Discover the EU international Partnerships Academy Podcast series on the European Space Programme

INTPA- formerly DevCo - provides access to online learning content to the public. Discover their podcasts on the European Space Programme and get insights into development works in that field as experienced by several experts.




The learning offer on the EU International Partnerships Academy is organised into different topics. The resources come in different methods, including e-learning courses, webinars, videos, podcasts and documents. All content in the Academy is free to use. Interested people simply have to enrol on a course and follow it to the full, and will be certified.
The resources about the European Space Program are under "Podcasts". One can also perform a search with the keyword "Space". 


EUMETSAT Copernicus GMES-Africa with Kwame Adu Agyekum, Mark Higgins and Vincent Gabaglio
This podcast features Dr. Kwame Adu Agyekum, Dr. Mark Higgins, and Dr. Vincent Gabaglio. Kwame works with GMES Africa, with the ECOWAS Coastal & Marine Resources Management Centre and the University of Ghana. Vincent and Mark work for EUMETSAT, or the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. In this podcast, they tell us how EUMETSAT works together with Copernicus to deliver satellite data across the world in a reliable manner, including to the West African region, where it can be used to monitor fishing waters and serve more uses than one might guess.
Duration: 57m

Galileo GNSS and EGNOS with Vera Pinto
This podcast features Vera Pinto from the Directorate-General Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) of the European Commission, who works on the Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System and explains, among other things, some of the differences between Galileo and GPS, and how since 2016 Galileo reduced time to get distress signal in search-and-rescue operations down from 4 hours to far less than 10 minutes.
Duration: 33m

Paul Kagame: Technology, digitalisation and social media
The overarching theme of the 2019 edition of the European Development Days was “Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind”. In this context, the use of technology, artificial intelligence and digital tools in the field of international cooperation and development was discussed with political figures, global influencers and humanitarian experts.
Duration: 10 min

The Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service with Cristina Ananasso
In this podcast, Cristina Ananasso (DG DEFIS) of the European Commission, who works on the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service, explains how this service has uses ranging from monitoring wildfires around the globe, all the way to providing data for apps that can tell allergy sufferers on which days pollen levels will be high.
Duration: 40 m

The Copernicus Climate Change Service with Francesca Somma
In this podcast, Francesca Somma from the Directorate-General Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) of the European Commission, who works on the Copernicus Climate Change Service, explains, among other things, how C3S collaborates with a great amount of (international) organisations such as ECMWF, EUMETSAT, and Mercator Ocean, and at the same time contributes to projects of DGs such as CLIMA, AGRI, MARE, SANTE, RTD, the European Environment Agency and many more.
Duration: 41 m

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service with Attilio Gambardella
In this podcast, Attilio Gambardella from the Directorate-General Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) of the European Commission, who works on the Copernicus Emergency Management Service, explains how this service can deliver data to aid in the short- and long-term, including in emergency responses, in preparedness, prevention, and recovery (on-the-map or mapping), and even in early warning systems.
Duration: 26 m

The Copernicus Land Monitoring Service with Michel Massart
In this podcast, Michel Massart from the Directorate-General Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) of the European Commission, who works on the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service, explains how this service has uses ranging from biomass estimation in Senegal (important for livestock, which in turn affects food security), to crop monitoring within and outside Europe (e.g. Niger, Kenya), even to Botswana declaring a drought emergency on the basis of CLMS data, helping to initiate donor support.
Duration: 41 m

The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring System with Fabienne Jacq
In this podcast, Fabienne Jacq from the Directorate-General Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) of the European Commission, who works on the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service explains, among other things, the difference between the blue ocean, white ocean, and green ocean, and the many products of CMEMS. This includes an explanation of how coastal ecosystem protection and marine weather forecast in Europe are being duplicated for the Indian Ocean region, and in many African regions.
Duration: 30m


Source

The European Commission


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  • The EU International Partnerships Academy?
    • For some years now, INTPA has provided access to its online learning content to the public. This has been part of an ongoing process of mutually opening learning opportunities with and to Member States and partners such as international organisations, civil society, partner countries, etc.  https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/intpa-academy/
  • Who is it for?
    • The Academy offers a learning management system and to run live online courses. The Academy is open to the wider international development community, as well as to everybody who is interested in the resources. 




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