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Fifth Plenary Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP &

UN-GGIM International Forum on Policy and Legal Framework for Geospatial Information

16 - 20 October 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A. List of Documents 

-Announcement Letter

-Draft Program

-Draft Provisional Agenda

-Record of Proceedings


B. The Fifth UN-GGIM-AP Plenary Meeting 

Adoption of Agenda and organizational matters

Executive Report of UN-GGIM-AP [Report | Presentation]

Report on UN-GGIM Activities

-Report from the UN-GGIM Secretariat: Making a difference [Presentation]

-Report from the UN-GGIM Working Group on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters

Strategic Framework on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters 2016-2030 [Presentation]

UN-GGIM Strategic Framework on Geosptial Information and Services for Disasters V.19 Sept 2016 [Document]

* Also available at the UNGGIM website and WG-Disasters google drive.

* Comments can be emailed to:, Dr. Peter Tiangco (Co-chair, Philippines) ;, Mr. Rohan Richards (Co-chair, Jamaica).

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Report from Liaison Organisations

-Land and Global Land Tool Unit, UN-Habitat [Presentation]

-UN-GGIM Academic Network [Presentation]

-UN-GGIM Private Sector Network [Presentation]

Working Group Reports and Discussions 

-Working Group 1 on Geodetic Reference Framework [Report | Presentation | Discussion results]

-Working Group 2 on Disaster Risk Management [Report | Presentation | Discussion results]

 [Attached 1] Resolution of 20th UNRCC-AP & Work Plan of UNGGIM-AP WG2

 [Attached 2] Final Draft Report on WG 2 Questionnaire

 [Attached 3] Best Practices of WG 2 Questionnaire

 [Attached 4] WG 2 Questionnaire

-Working Group 3 on Regional SDI [Report | Presentation | Discussion results]

-Working Group 4 on Cadastre and Land Management [Report | Presentation | Discussion results]

 [Attached] WG 4 Survey Investigation Result of 1st and 2nd Questionnaires

Amendments to the Statutes of UN-GGIM-AP 

UN-GGIM International Forum on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Geospatial Information Management 

-Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Geospatial Information [PDF]

Resolutions of the Fifth UN-GGIM-AP Plenary Meeting [PDF]

Sixth UN-GIM-AP Plenary Meeting

-Dates : 17th~19th October, 2017

-Venue : Kumamoto City International Center, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

C. UN-GGIM International Forum on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Geospatial Information

Keynote Presentation: Greg Scott

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Session 2:

Session 3:

Session 4:

Session 5:

D. Side Events

UN-GGIM-AP Working Group 1 Workshop [Invitation | Program | Template]

Session 1 Status of Geospatial and Geodetic Infrastrusture in the Region

-Philippine Geodetic Infrastructure Status, Challenges and Future Direction [Presentation]

-Geospatial Data Infrastructure in Myanmar [Presentation]

-Geodetic Control Network / Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) in Brunei Darussalam [Presentation]

-The Status of Geodetic / Geospatial Data Infrastructure in Thailand [Presentation]

-Geodetic & Geospatial Infrastructure/Systems in Sarawak [Presentation]

-Geospatial Data Infrastructure in Indonesia [Presentation]

-Status of Thailand’s Geospatial Data Infrastructure and Systems (National Geo-informatics Infrastructure Service: NGIS Map Portal )  [Presentation]

-Geodetic Network in Cambodia [Presentation]

-Geodetic Network of Vietnam [Presentation]

Session 2 Why Geospatial and Geodetic Infrastructure?

-Mr. Greg Scott, Inter-regional Advisor, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Statistic Division: Why Geospatial / Geodetic Infrastructure? [Presentation]

-Mr. Andy Wilson, Ordnance Survey Internatioanl, United Kingdom: The Benefits of Spatially Connected Government [Presentation]

-Mr. Teo Chee Hai, UN-GGIM Secretariat: Positioning Geospatial Information to Address Global Challenges [Presentation

Session 3 Reference Frames and GNSS CORS

-Dr. John Dawson, Chairman of UN-GGIM-AP WG1: Reference Frames and GNSS CORS [Presentation]

-Mr. Sohaime Rasidi, Director of Geodetic Survey Divison, JUPEM: Current Status of the Geocentric Datum of Malaysia 2000 (GDM2000) [Presentation]

Session 4 Modernisation of Geospatial and Geodetic Infrastructure

-Mr. Basara Miyahara, Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, Japan: GEONET -CORS Network of Japan [Presentation]

-Prof. Yamin Dang, Director of the Institute of Geodesy and Geodynamics, CASM, China: National GNSS/BDS CORS Services in China [Presentation]

-Mrs. Amy Peterson, Senior Surveyor NT Government of Austrilia, DIPL Land Information Survey, Australia: Modernising the Northern Territory’s GRS [Presentation]

Session 5 The Role of Organisaitons and Sectors

-Mr. Hj Mohammad Azmi bin Hj Mohd Zin, ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics: The Role of Organizations and Sectors [Presentation]

-Dr, John Dawson, Chairman of UN-GGIM-AP WG1: The Role of the UN-GGIM-AP [Presentation]

-Mr. Rob Sarib, FIG AP CDN Chair: FIG AP CDN on Geospatial / Geodetic Infrastructure Modernistaion [Presentation]

-Mr. Neil Ashcroft, Manufactures and Commercial Sector: Role of Manufacturers to support Geodetic Infrastructure [Presentation]

Session 6 Workshop - Modernising Regional Geospatial and Geodetic Infrastructure

-Mr. Villiami Folau, Pacific Geospatial Surveying Council, Tonga: Pacific Geospatial and Surveying Council (PGSC) [Presentation]

UN-GGIM-AP Working Group 4 Workshop [Invitation | Schedule]

-Awareness Event on Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) 1.4 [Presentation]

-Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration: Guiding Principles [Presentation]

UN-GGIM WG on the Trends in National Institutional Arrangements in Geospatial Information Management [Invitation]

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