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Joint Activities of UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and University of Bonn

OOSA und die Universität Bonn planen gemeinsame Aktivitäten im Bereich Weltraum und Desaster-Management

OOSA und die Universität Bonn planen gemeinsame Aktivitäten im Bereich „Weltraum und Desaster-Management“, © UNOOSA

Press release

Vienna, 19 June 2019: An agreement was signed today by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the University of Bonn outlining future joint activities in the field of „space and disaster management“. The city of Bonn also hosts a UN-SPIDER Office (United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response). By providing up-to-date satellite maps to national and international decision makers and aid organizations in the event of disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, UN-SPIDER enables timely relief measures.


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