African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education - English (ARCSSTE-E)

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History

24 Nov 1998, as one of the Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education Affiliated to the United Nations within the framework of Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), as part of United Nations Programme on Space Applications (PSA) within United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), and in the light of recommendations of Global Action Plan for Environment and Development in the 21st Century (Agenda 21). Original title: Centre for Space Science and Technology Education Africa, Nigeria. Subsequently referred to as: African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education. Hosted by Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife (Nigeria).

Aims

Develop skills and knowledge of university educators and of research and applications scientists in English-speaking Africa through rigorous theory, research, applications, field exercises and pilot-projects in aspects of space science and technology able to enhance social and economic development in each country, specifically through strengthening remote sensing and geographical information systems (GIS) capacities, meteorological satellite applications, satellite communications and global positioning systems and space and atmospheric sciences.

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Activities

Training/education; knowledge management/information dissemination; research/documentation; capacity building.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology
  • Geography
    • Geography
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Aerospace, Space
    • Satellites
  • Communication
    • Communication
  • Research, Standards
    • Inspection, Tests
  • Education
    • Education
    • Universities
    • Educators
  • Technology
    • Technology
  • Science
    • Science
  • International Relations
    • United Nations
  • Language
    • English
    • Language Speaking

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E3506

Last News Received

18. Sep 2018
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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