[OSGeo Africa] GEO to Keep Unleashing the Power of Open Data Mandate Unanimously Endorsed for Another 10 Years .

Aslam Parker APARKER at ruraldevelopment.gov.za
Mon Jan 20 04:04:58 PST 2014

Geneva, 17 January 2014 – In Geneva today, the Group on Earth
Observations (GEO) received unanimous endorsement to unleash the power
of open data for a second decade. 
There was agreement to continue building on the organization's first 10
years of pioneering environmental advances, which are designed to
improve the quality of life of people everywhere. Fueled by open data,
GEO's efforts are now evident in most regions of the world. GEO is
comprised of 90 member nations, the European Commission and 77
Participating Organizations.

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