Important Information About the Summer Workshops

Dr Alan Belward (JRC) joins 2017 courses

March 4, 2017

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) confirmed contributing to ISEPEI courses in 2017. Dr Alan Belward, the Head of the Knowledge for Sustainable Development & Food Security Unit, will run a day long session within the course on "Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Water Management" on July 3-7th.  Dr Belward already participated to similar ISEPEI's courses in 2016 with a series of very succesfull presentations and practical exercises on remote sensing and sattelite technologies.

ISEPEI Announces Call for Applications for 2017 Summer Workshops

January 29, 2017

ISEPEI has opened the Call for Applications for its upcoming "Bridging ICTs and Environment" workshops in July 2017. The events aim to improve data-driven decision-making by keeping professionals worldwide up-to-date on the latest advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their potential use in a wide variety of public policy applications.

Video Release: "Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction" workshop, July 2016

November 24, 2016

ISEPEI is proud to announce the release of our new video, produced by CEU, summarizing last year workshop experience. The video was filmed during the ISEPEI’s 2016 ICT training “Innovations in Disaster Risk Management” conducted in cooperation with UNDP. Based on both UNDP and other DRR expert's experience, this workshop highlighted recent innovative advances in ICTs and how they are empowering both decision-makers and citizens in managing disaster risks and providing more effective disaster response. 

ISEPEI summer workshops ended

July 16, 2016

ISEPEI hosted successful series of environmental professional workshops aimed to improve data-driven decision-making and present the latest advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), and their application to various fields.

"Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction" workshop opening

July 11, 2016

CEU and UNDP continues professional training program through the ISEPEI project on recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and how they are empowering both decision-makers and citizens to play a proactive role in managing disaster risks and providing more effective disaster response.

Livestream from the workshop on geospatial technologies

July 8, 2016

The "Geospatial Technolgies and Remote Sensing for Monitoring SDGs" workshop is coming to an end. On the final day our participants from worldwide international organizations are presenting case studies on the Practical Information and Communications Technologies Application. Please join us and view the livestream from Central European University:

Towards sustainable development through geospatial technologies and remote sensing

July 5, 2016

July 4, 2016 marked the beginning of the "Geospatial technologies and remote sensing for monitoring SDGs" summer workshop. Organized by Syslab within the ISEPEI Project in cooperation with CEU SUN, UNOOSA, DG Joint Research Centre and ESRI, the workshop aims to provide in-service education and professional training for environmental decision-makers and practitioners, who are in a position to greatly benefit from this data revolution to better shape management strategies and to make more informed, data-driven decisions.

JRC and CEU Initiate Scientific Cooperation

June 29, 2016

Followed by the signing of MoU, CEU Environmental Systems Laboratory in cooperation with JRC is organizing summer workshops run through the ISEPEI project. JRC experts will contribute to “Geospatial Technologies and Remote Sensing for Monitoring SDGs” and “Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction” workshops, by presenting latest programs’ impact on monitoring of multilateral environmental agreements, Global Human Settlement Layers, as well as innovative and concrete tools for implementing Sendai Indicators.

July 4th, Geospatial talks at CEU

June 28, 2016

The CEU Environmental Systems Laboratory cordially invites to the series of presentations on
“Geospatial technologies and remote sensing for monitoring sustainable development goals”

July 4th
CEU Auditorium, Budapest

Syslab in cooperation with CEU SUN, UNOOSA, DG Joint Research Centre and ESRI continues professional training program on using geospatial technologies for evidence based decision and policy making.

ISEPEI at Expert Meeting on Space-based Applications at WMO

May 18, 2016

Viktor Lagutov contributed to the Expert Meeting on the Benefits of Space-based Applications for Environmental Monitoring and Humanitarian Affairs for Geneva-based UN and other International Organizations Co-hosted by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). The meeting was held at the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Headquarters in Geneva on 11-13 May, 2016.

Given the current uncertainty about how the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds (see updates here:, we kindly ask you for some patience until about April 15, when we will have a clearer picture of the situation in Hungary and worldwide. On April 15th, we will inform you about the status of your application and whether we can hold the summer school as planned. 

Stay safe!