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Small Flag of the United Nations ZP.svg Operational Satellite Applications Programme
Org type Specialized Agency
Acronyms UNOSAT
Head Francesco Pisano[1]
Status Active
Established 2000[1]
Website www.unosat.org

UNOSAT is the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme, implemented in co-operation with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). The programme, created in 2000 provides satellite solutions to relief and development organisations and comprises UN fieldworkers, satellite imagery experts, geographers, geologists, development experts, database programmers and internet communication specialists. Their stated mission is "to deliver integrated satellite-based solutions for human security, peace and socio-economic development, in keeping with the mandate given to UNITAR by the UN General Assembly since 1963".[2]

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