East Africa Locust outbreak - how can Earth observation contribute?


The EO4SD - Fragility, Conflict, and Security consortium completed a rapid evaluation to assess the use of EO data to detect the direct impact (damage) of the locust infestation on croplands in Ethiopia.

14 May 2020

Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration with the World Bank’s GEMS Initiative


On March 4, UNITAR, representing the EO4SD-Fragility, conflict and security consortium, met with representatives from the World Bank. 

18 March 2020

How Venezuelan migration is changing urban expansion in Cucuta, Colombia


Each day, the scene is the same: parents walking with their kids, even their pets, and a few belongings they can carry fleeing from Venezuela.


27 February 2020

New Online Course: How to Use Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) in Fragile Contexts


Wednesday 19 February, UNOSAT launched a new online course entitled “Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) in Fragile Contexts” developed under the scope of this project. 

20 February 2020

Successful results pave the way for the future


The Fragility, Conflict and Security consortium’s successes in its first year of activities pave the way for future achievements in the coming years.

19 September 2019

Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Bogotá


On the 9th and 10th July 2019, members of the Fragility, Conflict and Security (FCS) cluster organized and delivered a workshop on Earth observation technology and its application to support FCS activities. 

19 July 2019

Successful Training of Trainers


20 to 24 May in Geneva Switzerland, UNITAR-UNOSAT and UNITAR’s Peacekeeping Training Programme Unit delivered a training of trainers (ToT) to members of the Earth Observation for Sustainable Development Fragility, Conflict and Security (EO4SD Fragility

18 June 2019

Exploring new ways for EO to support countries affected by fragility


Representatives from The Fragility, Conflict and Security cluster participated at the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference in Washington D.C. 24-29 March 2019.

22 May 2019

Early trials


Service providers are currently planning the first trials aimed to demonstrate exactly how Earth Observation-based products can support development projects in states affected by fragility.

05 March 2019

Earth Observation technology to support development projects in states affected by fragility


The Fragility, Conflict and Security cluster explores the ways in which information based on Earth Observation (EO) can support development projects in states affected by fragility, conflict or viol

22 January 2019