• Security Council exhibits maps and photographs during the crisis in the Caribbean
  • UNDP provides assistance to Land Survey Programme for “Farming for Development”
  • Satellite images show the degradation to our environment
  • Damage analysis uses satellite imagery after an earthquake hits Haiti
  • Peacekeepers consult map to navigate through Western Sahara
  • Global map of Women in Politics
  • Mapping flood damage to crops using drones in Malawi


Current general map collection

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.

Meet the UN Geospatial Network

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. 



Deployment of Peacekeepers

Discover our most popular cartographic products and get the latest information on deployment of peacekeepers in United Nations field operations.

What do we do ?

Services provided to the Secretariat of the United Nations, and beyond, include geospatial visualization, data management, analysis, technology and monitoring.

Key documents


Blueprint Geospatial for a Better World: Transforming the Lives of People, Places and Planet
The Blueprint is the strategic design, orientations and activities that will guide its future and details its its proposed implementation through seven Transformation pathways for the United Nations Geospatial Network.

Blueprint Geospatial Landscape of the United Nations system
The Blueprint presents, through its companion document, a review of the current status of the geospatial landscape in the United Nations, developed in close consultation with the United Nations system.

Integrated Geospatial Information Framework, Overarching Strategic Framework
The IGIF provides a basis and guide for developing, integrating, strengthening and maximizing geospatial information management and related resources in all countries. The IGIF aims 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) facilitates the integration of statistical and geospatial information. The framework guides and ebnables, through the application of its five Principles and supporting key elements, the production of harmonised and standardised geospatially enabled statistical data.