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  • Focus on the SCO France 1st Quarterly

    On Tuesday, June 1st, the SCO France inaugurated its Quarterly, a dynamic and regular meeting to increase the synergy between projects and their actors. Here is a review of this first session, held in virtual format.

  • 4 new projects awarded the SCO International label

    In February 2021, the SCO International Labeling Committee had placed some projects "in the balance", asking the candidates concerned to mature their proposals. In early June, four of these projects were awarded the SCO label.

  • SCO Gabon: 1st workshop of implementation

    As announced in March, AGEOS is making every effort to implement the SCO Gabon as soon as possible. On May 18, 2021, the first national workshop for the implementation of the SCO Gabon was held in Libreville, in the auditorium of the Ministry of Water and Forests.

  • EducSCO to educate tomorrow's citizens

    Our future depends on our immediate reaction and on the actions of our future citizens, our children. In order to make them aware of climate change and the importance of changing our lifestyles, the EducSCO project addresses those who form them day after day: the teachers. Let's get to know this project better through the first training session.

  • ClimHealth step 1: demonstrator is online

    When a system works well, no need to reinvent the wheel, it is better to improve it. This is the challenge of the ClimHealth project, an environmental satellite information module that will be implemented on the DHIS2 global health monitoring system to analyze disease dynamics and develop early warning. Demonstration on leptospirosis in Yangon, Myanmar.

  • Freeze frame: the French Grand Ouest seen from the ISS

    Astronauts are in the best position to see how beautiful but fragile our Earth is. This superb view of the French territory, with Brittany region in the foreground, posted on Saturday, May 1, 2021 by Thomas Pesquet, is an example.

  • One-to-one with BRGM

    The word "earth" refers to our planet, its soil and subsoil, not to mention the fluids it contains. BRGM has developed a wealth of knowledge and skills that it shares within SCO France. Let's discover how this institution uses spatial data with Gilles Grandjean, Director of the scientific program on natural hazards and territorial resilience at BRGM.

  • SCO : 4 new members!

    International mobilisation to combat the impacts of climate change is growing. In less than three months, four nations have joined the SCO initiative. Welcome to Indonesia, Malta, Singapore and Russia!

  • One-to-one with the UNDP

    Through its activities, the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) – the United Nations’ main agency for development – helps to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in some 170 countries and territories. With shared values and ambitions, it is an enthusiastic member of the SCO, both as a user and a partner. Bertrand Frot, Deputy CIO of UNDP, tells us some "local stories" which, aided by the SCO, may benefit millions of people.

  • SCO France tops up with new projects

    In the first national application of the SCO, the French branch office presents a portfolio of 35 projects! Demonstrating remarkable mobilisation, the members of the CIO (Inter-Organisation Committee) met for the fourth time on 16 March 2021. On the agenda: a review of the international situation, a close-up of 2021 projects and the labelling method, creation of working groups and new meetings. Read on.