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United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management Meeting(May 20, 2020)

The meeting of the Working Group on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters (WG-Disasters) was conducted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. The meeting took more than 2 hours and discussed the tasks of groups on disasters and Strategic Framework Assessment. Saeid (Adam) Pirasteh from the Faculty of Geosciences and Environmental Engineering (FGEE) represented the Southwest Jiaotong University in this meeting. Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) is a member of the Academic Network of United Nations-Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).

The WG-Disasters took in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and shared strengthening regional cooperation in geospatial data sharing for mitigation of COVID-19 pandemic.