Tuesday, November 21, 2017 to Friday, November 24, 2017
United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The main aim of the meeting is to review progress achieved on the implementation of UN-GGIM in Africa. The meeting will offer again opportunity to share knowledge and best practices on the development of geospatial information in the continent; raise awareness on the benefits to be derived through the utilization of geospatial information for sustainable development; look at policies, measures and steps that African countries could take to ensure a successful implementation of global geospatial information management in the region. The meeting outcomes shall contribute to consolidate the consensus and drive the political will in leveraging the enabling capabilities of geospatial information technology to meet African development agenda and in support of the emerging global challenges.