The Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was established to provide the leadership to ensure that geospatial information and resources are coordinated, maintained, accessible and able to be leveraged by Member States and society to find sustainable solutions for social, economic, and environmental development. The Committee provides a forum for coordination and dialogue with and among Member States and relevant international organizations on enhanced cooperation in the field of global geospatial information management for the achievement of its operations focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the United Nations Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (UN-IGIF), to strengthen and ensure its continued effectiveness and benefits to all Member States.


  • Thirteenth session documents

    Registration Guidance

  • Member States - To attend the thirteenth session, you will need to comply with the formality of requesting your Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York to register on the e-deleGATE portal under "ECOSOC/United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management" with the name(s) of all members of your delegation. Your Mission will then request grounds passes to the United Nations premises for you. The contact information for Permanent Missions is available on the following website: https://www.un.org/en/about-us/member-states .

  • Observers and UN System - Observers are requested to review their relevant Announcement Letter for information on how to register. Expression of interest to participate in the thirteenth session is to be submitted using the online form at: https://forms.gle/fiWq2YWMXpcSik9bA

  • Resources

    The following resources provide useful information to participants of the thirteenth session:

  • Note Verbale English French Spanish
  • Announcement Letters:
  • Side events

  • An overview of side events and meetings on the margins of the Thirteenth session: Side event and meeting calendar (as of 30 May 2023)
  • Annual sessions


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