Each UN-GGIM regional committee plays a vital role liaising with the UN-GGIM Secretariat on topics of interest and major developments between meetings of the Committee of Experts, facilitating regional development and discussion, and formally feeding into the Committee of Experts. The five regional committees provide a mechanism for a strong and streamlined regional infrastructure that brings important regional perspectives to the global level and for the outcomes and benefits of the global activities to be disseminated to all Member States in each region.


UN-GGIM-ASIA-PACIFIC

Countries

Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (the), Fiji, France, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Japan, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Tonga, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands (the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands (the), New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines (the), Republic of Korea (the), Russian Federation (the), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the), United States of America (the), Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, American Samoa, Cook Islands (the), French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, China, Macao, China, New Caledonia, Niue, and, Northern Mariana Islands (the).

Executive Board

  • President:
    • Antonius Bambang Wijanarto, Indonesia
  • Vice Presidents:
    • Sunil Kumar, India
      Shoichi Oki, Japan
      Victor Khoo, Singapore

  • Members:
    • Lisa Bush, Australia
      Wenli Feng, China
      Meizyanne Hicks, Fiji
      Ali Javidaneh, Islamic Republic of Iran
      Mohammad Zaki bin Mohd Ghazali, Malaysia
      Enkhmanlai Anand, Mongolia
      Prakash Joshi, Nepal
      Nam Kyung-woong, Republic of Korea
      Alexey Trifonov, Russian Federation (the)

  • Working Group 1: Geodetic Reference Frame
    • Chair: Miyahara Basara, Japan
  • Working Group 2: Cadastre and Land Management
    • Chair: Myeongsig Lee, Republic of Korea
  • Working Group 3: Integrating Geospatial Information and Statistics
      Chair: Ali Javidaneh, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group 4: Integrated Geospatial Information Framework
    • Chair: Shri Pankaj Mishra, india

    Secretariat: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (focal person: Keran WANG, email: wangk@un.org)

    Website: http://www.un-ggim-ap.org/



    UN-GGIM: AMERICAS

    Countries

    Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Maarten, St Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela.

    Executive Body

  • President:
    • Sofía Nilo Crisóstomo, Chile
  • Vice President:
    • Leonardo Scharth Loureiro Silva, Brazil
  • Secretary:
      Pamela Castillo, Chile
  • Vocal North America:
    • Gabriela García Seco, Mexico
  • Vocal Central America:
    • Isis Tejada, Panama
  • Vocal Caribbean:
    • Simone Lloyd, Jamaica
  • Vocal South America:
    • Sergio Rubén Cimbaro, Argentina
  • Technical Secretariat:
    • ECLAC
  • Representative Academic Network:
    • Rosario Casanova
  • Representative Private Sector Network:
    • Valrie Grant
  • Working Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information
  • Coordinator: Colombia and Mexico
      Sandra Moreno, Colombia
      Gabriela García Seco, Mexico
  • Working Group on Disasters
  • Coordinator: Brazil and Ecuador
      Therence Paoliello de Sarti, Brazil
      Martha Villagómez, Ecuador
  • Working Group on Geodesy
  • Coordinator: Uruguay and Brazil
      Gustavo Caubarrère, Uruguay
      Salomão Soares, Brazil
  • Working Group on Geospatial Data Infrastructure
    • Coordinator: Panama
  • Website: https://www.cepal.org/en/subsidiary-bodies/regional-committee-united-nations-global-geospatial-information-management


  • UN-GGIM: ARAB STATES

    Countries

    Algeria, Bahrain, Comores, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

    Executive Body

  • Chair:
    • Mohammed Alsayel, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Vice Chairs:
    • Hamid Oukaci, Algeria
  • Vice Chairs:
    • Mu'ammar Haddadin, Jordan
  • Secretary-General:
    • Asim AlGhamdi, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • UN-GGIM: Arab States Secretariat e-mail: unggimas@gcs.gov.sa
  • Website: https://www.un-ggim-as.org


    UN-GGIM: EUROPE

    Countries

    Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, and, Uzbekistan.

    Executive Committee

  • Co-Chairs:
    • David Henderson, United Kingdom
      Frank Tierolff, Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
  • Vice Chairs:
    • Francisco Vala, Portugal
  • Secretariat:
    • The Netherlands is responsible for the Secretariat to UN-GGIM: Europe. EuroGeographics provides this service
      Contact: Carol Agius
  • Members:
    • Ingrid Vanden Berghe, Belgium
      Paul Becker, Germany
      Tomas Petek, Slovenia
      Janusz Dygaszewicz, Poland
      Darko Vucetic, Serbia
      Susanne Ås Sivborg, Sweden
  • Working Groups implementing the 2022 - 2025 work plan
    • Data Integration - led by Germany
      Sustainable Development Goals - led by Portugal
      Integrated Geospatial Information Framework - led by United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
      Data Strategy and Policy - led by Poland
      Geodetic Reference Frames Europe - led by Belgium
  • Working Group implementing the 2015 - 2022 work plan
    • Core Data - led by France

    Website: http://un-ggim-europe.org/


    UN-GGIM: AFRICA

    Countries

    Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Kenya, Kingdom of Eswatini, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Executive Board

  • Chair:
    • Maroale Mimi Martha Chauke, South Africa
  • 1st Vice-Chair:
    • Tshiamiso Oitsile, Botswana
  • 2nd Vice-Chair:
    • Amine Laredj, Algeria
  • 1st Rapporteur:
    • Fernand Guy Isseri, Cameroon
  • 2nd Rapporteur:
    • Ebunyu Wilson Ogaro, Uganda
  • Secretary:
  • Working Group 1: African Geodetic Reference Frame
    • Convenor: Cesare Mbaria, Kenya
  • Working Group 2: Fundamental Datasets and Standards
    • Convenor: Maroale Mimi Chauke, South Africa
  • Working Group 3: Institutional Arrangements and Legal Frameworks
    • Convenor: Amine Laredj, Algeria
  • Working Group 4: Capacity and Capability Development
    • Convenor: Ebisintei Bietoru Awudu, Nigeria
  • Working Group 5: Integration of Geospatial and Statistical Information for Sectoral Applications
    • Convenor: Charles Agono Mona, South Sudan

    Website: http://www.uneca.org/un-ggim-africa

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