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United Nations Spatial Data I nfrastructure Netherlands Coordination Office

National Coordination Offices for UNSDI Jan Cees Venema Head UNSDI-NCO

http://www.unsdi.nl


Role of NCOs (1)

One PoC for UNSDI & Member Country  Delivering as One / Collecting as One

Delivering Products & Services  Geo-info / capacity building / institutional strengthening

National UNSDI portal  Harmonization / linking with National SDIs  Disclose international geo-info for national users  Disclose national (generated) geo-info for international users


Role of NCOs (2) Thematic geo-info addressing “the Issues”

Institutional and human capacity

NSDI & GIS

portal

UN-FAO

UNOCHA

UN-DPKO

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Capacity building portal

NSDI Public sector Government, NGOs, Institutes, Universities

UNEP UN-WFP

UNHCR Other UN bodies ++

Corporate Governance Large Enterprises, Multi-nationals Private sector SMEs


(UN)SDI success factors

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SDI = infrastructure tool (long-term) All elements needed • National Policy / Government support • Institutional Capacity • Skilled People • Data / Information • Technical infrastructure • Standards Address Relevant Issues in the countries • Food / agro / water / …

Role of National Coordination Offices in UNSDI  

http://www.unsdi.nl/downloads/unsdi--ncos-general.ppt

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