Published: Monday, 22 May 2017 11:23
GEO Blog Observations postings of interest
Since the launch of the GEO Blog: Observations at the end of 2016, a multitude of postings and comments have appeared covering a range of global issues, programs and initiatives relating to the role of Earth Observation data in numerous sectors of society.
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Published: Friday, 19 May 2017 10:06
20th Session of UN Commission on Science and Technology Draft Resolution published
The Twentieth Session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development was held from 08 – 12 May 2017 ,Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. More information is available at http://opensourcegeospatial.icaci.org/2017/05/the-twentieth-session-of-the-united-nations-commission-on-science-and-technology-for-development/ .
Open data and open principles in science and education are key for ensuring food security by 2030. Let us work together to eradicate extreme poverty and enable shared prosperity for all. Capacity building is strongly highlighted in the Science, technology and innovation for development draft resolution available at http://unctad.org/meetings/en/SessionalDocuments/ecn162017_DraftRes_STI_en.pdf
The European Commission's high-level advisers advocate open research and innovation as essential drivers for growth in Europe. Details at http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=newsalert&year=2017&na=na-150517 .