Americas and Caribbean: Seminar on Geospatial Information for social, environmental and economic development

UN GGIM Americas logoThe Fourth Session of the United Nations Regional Committee on Global Geospatial Information Management for the Americas (UN-GGIM Americas, http://www.un-ggim-americas.org/) is being held April 3-5, 2017, under the framework of the "Seminar on Geospatial Information for the social, environmental and economic development of the countries of the Americas and the Caribbean" in Santiago, Chile.

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Caribbean: OECS Commission holds talks towards regional geographic data sharing strategy

OECS logoThe OECS Commission recently conducted a virtual Geographic Information Strategy or GIS Symposium which is part of plans towards a Regional Geographic Data Strategy. The virtual GIS symposium on Wednesday June 22nd 2016, is described as a pioneering initiative to lay the foundation for a fully developed regional data ecosystem.

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Peru: Training Day in Cusco for regional government on SDI implementation

Peru SDI CuscoThe National Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology (ONGEI) of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM), in coordination with the Regional Government Cusco organized the Workshop Seminar: Spatial Data Infrastructure to support regional management and workshop Course: Induction the implementation of infrastructure from 20 to 22 May 2016 institutional spatial data.

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Colombia (Boyaca): Implementation of spatial data infrastructure

Colombia BoyacaSDI April2016In April 2016, representatives from the Government of Boyacá, Cadastral District of Bogota, Cundinamarca, Bogota District Planning, and RAPE central region convened to work on defining strategies for the operation, performance and implementation of spatial data infrastructure in Boyaca and the Central Region. Issues regarding the complementarity of the Multipurpose Cadastre and potential pilots also were addressed.

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Jamaica: National Spatial Data Infrastructure policy advanced

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, says the Government is moving ahead with the development of a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) policy.

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Latest issue of GeoSUR Newsletter (March 2016)

GeoSUR bulletin v3n3The GeoSUR Newsletter seeks to disseminate the GeoSUR Program’s achievements and characteristics, as well as events, projects, and best practices for the application of geographic information into sustainable development and decision making in the region, as part of the Geospatial Data Infrastructure of the Americas.

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