TAG: United Nations

UN, Geospatial Media cooperate on geospatial infrastructure

November 12, 2019By
Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Geospatial Media (left) and Stefan Schweinfest, director, UNSD, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, sign the letter of cooperation. (Photo: UNSD/GMC)

Letter signed to advance role of geospatial knowledge infrastructure in global society and economy Geospatial Media & Communications has signed a letter of cooperation with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) to work together to advance the role of geospatial knowledge infrastructure in global society and economy. Consistent with their respective mandates, the UNSD and Geospatial Media will collaborate to... read more

United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress 2018

November 19, 2018By

The United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC), initiated by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), aims to provide a convening, participatory and inclusive environment to enhance the communication, understanding, knowledge and application of geospatial information management to address local, regional and global challenges. It also aims to enable UN-GGIM to better understand and... read more

Boundless partners with United Nations on UN Open GIS Initiative

October 15, 2018By
Logo: UN Open GIS Initiative

Boundless is partnering with the United Nations (UN) to support the UN Open GIS Initiative, which aids UN operations around the world with open source geospatial software and services. According to Boundless, using its technology, the UN can leverage a hybrid architecture approach and maintain interoperability with existing software systems to maximize the value of its open technology and open... read more

A&M-Corpus Christi institute to provide UN with GIS expertise

July 27, 2017By
Photo: UN-GGIM

The Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science (CBI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has officially joined the United Nations-Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Academic Network. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is one of three Universities in the nation, including Harvard University and the University of Maine, who are part of this network. The primary goal of the UN-GGIM Academic Network is... read more