Operational since 2003, the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) Emergency Mapping service provides satellite image analysis during humanitarian emergencies related to disasters, complex emergencies and conflict situations.
India has been making significant progress in responding to the demands of today’s cities by incorporating robust space technologies and GIS into the urban planning, transport management and traffic navigation techniques.
Using machine learning and satellite radar to detect "silent" earthquakes in the Zagros Mountains, Iran
During the COVID-19 pandemic, as the world reels from the compounded effects of lockdowns, travel bans, and the ensuing economic and food crises, the need for accurate and verified information is essential to combat the virus, and potentially lifesaving.
Visualizing interactions through the 5D World Map: Synergies and Tradeoffs of increasing agricultural productivity (SDG 2.3) with biodiversity, water and climate in tropical countries
This case study present the demonstration of how the 5D World map can be used as a visual tool for addressing interlinkages. Taking advantage of the various areas of research of the students, the interlinkages among these areas were studied by using the 5D world Map.
Following decades of conflict, Afghanistan adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2004, nearly five years after they were launched, in looking to deliver the rights to dignity, freedom, equality, a basic standard of living, and freedom from hunger and violence to all its people.
In 2017, Azerbaijan produced its first Voluntary National Review (VNR), detailing the country’s efforts and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
During the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Bangladesh made impressive gains in areas like poverty alleviation, school enrollment, and child health, but as the nation transitioned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it had fallen short on many of their targets as pockets of poverty l
As home to the world’s second-largest population, and the fastest-growing major economy, India’s scale ensures that it will have a significant impact on the outcome of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Indonesia volunteered to present its national review (VNR) at the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF). Indonesia’s first VNR centered on the theme of poverty eradication and improving prosperity (Goal 1).
As a developed nation with relatively high incomes, Japan’s path through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was significantly different from that of developing nations. During the years of the MDGs, the country was a significant Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) contributor.
Malaysia’s New Economic Policy (NEP), introduced in 1970 to eradicate poverty and restructure societal imbalances, at the country on a course towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Nepal’s efforts in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) brought gains in many areas, like poverty reduction, health, and school enrollment, but other areas stalled as most of the investments made during the MDGs were aimed at improvements in the social sector.