World Data Center

World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development (hereinafter, the WDC-Ukraine) has been working in Ukraine since 2006 as a full-member of the World Data System (WDS) of the International Council for Science (ICSU). WDC-Ukraine specializes on providing interdisciplinary research of complex systems of different nature.

The WDC-Ukraine activities are focused on arrangements for access of Ukrainian scientific community to global information resources of the ICSU in Earth Sciences, Planetary and Space Physics and relevant related disciplines, as well as the collection and storage of global and regional data with significant value for research in the field of Sustainable Development and managerial decision-making.

WDC-Ukraine activities includes decision making support for long-term issues of society development in terms of its sustainability; informational support for estimations of sustainable development perspectives and implementation of sustainable development concept in higher education, business and politics.

News & Events

Greetings of professor Dr. Krzysztof Ostrowski


World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development congratulates professor Dr. Krzysztof Ostrowski, Prorector for Foreign Affairs of Pultusk Academy of Humanities, with his election as President of the Local - Global Relations Committee of International Political Science Association.

Memorandum of Cooperation with the Institute for Global Transformations


On February 13, 2017 at Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute Memorandum of cooperation between the Institute for Global Transformations, Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute and the World Data Center "Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development" was signed. The groups agreed to join efforts to implement joint projects in the modernization of the national economy, efficiency and quality of research results and implementation of the state policy of Ukraine. The first step will be cooperation in research activities with a view to finalizing the Economic Doctrine "Ukraine 2030", initiated by the Institute for Global Transformation.

Trainings for representatives of state authorities and potential users of space data from private sector


The current development of the country requires the use of new technologies and space monitoring of the Earth and geospatial data collection in order to meet social needs, national security and defense, as noted in the draft of Strategy space activities of Ukraine till 2022. In particular, works are realized to create the Ukrainian segment of the international aerospace systems using data monitoring, which in the future should be part of the common European Research Area in the field of remote sensing.