Dorine Burmanje, CEO Kadaster, the Netherlands, appointed as co-chair GGIM
In the 7th session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) starting on the 2nd of August, Dorine Burmanje CEO of Kadaster, the Netherlands, was appointed co-chair. She was nominated by GGIM: Europe. Together with the already appointed co-chairs, mr Timothy Trainor (Americas) and mr Li Pengde (Asia/Pacific) she presides the session as well as shapes the direction of the GGIM initiative.
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.