The Italian Senate ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury (DDL S. 1171 (http://www.senato.it/leg/18/BGT/Schede/Ddliter/51523.htm). The ratification of the Minamata Convention by the Italian Parliament is very much welcomed by the scientists of the Institute on Atmospheric Pollution of the CNR (CNR-IIA) who in the last 20 years have coordinated important research projects funded by the European […]
GEO published a blog on the support of GOS4M to the Minamata Convention activities. The GEO Secretariat delivered a statement to the Plenary of the Conference of Parties of the Minamata Covention on mercury, calling for an engagement with and support of the GEO Flagship, Global Observation System for Mercury (GOS4M). Read more here.
The tenth meeting of the Global Mercury Partnership Advisory Group will take place on Saturday, 23 November 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, back to back with the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention and its preceding preparatory meetings, which will be held from 24 to 29 November 2019. More info
The international Earth observation data community is invited to join the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Beijing, China for GEO Data and Knowledge Week 2020. For the first time ever, the GEO Data Providers Workshop and GEO Data Technology Workshop will take place together in a new format as a single event: GEO Data […]
Under the theme “Earth observations: investments in the digital economy,” Ministers from GEO’s 105 Member governments will gather on 7-8 November 2019 for a roundtable discussion, dinner and Ministerial Summit to discuss the integration of Earth observation data into the broader digital economy – critical for sustained, inclusive, economic growth. The GEO-XVI 2019 Plenary meeting […]
The 4th GEO Data Providers Workshop: Earth Observations-based Knowledge for International Policy Frameworksof the Group on Earth Observations international data community will be held in Vienna, Austria from 23-25 April 2019. This year’s edition of the workshop will be focused on exploring how to best make available Earth observations-based knowledge for international policy frameworks, including […]
The ISDE11 Symposium Program is shaping up! The CNR-IIA is organizing the 11th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE 11) that will be held in Florence from 24 to 27 September 2019. The Symposium will cover four thematic strands, namely: Remote Sensing and GIS, Digital Transformation in Society, Policy and International Programs, Digital Earth Communities. […]
The European Network for Observing Our Changing Planet (ERA-PLANET) Consortium will held a Side-Event at the GEO WEEK 2018 in Kyoto, Japan on 30 October 2018. In the last decade asignificant number of projects and programmes in different domains of environmental monitoring and Earth observation have generated a substantial amount of data and knowledge on […]