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9 January 2023
09 January 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – A series of tailored training was delivered by UNOSAT experts in November and December 2022 in 3 countries of the Pacific: Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Fiji. Building up on past activities, these sessions aimed to enhance GIS capacity for Climate Resilience.
3 November 2022
3 November 2022, Accra, Ghana - UNOSAT received the 2022 GEO SDG - GEO Participating Organization Award for its Emergency Mapping service recognizing the productivity, innovation, novelty and exemplary efforts in the use of Earth observations to support sustainable development.
12 October 2022
"With these products, OCHA will be able to make a comparative analysis with previous years. So, if South Sudan experience floods next year, we can look back on those and see what areas were frequently affected by floods in the past and make predictions, which will help us be better prepared to respond instead of waiting until the disaster happens to make some decisions.”
20 September 2022
Discover how UNOSAT's Emergency Mapping service has been delivering and disseminating products in different languages to maximize accessibility.
9 August 2022
9 August 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Satellite Centre with Wuhan University are leveraging each other’s research and innovation capacities. After 2 years, strong results in AI for Remote Sensing are already here.
GIT for Operational Planning and Decision Making in Disaster Risk Management for the Indian Ocean Region
21 July 2022
21 July 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNOSAT delivered a week long training in collaboration with IORA and with the support of GIZ on the use of GIT for Disaster Risk Management. This is the second part of a training programme targeting experts in a region known as the “World’s Hazard Belt”.
7 July 2022
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) unveiled a new interactive map of religious sites in Sweden.
15 June 2022
15 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - For the past twenty years, UNOSAT has been developing its expertise in using Geospatial Information Technologies to promote evidence-based decision-making for peace, security and resilience. Discover some of the ways the experts apply their skills to inform investigations, support recovery and protect cultural heritage.
10 June 2022
10 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - On Saturday 15th January, the ongoing volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai triggered a tsunami across the Pacific. Karen Melnychuck and her sister Laura Jarosz contacted the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) with a plea to help them with any information on the island where their mother lived.
8 June 2022
The United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) announced a collaboration with NVIDIA on training and research activities to promote the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Observation activities in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with an initial emphasis on disaster management.