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China Launches 16 New Satellites Into Orbit for Commercial Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Imaging: Report
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Australia and NZ to share SBAS Network
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2022 China-ASEAN Satellite Application Industry Cooperation Forum Held in Nanning
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India marks presence on chip-making map with Vedanta-Foxconn deal
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Space Foundation and Singapore Space & Technology Limited Sign Partnership Agreement
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HERE SDK Navigate now available in Japan
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Monday, December 12th, 2011

UN Climate Talks Real-World Outcome Will Be Determined in Asia

Even as representatives from nearly 200 countries celebrated the last-minute compromise they fashioned at U.N. climate talks Sunday in Durban, South Africa, it became clear that its real-world outcome will be largely determined in Asia, rather than...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

UN Supports Thailand’s Flood Crisis Management

Thailand's Geo-informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), which is supporting FROC information management, has won the United Nations ESCAPs' permission to access near real-time flood data from the global constellation of earth observation satellites. ESCAP is...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

UN Chief Stresses Importance of Sri Lanka’s Reconciliation Process

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Wednesday with Sri Lanka's special envoy on human rights, Mahinda Samarasinghe, to discuss the reconciliation process following the country's 26-year civil war that ended in May 2009. The meeting was part...

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

New UN Facility on Sustainable Development Opens in Republic of Korea

A new United Nations research and training facility designed to help poorer countries pursue sustainable development to accelerate economic growth while improving the quality of life and protecting the environment was inaugurated today in the Republic of...

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Threat of Rising Seas Dominates Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific island leaders are pressing their appeal for international assistance to deal with rising seawaters caused by global climate change. The issue dominated the opening session Wednesday of the Pacific Island Forum in New Zealand. U.N. Secretary...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

A predictive tool capable of giving better advanced warning of potential outbreaks in specific locations would allow for proactive, preventative responses and minimize negative effects. Remote sensing products can be used to better understand the correlation between...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

UN Creates Expert Group – Managing Geospatial Information

The United Nations ECOSOC made history on 27 July 2011 in Geneva by establishing a new intergovernmental body, the UN Committee on Global Geospatial Information Management, to bring together, for the first time at the global level, government experts from...

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

UN Chief Challenges World to Agree Tougher Target for Climate Change

The world should agree to limit global warming to just 1.5C instead of the current target of 2C, the United Nations' climate chief has said, in remarks that shocked the governments of developed nations. Christiana Figueres, executive...

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Thai-Cambodian Border Dispute Heats Up

The renewed fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border only hours after the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) issued a statement last Monday calling for a ceasefire was a clear challenge to the authority of the international body. The...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Need for a Global Geospatial Information Management System

The need for a mechanism that would integrate the various geospatial organisations and agencies together with their valuable geospatial data around the globe remains high on the agenda. The United Nations has been working on this initiaitive...

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