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NEW INITIATIVES

& PROGRAMMES

 
 
 
 
 
 

CHAPTER 2

 
 
 
 

NEW PARTICIPATING 

ORGANIZATIONS

 
 
 
 

GEO is pleased to welcome the newest Participating Organizations:

  • Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT);

  • Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH);

  • Plan4all; and

  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT)

The Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) supports biodiversity conservation and related sustainable development for the people of Micronesia in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of Palau (ROP), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), the US Territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

 

The entire Micronesia Conservation Trust staff

 
 

“MCT looks forward to our partnership with GEO to support the development of technology and scientific methods and tools for acquiring and analyzing Earth observations to benefit communities with Conservation and Climate Change resilience across the region.”

 

Tamara Greenstone-Alefaio

Conservation Program Manager, Micronesia Conservation Trust

 

Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH)

The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) is a technical and scientific body of the Organization of American States specializing in the areas of cartography, geography, history and geophysics. 

 

4th Technical Meeting of the Commissions. Members of the Commissions of PAIGH (Cartography, Geography, History and Geophysics). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, July 2019.

 
 

“What we hope to achieve together is to establish a cooperation mechanism between the PAIGH and AmeriGEO to boost the importance of the information produced by the official mapping agencies as a national reference.” 

Cesar Rodriguez

Secretary General, PAIGH.

 
 

Plan4all

Plan4all is a non-profit association sustaining and further enhancing results of multiple research and innovation projects. Plan4all conducts research and experimental development and transfers results of such activities into practice.

 

Plan4all Committee Member Karel Charvat.

 

“We believe that our membership in GEO will help us to better link our activities with global communities and help to support innovation in Earth observation.” 

Karel Charvat

Plan4all Committee Member

 

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Plan4all is a non-profit association sustaining and further enhancing results of multiple research and innovation projects. Plan4all conducts research and experimental development and transfers results of such activities into practice.

 

“Effective implementation of the environmental policies in countries very much depends on the availability of well-structured, user-friendly and interoperable environmental information systems. ”I welcome valuable cooperation with the Group on Earth Observations in this regard and very much look forward to continuing the future work in synergy.” 

Ms. Valentina Tapis

The Chair of the Convention’s Task Force on Access to Information

 

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