Geospatial information management initiative

The third preparatory meeting regarding the proposed UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management will be held in New York on 4-6 April

The meeting is organized by DESA’s Statistics Division and the UN Cartographic Section/DFS to discuss and finalize the report on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) to be submitted to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the inter-governmental process.

In addition, the meeting will consider the agenda and the modality of the forthcoming UN Forum on GGIM to be held in Seoul, the Republic of Korea on 25-28 October 2011. This is the last preparatory meeting and there are expectations of strong guidance from the member states on the progression of this GGIM initiative.

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