of the ninth meeting is “Building Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Disaster Prevention and Management”. UNRCC-A is convened every four years. The first meeting of the committee of experts on cartography was held in 1976 to stimulate the survey and mapping of national territories, study the problem and advise upon means of implementation.

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