UN-SPIDER Updates February 2019

Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the February 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates and would like to make you aware of an upcoming event and two opportunities organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) that might be of interest to you.

From 24 to 27 April, UNOOSA and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) are organizing the United Nations/China Forum on Space Solutions in Changsha, China. Applications for self-funded participants are open until 14 April 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has teamed up with the Space Generation Advisory Council to launch the Space for Youth Competition. If you're under 35 and passionate about space, make to submit your contribution to the competition until 22 March 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

The Drop Tower Experiment Series is a fellowship programme of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in which students can learn and study microgravity science by performing experiments in a drop tower. Applications for the 6th cycle close on 31 March 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

Below the updates, you'll also find an events calendar with upcoming conferences, workshops and seminars organized by the community.

Enjoy the read!

UN-SPIDER at a glance

News from the community

Title Organized by City Country Date
EU Space Week 2022

European Commission

EUSPA

Prague Czech Republic 10/03/2022 to 10/06/2022
Geo for Good Summit

Google

Mountain View, CA United States of America 10/04/2022 to 10/06/2022
World Space Week 2022

United Nations

World Space Week Association (WSWA)

10/04/2022 to 10/10/2022
The Second United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC)

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

Hyderabad India 10/10/2022 to 10/14/2022
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

10/13/2022 to 10/13/2022
2nd Climate Observation Conference

Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)

EUMETSAT

Darmstadt Germany 10/17/2022 to 10/19/2022
Intermediate Webinar: Disaster Assessment Using Synthetic Aperture Radar

NASA ARSET

10/19/2022 to 10/27/2022
GEO Blue Planet 5th Symposium

GEO Blue Planet Secretariat

AIR Centre

University of Ghana

University of Energy and Natural Resources in Ghana

Accra Ghana 10/24/2022 to 10/28/2022
1st Space4Water Stakeholder Meeting

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Vienna Austria 10/27/2022 to 10/28/2022
UN/Azerbaijan Workshop on the International Space Weather Initiative: The Sun, Space Weather and Geosphere

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Bake State University

Baku Azerbaijan 10/31/2022 to 11/04/2022