On 24 January 2021, to celebrate the International Day of Education the United Nations and the International Cartographic Association have released a joint publication entitled "Mapping for a Sustainable World".
Explore our current general map collection to better understand the world, general maps provide an overview of Member States and territories worldwide including their overall international context.
The United Nations Geospatial Network is an inter-agency network of senior geospatial professionals within offices, specialized agencies, funds and programmes of the United Nations System.
Blueprint Geospatial for a Better World: Transforming the Lives of People, Places and Planet
Prepared by the UN Geospatial Network, the Blueprint is the strategic inter-agency document on geospatial information that will guide the Network's future and activities through seven Transformation pathways.
Blueprint Geospatial Landscape of the United Nations system
Compiled by the UN Geospatial Network, the Landscape is the Blueprint's companion document which includes a review of the current status of the geospatial landscape in the United Nations system.
Integrated Geospatial Information Framework, Overarching Strategic Framework
The Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF), prepared and adopted by UN-GGIM, provides a guide for developing, integrating, strengthening and maximizing geospatial information management, and to assist countries in bridging the geospatial digital divide, secure socio-economic prosperity, and to leave no one behind.
Global Statistical and Geospatial Framework
The Global Statistical Geospatial Framework (GSGF), prepared and adopted by UN-GGIM and the Statistical Commission, facilitates the integration of statistical and geospatial information. The framework guides and enables the production of harmonized and standardized geospatially enabled statistical data.