ERA-PLANET, the program aimed at strengthening the European Research Area in the domain of Earth Observation, will present the latest developments of its four projects at the GEO 2021 Virtual Symposium, June 24, 2021. The theme of this year’s Symposium is Strengthening inclusive partnerships across the GEO Work Programme (GWP). All ERA-PLANET’s four projects share the common goal […]
The GEO 2021 Virtual Symposium will be held from June 21 to 24, 2021. The theme of this year’s Symposium is Strengthening inclusive partnerships across the GEO Work Programme (GWP). The aim of the Symposium is to share successful practices and identify ways to accelerate the delivery of products and solutions to address environmental and societal challenges. […]
GOS4M Executive Board meeting will be held next February 18, from 15 p.m. to 17.30 CET. The first part of the meeting will dedicated to discuss about the governance structure, strategies and activities of the FPs, modelling activities and other governance-related tasks. The second part of the meeting will be an open session to discuss about different aspects of GOS4M – like […]
The first GEO Knowledge Hub (GKH) webinar, planned for the 24th February 2021, will introduce the GKH in its current stage of development. In July 2020, the GEO Executive Committee approved the 1-year GKH Implementation Plan, which aims to develop a full working prototype of the GKH. Since approval, the GEO Secretariat team supporting the […]
December 15-16, 2020 will be held online the eleventh meeting of UNEP Global Mercury Partnership Advisory Group. The meeting will be co-chaired by Rodges Ankrah (Environmental Protection Agency, U.S.), and Teeraporn Wiriwutikorn (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand). It will represents an opportunity to review recent activities of the Partnership and its Partnership Areas; exchange on future priorities; discuss progress and next steps for the work on mercury from non-ferrous mining and smelting […]
On the 3rd and 4th of December there will be the annual online ERA-PLANET project meeting. ERA-PLANET is the European network for sharing Big Data generated by in situ or satellite platforms in order to reinforce the European Research Space in the Earth observation sector. The first day will be opened by a welcome from Jean Dusart (European Commission) and Nicola Pirrone (CNR), then continue with a brief excursion about […]
With the publication on Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica italiana Italy has formally ratified the Convention and becoming the 125th Party to the Convention. It will therefore participate to the COP 4 at the Nusa Dua Convention Centre, Bali, from 1 to 5 November 2021 as Party.
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 […]
The kick-off workshop of the GOS4M GEO Flagship will be held online on October 7 and 8. The virtual kick-off workshop will convene major scientific experts on mercury monitoring and will be opened by Monika Stankiewicz, Executive Secretary of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and Gilberto Camara, Director of the GEO Secretariat. The workshop will officially […]
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.