Vol.50-2-5 CONTENTS

Promotion of Global Mapping Project-Activities of the ISCGM Secretariat and Japanese Government-

Yoshihisa Hoshino*, Hiromichi Maruyama*, Hiroshi Masaharu*, Mitsuo Iwase*, Toru Nagayama**, Otohiko himizu* and Hidenori Fujimura*

* Geographical Survey Institute (GSI), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
    Kitasato-1, Tsukuba, 305-0811 Japan
** Policy Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT)
    2-1-3, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8918 Japan


With the participation of about 130 countries/regions, further promotion of Global Mapping was clearly supported at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. This paper summarizes the activities of ISCGM secretariat and the Japanese government on Global Mapping since the previous session of UNRCC-AP in 2000. The main issues are: activities at WSSD processes, cooperation with international partners, Global Mapping Partnership Program, capacity building, Global Mapping Forum, cooperation in data development and ISCGM activities.


1. Introduction
2. ISCGM Meetings
3. Activities at WSSD Processes and Their Result
4. Cooperation with Partnership Initiatives
5. Global Mapping Partnership Program and the 1ST Global Mapping Seminar in NAIROBI
  5.1 Global Mapping Partnership Program (GMPP)
  5.2 The 1ST Global Mapping Seminar in NAIROBI
6. Capacity Building for Developing Global Map
7. Global Mapping Forum
8. Support for Developing Global Map of Other Countries by JAPAN as a "Level A" Participating Country in Global Mapping
9. Future Activities