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27 March 2015 | By invitation only

The side event at the Committee on Statistics, Fourth session, Bangkok, 25-27 March 2015 on "Statistics on Geospatial Information and the Data Revolution: “A Quick Win” for Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific", was held in Bangkok on 27 March 2015. The objective of this side event was to illustrate ways in which geo-spatial information is being used around the region to promote better evidence for improved policy implementation, and to discuss in detail how this tool can be used effectively for measuring and monitoring the progress of the SDGs.


    1. Report of the meeting
    2. Concept note 
    3. Side Event Invitation


    1. Geospatial Technologies for Resources Planning & Managemen(Lal Samarakoon, PhD Director, Geoinformatics Center Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand)
    2. Supporting Post-2015 Agenda with GlobeLand30 (Jun Chen, National Geomatics Center, China)
    3. UN-GGIM: An Overview (Stefan Schweinfest, Director, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD))
    4. Utilizing GIS-based Disaster Information for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Philippines (Arturo S. Daag, Chief Science Research Specialist Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) )

    for more information, please contact

    Statistics Division +66 2288 1234 [email protected]