United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

Comité d'experts des Nations Unies sur la gestion de l'information géospatiale à l'échelle mondiale
Comité de Expertos sobre la Gestión Mundial de la Información Geoespacial

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URL: http://ggim.un.org/

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Founded

2011-07

History

Jul 2011, when resolution (2011/24) adopted by E-XE3377 - ECOSOC to create UN-GGIM, following report of the Secretary-General (E/2011/89).

Aims

Play a leading role in setting the agenda for the development of global geospatial information and promote its use to address key global challenges; provide a forum to liaise and coordinate among Member States, and among international organizations, civil society and private sector.

Events

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Structure

Bureau. Regional entities: E-XE3281 - Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP); E-XE4729 - Regional Committee of the UN on Global Geospatial Information Management for the Americas (UN-GGIM Americas); UN-GGIM for Arab States; UN-GGIM for Europe. Expert Groups (2): Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information; Land Administration and Management. Working Groups (5): Global Geodetic Reference Frame; Development of a Statement of Shared Principles for the Management of Geospatial Information; Trends in National Institutional Arrangements in Geospatial Information Management; Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters (WG-Disasters); IAEG-SDGs Working Group on Geospatial Information. Academic Network; Private Sector Network.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

XJ7860

Last News

2017

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