INTRODUCTION

The Secretariat of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) and the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP), in collaboration with the Government of Malaysia, through the Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM), will jointly organise and host the UN-GGIM International Forum on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Geospatial Information Management, in conjunction with the Fifth UN-GGIM-AP Plenary Meeting at Park Royal Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 17th -20th October 2016. In order to optimize the participation in this event, a few other activities related to United Nations will also be held as follows:

    i.Workshop on Geodetic Reference and Cadastre & Land Management;

    ii.Executive Board Meeting of UN-GGIM-AP

    iii.4th Divisonal Meeting of United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) Asia South East (ASE)