Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP)

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History

Established 12-14 July 1995, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), on recommendations of 13th United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific (UNRCC-AP), 9-18 May 1994, Beijing (China). Comes within the framework of United Nations (UN). Original title: Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asia and the Pacific (PCGIAP). Current title adopted 2012, Bangkok (Thailand), pursuant to resolution 8 of 19th UNRCC-AP. Current statutes amended 1 Nov 2012. Operates under purview of UNRCC-AP.

Aims

Identify regional issues relevant to geospatial information management and take necessary actions on them for the furtherance of the discussions in UNRCC-AP, and thus contribute to the discussions in the UNCE-GGIM so that the economic, social and environmental benefits of geospatial information will be maximized in Asia and the Pacific region.

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Languages

English.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 56 countries
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Subjects *

  • Geology
    • Geology
  • Information
    • Information
  • Management
    • Management
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

E3281

Last News Received

1. Feb 2016
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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