Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development (GGRF) resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly
The first geospatial resolution was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, on Thursday 26th February 2015.
The Permanent Mission of Fiji, the lead sponsor made their deliberation of the Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development (GGRF) resolution. The resolution, which was co-sponsored by 52 Member States, has now been adopted.
The Global Geodetic Reference Frame is fundamental for monitoring changes to the Earth including the continents, ice caps, oceans and the atmosphere. It is also fundamental for mapping, navigation and universal timing.
UN GGRF related links and information:
The GGRF resolution is available in all UN official languages:http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/69/L.53
A dedicated UN GGRF website is now available: http://www.unggrf.org/
WG GGRF website:http://ggim.un.org/UN_GGIM_wg1.html
GGRF related tweets can be found: https://twitter.com/UNGGIM