Workshop Topics

By admin_wla | Tue, 26 May 2009 - 17:00

Topics of the third workshop will include

  • Relevant space-based solutions and information for risk and disaster management support and emergency response including on-going and planned initiatives, case studies and best practices, available geospatial data for disaster studies and capacity building opportunities.
  • Presentation and common discussion on the beta-version of the UNSPIDER Knowledge Portal (communication and information platform).
  • Presentations and discussion on the contribution of space-based technologies to mitigate the impact and enhance adaptation to global climate change utilising innovative monitoring and analysing tools.
  • Presentations and discussion on the contribution of space-based solutions to the field of Disaster and Emergency Medicine.
  • Presentations and discussion on the activities and contribution of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices (RSO), National Focal Points (NFP), and institutional partners.
  • Follow-up on the UN-SPIDER strategy on capacity development and institutional strengthening
  • Harmonisation of the various existing initiatives that are contributing to helping developing countries access and use space-based technologies for disaster management and risk reduction.