Sixth Meeting of UN-GGIM: Africa Regional Committee
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 to Friday, December 4, 2020

The main aim of the meeting is to review progress achieved on the recommendations and actions of UN-GGIM: Africa previous meetings. The meeting will act as a platform for reviewing and sharing knowledge and best practices on the development of geospatial information in the continent; raising awareness on the benefits to be derived through the utilization of geospatial information for the sustainable development; looking at  policies, measures and steps that African countries could take to ensure a successful implementation of the UN-GGIM initiative in the region; promoting networking among institutions and practitioners in geoinformation and generate synergy at national level to facilitate its management as well as ensuring linkages with partners and other regional subcommittees within the context of COVID-19 pandemic.

The meeting outcomes shall contribute to consolidate the consensus and drive the political will in leveraging the enabling capabilities of geospatial information technology to meet African development agenda and in support of the emerging global challenges.