[CODATA-international] UN-GGIM The Future Trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Fri Oct 23 06:05:56 EDT 2020

The United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) aims at playing a leading role in setting the agenda for the development of global geospatial information and to promote its use to address key global challenges. It provides a forum to liaise and coordinate among Member States, and between Member States and international organizations. Details at https://ggim.un.org<https://ggim.un.org/>

'The Future Trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision – Third Edition, August 2020’  by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management is now published at


The section on Open Science might be of interest. I wish to thank all colleagues who contribute to open education and open geospatial science [1] for bridging the geospatial digital divide. [2],[3],[4]

I am grateful to everyone working to make geoeducation and digital economy opportunities available for everyone.

Best wishes,


Dr. Suchith Anand

Chief Scientist

Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition


[1] https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/open-geospatial-science/

[2] https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/applying-open-principles-in-geospatial-education-to-enable-the-right-to-benefit-from-scientific-progress/

[3] https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/sharing-the-digital-economy-with-everyone/

[4] https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/please-share-geoforall-teaching-research-resources-colleagues-students/

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