Meetings

Monday, August 3, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, August 5, 2015 (All day)
UNHQ, New York - USA

The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) cordially invite you to attend the 15th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) to be held in New York, USA on 3 - 5 August 2015.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 16, 2014 (All day)
New York - USA

The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) cordially invite you to attend the 14th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) to be held in New York, USA on 14 - 16 May 2014.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 (All day) to Friday, March 1, 2013 (All day)
Istanbul - TURKEY

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) cordially invite you to attend the 13th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 27 February -

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 (All day) to Friday, March 30, 2012 (All day)
Vienna International Centre (VIC), Vienna

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA) cordially invite you to attend the 12th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) to be held in Vienna at the

Monday, March 14, 2011 (All day) to Friday, March 18, 2011 (All day)
WMO Building, Geneva, Switzerland
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The UNGIWG-11 meeting in Geneva marks the second consecutive UNGIWG Plenary led by Co-Chairs from the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The Co-Chairs are David STEVENS, UN-SPIDER Programme Coordinator at UNOOSA in Vienna, Austria, and Makane FAYE, Officer-in-Charge, e-Applications Section at UNECA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Monday, October 19, 2009 (All day) to Wednesday, October 21, 2009 (All day)
Bonn, Germany

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), in their capacity of Co-chairs of UNGIWG for 2009-2010, cordially invite you to attend the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) to be held at the UN Premises (Langer Eugen Building) in Bonn, Germany between 19 and 21 Octob

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 (All day) to Friday, November 7, 2008 (All day)
Vienna International Centre (VIC), Vienna

The meeting was organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).

Sixty-three experts attended the meeting, representing UN agencies, government authorities, academia, as well as public and private sector organizations at the local and regional levels involved in geo-information.

The main outcomes of UNGIWG-9 were the following:
Endorsement of the "Ninth UNGIWG Plenary Resolution" which commits UNGIWG to the development of a UN Spatial Data Infrastructure (UNSDI);
Agreement that the Interim UNSDI Framework Document be revised so that it constitutes the basis for the first phase of UNSDI implementation in 2009-10;
Establishment of ad hoc UNGIWG Drafting Teams to finalize the Terms of References of UNSDI bodies (i.e. Steering Committee, Technical Advisory Group, Partners' Group) and to review the roles and responsibilities of the UNGIWG Task Groups to ensure complementarities with UNSDI bodies;
Election of UNOOSA and UNECA as UNGIWG Co-chairs for 2009-2010;
Decision to hold UNGIWG-10 in Bonn, Germany.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 (All day) to Wednesday, February 6, 2008 (All day)
Rome, Italy

At the 8th annual meeting of UNGIWG in Bangkok, Thailand (UNGIWG-8), UNGIWG members agreed to advance the UNSDI initiative by focusing on a set of time-bound deliverables that will guide the mandate of the UNSDI Project to be executed either by a willing UN agency or by UNOPS who sign an MoU with one or more UN agencies sponsoring the UNSDI Project.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 (All day) to Friday, November 30, 2007 (All day)
Bangkok - Thailand

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) held its 8th annual meeting from 28-30 November 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was organized by the UNGIWG Co-Chairs - United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Thursday, March 1, 2007 (All day) to Friday, March 2, 2007 (All day)
Frascati, Italy

The United Nations Spatial Data Infrastructure Global Partners Meeting (UGPM), convened by the United Nations Geospatial Information Working Group (UNGIWG), took place at the European Space Agency (ESA) Centre for Earth Observation (ESRIN) in Frascati, Italy on 1 and 2 March 2007.

Thursday, November 2, 2006 (All day) to Saturday, November 4, 2006 (All day)
Santiago, Chile
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The Seventh Plenary Meeting of the United Nations Geospatial Information Working Group (UNGIWG) took place at the Instituto Geografico Militar (IGM) in Santiago, Chile, from 2 to 4 November 2006, convened by WFP and FAO. Forty eight experts attended the meeting representing UN agencies, UN missions, and different Industry Partners and Institutions.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005 (All day) to Thursday, October 27, 2005 (All day)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tuesday, October 12, 2004 (All day) to Thursday, October 14, 2004 (All day)
Wednesday, October 22, 2003 (All day) to Friday, October 24, 2003 (All day)
Nairobi, Kenia
Sunday, June 16, 2002 (All day) to Wednesday, June 19, 2002 (All day)
Washington, USA
Saturday, March 3, 2001 (All day) to Monday, March 5, 2001 (All day)
Rome, Italy
Thursday, March 2, 2000 (All day) to Saturday, March 4, 2000 (All day)
New York, USA