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United Nations Endorsement of GDIN

 

The UN General Assembly Endorsed GDIN in paragraph 8 of UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/54/233.

Recalls the consideration of natural disasters contained in the report of the Third UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, held in Vienna from 19-30 July, 1999, and encourages further use of space-based technologies for the prevention, mitigation and management of natural disasters, noting in this regard, the establishment of the Global Disaster Information Network.