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Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Eye on Earth Special Initiatives Demonstrate Critical Role of Data for Sustainable Development

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 7, 2015 — At the second Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today, experts highlighted the achievements of the movement’s Special Initiatives in providing data, tools and frameworks to help inform decision-making for...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

UN Body Stresses Vital Role of Geospatial Data for Sustainable Development Goals

Geographic information about people and the planet is critical to making better decisions and using resources more wisely, and will be vital to achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals that countries have recently agreed on, according to...

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi to Boost Environmental Information for Decision-makers

Abu Dhabi, April 2, 2015—Over 650 delegates from government, UN bodies, the non-governmental sector, private sector, academia and civil society will gather in Abu Dhabi between 6 and 8 October for the Eye on Earth Summit 2015,...

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Chinese Government Donates the GlobeLand30 Datasets to the United Nations

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014—On the occasion of the upcoming UN climate change summit, Chinese government donated the GlobeLand30 datasets to the United Nations at...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Malaysia’s ‘Smart Villages’ and Nine Other Proven Ideas for Sustainable Development

As nations zero in on the UN's post-2015 global Sustainable Development Goals, innovations being successfully pioneered and demonstrated in Malaysia offer several proven tactical ideas for improving the world, says an influential international sustainable development networking organization.

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Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Nigeria: Surveyors Ask Govt to Invest in Digital Mapping

Speaking while welcoming members and guests to the 49th Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) in Benin, the President of NIS, Mr Bode Adeaga said government should begin massive investment in remote sensing...

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

The inaugural session of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) will be held from 19 to 21 May 2014. Discussions will align with the theme of the HLPF (currently proposed as “Achieving the Millennium Development Goals...

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Solutions for Sustainable Development on Indonesia’s Land

As forest and peat fires once again flare up in Riau province, spreading health-threatening haze over much of Sumatra and even farther, two important questions arise: Where do these fires start? And who is really responsible for...

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

China Identifies Cities for Sustainable Development

A Chinese government plan has identified 262 resource-dependent cities, those that are rich in natural resources, in a bid to roll out targeted measures to guide their development. Released on Tuesday, the plan, which is the first...

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Malaysia Balances Environment and Development Well

Malaysia is at the forefront in articulating the need for balance between the environment and sustainable development, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. “For us, this is the crux of sustainable development – to achieve...

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