UN-GGIM Geospatial Societies


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UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies

 

UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies (UN-GGIM GS) - (previously The Joint board of Geospatial Information Societies - JBGIS) is one of the three networks formally recognised by the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGMIS).

UN-GGMIS GS is a coalition of the Presidents, Secretaries-General or equivalent office bearers, or their nominees, that lead international organisations involved in the coordination, development, management, standardisation or regulation of geospatial information and technologies and related matters.

Themain purpose of UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies is to support the work of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGMIS).

Where possible, it provides a collective and unified voice regarding geospatial matters, to the United Nations and other global geospatial information stakeholders and assists in the coordination of relevant activities between the organisations.

The current members of UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies are:

The International Hydrographic Office and  Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) are observing members

UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies typically meets once a year at a location linked to one of the conferences of the member organisations, or at meetings of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).


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Contact Address
UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies
c/o International Federation of Surveyors
Kalvebod Brygge 31-33
DK-1780 Copenhagen V
DENMARK
e-mail: Louise Friis-Hansen
Tel + 45 9391 0810 (direct)
Tel + 45 3886 1081
Web site: www.fig.net/unggimgs


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