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CARIGEO- Session 1: Sharing Knowledge and Best Practices

17 October 2023|Event

Organized by CARIGEO. This is a side event of the Tenth Session of UN-GGIM: Americas (17 to 20 October 17 2023).

CARIGEO, is a collaborative initiative that seeks to geospatially empower the countries and territories of the Caribbean to advance the greater use and sharing of geospatial and statistical information to support improved decision making for sustainable national and regional development.

17 Oct 2023

  • Welcome Remarks

    14:00 to 14:05

    - Simone Lloyd, UN-GGIM: Americas Vocal for the Caribbean

    • Audio of the event
  • Follow up to Saint Lucia Workshop

    14:05 to 14:25

    Objective: identify possible ways to move forward in advancing the national geospatial initiatives in the Caribbean based on the knowledge and tools acquired in the UN-IGIF Workshop in the Caribbean.

  • Sustainable funding for geospatial information management

    14:25 to 14:55

    Objective: To explore innovative and sustainable mechanisms for funding geospatial information development and management

  • Strengthening Public and Private Sector Partnerships: A Pathway to Sustainable Development

    14:55 to 15:25

    Objective: To delve into the significance, challenges, and potential of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in driving Geospatial Information Management sustainable development and growth.

  • Caribbean SIDS Capacity Development

    15:25 to 15:55

    The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) now supports a Capacity Development Network (CDN) for the Americas with foci in the Caribbean and Latin America. During this session, an update will be provided on the proposed Americas CDN Terms of Reference (TOR) as well as an update on planned activities specifically in the Caribbean and Mesoamerica (e.g., the Caribbean Plate).

    • Daniel R. Roman, International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
      Capacity Development in the Americas