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Charter Project Managers training session


06 November 2019

Charter Project Managers training session

On 5 November, a training session for Charter Project Managers was organised in Bonn by ESA and DLR and kindly hosted on the German UN Campus by the UN-SPIDER Bonn office.

More than 20 practitioners from several countries, including Tunisia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Sudan, South Africa, Brazil, Belarus, France and Germany attended the training. One of the focal points of discussion was ways to more strongly involve African institutions in Charter activations and satellite-based support to disaster response.

The event took place on the day before the start of the UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference on "Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management in Africa: Challenges, Applications, Partnerships".

UNOOSA (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs), with its program UN-SPIDER is an important partner of the Charter. UN-SPIDER (United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response) has been promoting the Charter's Universal Access policy effectively since its inception in 2012 and helps raise awareness especially on the African continent.

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