SWF Partners in the UN-SPIDER Bonn Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-Based Information for Early Warning Systems

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Bonn _June _2013

Taking into consideration the role of early warning systems in minimizing damages and losses in case of disasters, UN-SPIDER has organized the United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information in Early Warning Systems with the financial support from the Government of Germany and in cooperation with the Secure World Foundation. The expert meeting took place in Bonn, Germany, from 25 to 26 June 2013 and brought together space technology and disaster management communities representing national, regional and international organizations as well as internationally active private companies to share experiences and lessons learned regarding use of space-based information in early warning systems; to identify needs and to discuss knowledge management strategies to improve existing early warning systems through the incorporation of recent advances in space-based applications.

Brussels Office Director Agnieszka Lukaszczyk gave an opening speech together with Juan-Carlos Villagran of UNOOSA and Christiane Lechtenboerger of DLR. Lukaszczyk also gave a key note presentation on early warning in case of Near Earth Objects For more information click here.


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