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 York.

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.

With more than 300 participants from 95 countries, 4 international organisations, 8 UN systems and related organizations, 13 non-goverment organizations, 16 private sector and 8 academic network, 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 sixth session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), held in New York from 1 - 5 August 2016 are available from the links below:

6th session documents
6th session media gallery


The following resources provide useful information to participants of the 6th session:

Note Verbale
English French Spanish
Announcement Letter
Member States UN systems Observers
New York resource guide - including information on hotels
UN Blue Book
Country Reports

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