UN-GGIM elects new bureau

UN-GGIM elects new bureau

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US: UN member states has elected the new Bureau to lead the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).

The election occurred as Ministers and senior leaders from UN Member States and international organisations attended the fourth session of the UN-GGIM from 6-8 August 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB from the United Kingdom, Dr Li Pengde from China and Dr Eduardo Sojo from Mexico have been announced as Co-Chairs. Mr. Sultan Mohamed Alya from Ethiopia has been announced as the Rapporteur.

During the meeting of UN-GGIM, a draft Resolution to support the long term sustainability of the GGRF was also agreed upon.

Source: Global Government Forum