Call for Nomination for the Coordination Board of AOGEO
On 23 March 2017, a joint letter signed by GEO Principals/Alternates of AOGEO co-leading countries (Australia, China and Japan) was sent calling for Nomination for the Coordination Board of AOGEO. Nomination deadline is 26 May 2017.
Tokyo Statement 2017 at the 2017 GEOSS Asia-Pasific Symposium
New Zealand Government thanks ChinaGEOSS, CODATA and IRDR for their help following 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake
The Asia-Oceania GEOSS (AOGEOSS) is a GEO Initiative approved and launched at the GEO-XIII Plenary in St. Petersburg in November 2016.
The Asia-Oceania region has two-thirds of the world's population, numerous and fast environmental changes as well as frequent disasters. AOGEOSS, co-led by Australia, China and Japan, intends to establish an effective cooperation framework at regional level and promote the Earth observation capacity of Asia-Oceania countries to confront the challenges which pose a risk to the attainment of sustainable development.
Figure: key activities & governance: boxes with blue background represent existing AP activities; other boxes represent newly proposed ones.
Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, Laos