ISEPEI contributes to organization of International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management

December 10, 2017

Dr Lagutov was appointed a member of the International Programme Committee of the 4th International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management co-organized by United Nations, the Government of Pakistan and the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water.

The Conference aims to promote the use of space technology in water management to the benefit of developing countries.

The Conference will be held in Islamabad, Pakistan, from 26 February to 2 March 2018, hosted by the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) on behalf of the Government of Pakistan and possibly co-sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) and by the Inter-Islamic Network on Space Science and Technology (ISNET).

The Conference is the fourth international event focusing on water-related aspects of space technology applications in the series of conferences organised in co-operation with, and with financial assistance of the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW), ESA and ISNET. The first such event, the United Nations/UNESCO/Saudi Arabia International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management, took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in April 2008, the second conference was organized in March 2011 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the third one in Rabat, Morocco in April 2014.

The discussions at the Conference will contribute towards UNISPACE+50 and its outcomes, to be held in June 2018, event that marks also the fiftieth anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space held in 1968.

more information at http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/ourwork/psa/schedule/2018/un-pakistan-wate...

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