Director of International Programs
Sharafat Gadimova has got a diploma in information technology from the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy, Baku, Azerbaijan, and a Master’s Degree in building remote sensing and geographic information systems from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. Previously she worked for the Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency and the Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, the Russian Federation, as a researcher. Since 2004 she has been with the United Nations Office at Vienna. S. Gadimova is involved in the organization of the United Nations activities related to global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), particularly the development of the International Committee on GNSS (ICG) and the United Nations-affiliated Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education.