Ninth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas

Report of the Conference - New York, 10-14 August 2009

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The Conference was aimed to provide a regional forum where governmental officials, planners, scientists and experts from the Americas and other regions could meet to report on the efforts being accomplished in the development and implementation of national and regional spatial data infrastructures in the Americas and other parts of the world, and to address the common needs, problems and experiences in the field of cartography. Additional objectives were to report on the assessment of the status on the resolutions adopted at the Eighth Conference, and on the recent developments and contributions of geographical information in support of sustainable development. The Conference was attended by 81 representatives of 27 countries and 16 specialized agencies and international scientific organizations.



Work of technical committee I: Strategy, policy, economic and institutional issues, and spatial data infrastructures and their development in the Americas


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