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GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar Equipment Used in Mount Everest Measurement Expedition
GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar...
European commercial drone developer FIXAR enters the Indian market with Paras Aerospace
EU-based commercial drone design and software developer FIXAR, has...
United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set its sights...
WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
HEBRON – Extremist Israeli settlers attacked a number of...
Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
BREXIT BRITAIN’S SPACE STRATEGY has been slammed, with this...
Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann...
China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...

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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...

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Manila to Fight for UN Panel’s Jurisdiction Over South China Sea

Claims by Beijing to the disputed South China Sea will come under international legal scrutiny for the first time this week. While China has officially refused to take part in the case filed by the Philippines at...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

United Nations General Assembly Adopts the Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development

On 26 February 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted its first geospatial resolution recognizing the global importance of location and positioning to the UN Member States. The resolution on the Global Geodetic...

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Increased Cooperation in the Use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems for Sustainable Development

VIENNA/PRAGUE, Nov. 10, 2014—The International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) opened its ninth meeting today at the Prague Headquarters of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) to work on improving coordination among...

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Australian Evacuation App Takes Prize in UN Global App Challenge

GENEVA, Oct. 17, 2014 — The United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Esri today announced a new winner in the UN Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge. The competition challenged developers to create apps that support...

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

UN Asia-Pacific Chief Calls For Sustainable, Inclusive And Job-generating Growth

The key to closing development gaps and achieving development goals is economic growth, said Dr Shamshad Akhtar. She said with little more than 500 days left to the end of the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium...

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Esri and the United Nations Partner to Improve Global Climate Resilience

Esri and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) have formed a partnership to build more resilient communities with geospatial technology. The announcement was made at the Abu Dhabi Ascent conference on Sunday, May 4.

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Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Global Geospatial Conference 2013 Sponsors and Keynote Speakers

The organisers of the Global Geospatial Conference 2013, to be held at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 4-8 November, are pleased to announce that industry leaders...

Friday, April 19th, 2013

UN Reports Subdued Asia-Pacific Growth in 2013

Growth in Asia-Pacific remains subdued due to the impact of persistent weaknesses and uncertainties in the developed economies, the United Nations reported today, urging Governments to implement macroeconomic policies that focus more on inclusivity and sustainable development....

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Climate Change: What Happens When the Damage is Done?

UN climate change talks in Doha could be on the verge of adding a focus on “loss and damage” to its framing of the global response to climate change. The new issue area would supplement existing emphases...

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