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!
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.
It 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.
President of the International Cartographic Association