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March 11th, 2015
United Nations General Assembly Adopts the Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development

The resolution was introduced under the General Assembly’s Sixty-ninth session: 80th plenary meeting: “1. Report of the Economic Social Council item 9 (a) Report of the Economic and Social Council (b) Draft Resolution”: http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/En/lateste.pdf.

An outcome of three years of efforts by UN-GGIM and the Global Geodetic Reference Frame Working Group, the resolution confirms the importance of positioning geospatial information to address global challenges, and demonstrates the critical leadership role of UN-GGIM to the Member States.

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