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High Level Retreat with the United Nations, New York and the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT)

The two-day working session will take place on 26 and 27 February in New York and will focus upon formulating the vision and strategy for long-term crisis management information solutions as well as provide a forum for initial discussions to identify the high-level specifications for a comprehensive Crisis Information Management System (CIMS). Demonstrations of various solutions already in use in the field will be provided for comparative purposes.

  • Provide examples and demonstrations of different point solutions developed to assist in crisis information management.
  • Formulate the vision and strategy for long-term crisis management information solutions, including actors and responsibilities, roadmap for implementation and timeline.
  • Begin to identify the high-level specifications for a comprehensive CIMS, including actors and responsibilities, roadmap for implementation and timeline.