UN-SPIDER co-organizes International Charter training in Beijing

On 10 September 2019, 60 participants of the ninth annual UN-SPIDER Beijing conference and officials from Chinese government organizations attended the International Charter “Space and Major Disasters” project manager training.

The training was co-organized by the UN-SPIDER Beijing office and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC) and hosted at the facilities of NDRCC in Beijing. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) supported the training in the capacity of member of the International Charter. The training was conducted by experts from the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) of France and the Center for Resources Satellite Data and Applications (CRESDA) of China.

The unique feature of this project manager training was that several disaster management officials of several developing countries attended the training and understood importance of the International Charter in their functions.