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

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1995-07-12 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia


Established on recommendations of 13th S-XS2326 - United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific (UNRCC-AP), 9-18 May 1994, Beijing (China). Comes within the framework of A-XA3375 - 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.


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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Plenary Meeting (annual); Executive Board, comprising 4 officers and 6 members. Working Groups (4): Geodetic Reference Frame; Disaster Risk Management; Regional SDI; Cadastre and Land Management.


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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth



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