Benefits from space for sectoral policies for high mountain security

September 6, 2005

Brussels, 05 Sep 2005

A conference on the benefits from space for sectoral policies for high mountain security will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 8 to 9 September.

The conference, co-organised with UNESCO, ESA, INTA, I-Space, FFG and IMONT, will focus on the role and benefits of space technology and applications for high mountain security and will address related capacity building.

This conference should increase the awareness of decision-makers and experts of international organisations at European and UN level as to the challenges in terms of civil protection for disaster mitigation, management and rehabilitation, as well as infrastructure protection in the fields of transport, telecommunications and energy.

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