World-Wide Human Geography Data (WWHGD) Working Group June 2012
Agenda WWHGD Working Group Vision Mission Objectives Theme Areas Human Security Taxonomy – Data Framework WWHGD Working Group Activities WWHGD website
Vision “We need foundation data globally on human geography in order to understand people to support humansecurity, humanitarian assistance / disasterrelief and emergency preparedness, response and recovery”
Human Geography DataIt is data about why people do what they do where they do it.
Political Stability Humanitarian Nation Recovery Assistance / and Disaster Relief Reconstitution Emerging Infections Education Disaster Risk Human Cultural Emergency Reduction Security Property Preparedness, Response and Communications Recovery Security Public Economics Health Ecosystem Infrastructure Services Transportation Security Security Water Food Security Security Energy SecurityMany Missions Enable Human Security and All Require Foundation Human Geography Data
Objectives Build voluntary partnerships/“community of the interested” across Human Geography data and mapping communities with the goal of promoting Human Security Document Human Geography data requirements, priorities, gaps Discover & Catalog Human Geography data sources and mapping efforts Facilitate sharing among Human Geography data and mapping communities Promote methodologies to build data sets at scales appropriate to end users.
Coordination Efforts Samples - Not All Inclusive
Human Security Taxonomy A list of data elements to be collected in preparation for a disaster. Incorporated “peer review” process Researched past Lessons Learned archives and studied existing humanitarian assistance data models. Contains 40 Foundation Layers A living document, open to feedback, and is a fundamental data framework within the WWHGD Working Group. “Helping nations help themselves”
First WWHGD MeetingHosted by USGS• Over 200 participants representing over 100 Organizations throughout: • DoD • Civilian Agencies • UN • Academia • Private Industry • Special guests from S. Sudan• Over 150 disks of UN data distributed• Climate Change and African Political Stability Program and South Sudan data made available
First Data Give Away…UNdata (data.un.org) – 32 databases/60 million records publicly availableDataset SourceGreenhouse Gas Inventory Data UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Human Development Indices UN Development Program (UNDP)Indicators of Women and Men UN Statistics Division (UNSD)International Homicide Data UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)Key indicators of the Labor Market International Labour Organization (ILO)OECD Data Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)World Contraceptive Use UN Population Division (UNPD)World Fertility Data UN Population Division (UNPD)World Marriage Data UN Population Division (UNPD)World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Data International Telecommunications Union (ITU)World Tourism Data World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)UNHCR Statistical Database UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)Commodity Trade StatisticsDatabase UN Statistics Division (UNSD)Energy Statistics Database UN Statistics Division (UNSD)Environment Statistics Database UN Statistics Division (UNSD)FAO Data Food and Agriculture Division (FAO)Global Indicator Database UN Statistics Division (UNSD)INDSTAT UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)Industrial Commodity Statistics Database UN Statistics Division (UNSD)International Financial Statistics International Monetary Fund (IMF)LABORSTA International Labour Organization (ILO)Millennium Development Goals Database UN Statistics Division (UNSD)National Accounts Estimates of Main Aggregates UN Statistics Division (UNSD)National Accounts Official Country Data UN Statistics Division (UNSD)The State of the World’s Children UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Green – CompleteUIS Data Centre UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UNESCO UIS) Black – In WorksUNAIDS Data Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)UNSD Demographic Statistics UN Statistics Division (UNSD)WHO Data World Health Organization (WHO)World Development Indicators The World Bank (WB)WMO Standard Normals World Meteorological Organization (WMO)World Population Prospects UN Population Division (UNPD)
Future WWHGD WG Meetings 27 June 2012 – World Bank in Washington, DC focused on data and mapping associated with Economics and Livelihood 27 July 2012 – San Diego State University focused on data and mapping associated with Natural Disasters and Climate Fall 2012 – Tentative – National Defense University focused on data and mapping associated with Communications and Groups Winter 2012 – Tentative – SOUTHCOM focused on data and mapping associated with Transportation
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