UAE participates in the 11th meeting of Arab Committee of UN Experts on Geospatial Information Management

UAE participates in the 11th meeting of Arab Committee of UN Experts on Geospatial Information Management



The meeting will be held for five days, from February 4-8, 2024. Welcoming 14 delegates from Arab countries, along with officials from the United Nations, international geospatial information institutions, and some of the sector's most prominent international experts. Abu Dhabi, UAE: The UAE, represented by the Federal Geographic Information Center (FGIC), participated in the 11th meeting of the Arab Committee of the United Nations Experts on Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM). The meeting, held in Qatar's capital, Doha, from February 4 to 8, witnessed the participation of 14 Arab delegations and various officials from the United Nations and international institutions. Additionally, a notable assembly of international experts in the field of geospatial information management was present. His Excellency Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Thani Al-Romaithi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Geographic Information Center, led the UAE delegation. During his speech, His Excellency stressed the importance of exchanging experiences and practices in the field of geospatial information management among member states. He also emphasized the significance of providing the opportunity to learn about the experiences of regional and international entities specialized in this field. His Excellency also emphasized the Center’s role in supervising the management and organization of the geospatial