The Marine Spatial Data Infrastructures in the South West Pacific Region was created with the propose to promote the sustainable development and use of the oceans, seas and inland waters in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The SWPHC MSDI effort is based on the 9 Strategic Pathways from the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management, Integrated Geospatial Information Framework. (UN-GGIM IGIF) - https://ggim.un.org/IGIF/overview
The SWPHC MSDIWG is a subsidiary body of IHO’s regional South West Pacific Hydrographic Commission (SWPHC). Its work is subject to SWPHC approval.
Chair: Helen Phillips, UK Hydrographic Office Vice Chair: Paul Sliogeris, Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation Members: Australia (Paul Sliogeris – Director Maritime Data Infrastructure, AHO) – paul.sliogeris(*)defence.gov.au France (Yves-Marie Tanguy - SHOM's new Head of Pacific Survey Unit) – yves-marie.tanguy(*)shom.fr New Zealand (Rachel Gabara - LINZ NZHA Manager Hydrographic Data and Products) – rgabara(*)linz.govt.nz PNG (Nicholas Pion) – National Maritime Safety Authority PNG - npion(*)nmsa.gov.pg Tonga (Mafoa Peninoni - Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources) – Penisonim(*)gmail.com USA (Sarah Orantes) – National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency – Sarah.E.Orantes(*)nga.mil USA (Jace H Ebben) – National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency – jace.h.ebben(*)nga.mil
1st Meeting - 3 February 2021
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