Professor Onsrud addresses Legal and Policy Challenges regarding Resilience and Sustainability at United Nations

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN‐GGIM) addresses global challenges regarding the use of geospatial information and serves as a body for global policymaking in the field of geospatial information management. At a forum on August 5, 2019 at the United Nations in New York prior to the opening of the annual meeting of UN-GGIM, Professor Harlan Onsrud addressed the topic of “Legal and Policy Challenges in Support of Resilience and Sustainability.” Among audience members in the forum included national delegates to UN‐GGIM and members of the UN-GGIM Academic Network

An open access book was also released at the meeting to which Professor Onsrud contributed an invited chapter on “Legal and Policy Paths for Effective Sustainable Development.” For the full text see, Onsrud, Harlan, Legal and Policy Paths for Effective Sustainable Development in “Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma: Land and Geospatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2019