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.

With more than 290 participants from 86 countries, 9 international organisations, 10 UN bodies, and 30 private sector/non-goverment entities, 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 and media gallery of the fifth session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), held in United Nations Headquarters, New York from 3 - 7 August 2015 are available from the links below:

5th session documents
5th session media gallery


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

Note Verbale:
Announcement Letter
New York Resource Guide(includes information on hotels)
Map Exhibition Guidelines
Orientation Briefing
UN food service map
Country Reports

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