GEO-XIII Plenary Session
07 Nov, 2016 09:00 AM
10 Nov, 2016 12:00 AM
|Where||St. Petersburg, Russian Federation|
|Contact Name||GEO Secretariat|
Main meeting: Official GEO delegates. Side events: anyone (upon registration)
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This is the 13th plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). 2016 marks the first year of the next exciting decade for GEO, and its continued support of informed decision-making through coordinated, comprehensive and sustained Earth observations, information and services. GEO Initiatives support global, regional and national development programmes, as well as disaster risk reduction, protection of biodiversity and efforts to mitigate climate change.
The GEO-XIII Plenary in St. Petersburg will highlight global collaboration in each of these areas, and showcase GEO's important role in supporting communities in their efforts to help measure and monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Global Agenda.
In addition to meeting for the official GEO delegates, there a number of side events.