United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)

Programme des nations unies pour l'exploitation de l'information d'origine spatiale aux fins de gestion des catastrophes et des interventions d'urgence
Plataforma de las Naciones Unidas de información obtenida desde el espacio para la gestión de desastres y la respuesta de emergencia (ONU-SPIDER)

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URL: http://www.un-spider.org/

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Founded

2006

History

2006. Set up through Resolution 61/110 of 14 Dec 2006 of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) General Assembly, as part of UN Programme on Space Applications, within E-XJ7585 - United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

Aims

Ensure that all countries and international and regional organizations have access to and develop the capacity to use all types of space-based information to support the full disaster management cycle.

Events

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Structure

Regional Support Offices (regional or national centres of expertise): Europe - Russia, Hungary, Romania, Ukraine; Africa - Algeria, Nigeria, E-XE0071 - Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD); Latin America and Caribbean - Argentina, Colombia, West Indies - F-XF7988 - University of the West Indies (UWI), E-XE1852 - Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia Pacific - E-XE4260 - Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC), Indonesia, E-XE2467 - International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), D-XD0387 - European Federation of Associations of Locks and Builders Hardware Manufacturers (ARGE), Iran Islamic Rep, Pakistan. National Focal Points. Communities of Practice.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 13: Climate Action

UIA Org ID

XJ6560

Last News

2015

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