The Sixth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 1-5 August 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Preceeded by a number of related side events from 1-2 August 2016, the Sixth Session of UN-GGIM brought together senior executives from national geospatial information and statistical authorities within Member States, and international geospatial experts from across the globe.
With more than 300 participants from 95 countries, 4 international organisations, 8 UN systems and related organizations, 13 non-goverment organizations, 16 private sector and 8 academic network, the discussions and outcomes further recognised and determined the critical role of geospatial information management and the need for strengthened collaboration and joined initiatives, to advance the development and use of geospatial data and tools to support sustainable development and related global agendas.
For more information please visit: http://ggim.un.org/ggim_committee.html
Please see also: report of the Session (subject to formal editing).