the geo cape town ministerial summit "earth observation for sustainable growth and development" 30 november 2007, cape town – south africa

Environmental changes ónatural and human inducedó are having a significant, and increasingly destructive impact on our planet, our economies, and our social well-being. Sustainable growth and development of nations and economies requires coordinated, comprehensive and sustained Earth observations for early warning, informed policies, and effective decision making.

The Summit will be the opportunity for:

  • Ministers to be informed on the early progress made in the implementation of the GEOSS and against the GEO 10-Year Implementation Plan;
  • Bringing emerging priorities to the attention of the Ministers;
  • Engaging the commitment of Ministers to endorse The Declaration of Cape Town.

For further information please contact:
GEO Secretariat
7 bis, avenue de la Paix ï Case postale 2300
CH-1211 Geneva 2 ï Switzerland
tel: +41 22 730 8505 ï fax: +41 22 730 8520 ï


Author: EARSC

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