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15 02, 2015

Welcome, Bangladesh!

By |February 15th, 2015|0 Comments

We are happy that Bangladesh is joining the activities of the International Map Year. acts as the contact person. We are looking forward to the cooperation!

Bangladesh is the 14th country in our list of participating nations. You are also interested in setting up a national committee? Please find all details here.

19 12, 2014

IMY on Czech TV

By |December 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Vit Vozenilek

Vit Vozenilek talking about the International Map Year on Czech TV

On November 20, IMY was presented in a 5 minutes long section on the Czech national TV channel. Click here to see the program, the section on IMY starts at 4:00min.

19 12, 2014

Maps on stamps

By |December 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Examples for maps on stamps

Examples for maps on stamps. Will there be an IMY stamp soon?


A discussion on maps on stamps has been going on  in co-operation with the CartoPhilatelic Society and the Universal Postal Union. If you want more information on how to support maps on stamps for celebarating IMY, please contact the IMY Working Group member .

The ICA liaison report to ISO/TC 211, Geographic information, Shenzhen, China, can be found here.

Bengt Rystedt

28 08, 2014

International Map Year 2015–2016 endorsed by the UN

By |August 28th, 2014|2 Comments

UNGGIMIt is my sincere pleasure to inform you, that at the fourth session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management at the UN Headquarters in New York 6.-8. August 2014 the ICA Initiative on an International Map Year 2015/16 was positively discussed.

It says in the resolution:

The Committee of Experts […] endorsed the International Map Year 2015-2016, as proposed by the International Cartographic Association (ICA), as a valuable means to promote the importance of maps and geospatial information globally.
GGIM Report on the fourth session (6–8 August 2014)

With this we have reached a most prominent framework for the planned acitivities and I invite all members of the ICA family to consider their active participation.

Georg Gartner
President of the International Cartographic Association