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UN-SPIDER Updates June 2019

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Wed, 03/07/2019
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We're glad to share with you the June 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates.

We would like to make use of this occasion to inform you about two upcoming UN-SPIDER conferences:

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The 60th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

60th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

The 60th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space will take place in Vienna from 7-16 June 2017. COPUOS was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 to govern the exploration and use of space for the benefit of all humanity: for peace, security and development.

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 14:36

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COPUOS concluded its 59th annual session at UNOV

59th session of COPUOS at UNOV

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) concluded its 59th annual session in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna. The Committee was set up by the General Assembly in 1959.

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Thu, 09/06/2016 - 09:20

STSC conducted its fifty-third session in Vienna

STSC conducts its fifty-third session in Vienna

The Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) conducted its annual session from 15 to 26 February 2016 in the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV),  to discuss relevant issues related to the scientific and technical aspects of space activities.

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Wed, 17/02/2016 - 18:37

Agreement between UNOOSA and the Swiss Government

Satellite image of the city of Geneva, Switzerland (Image: NASA)

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is pleased to announce an agreement with the Swiss Government to support the development of new initiatives to advance the use of space-based tools and technology in the various areas of work of Geneva-based United Nations entities, international organisations or non-governmental organisations.

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Fri, 28/08/2015 - 11:33

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UNOOSA presents WCDRR efforts to COPUOS STSC

Disasters such as floods affect thousands of people every year. Space-based information can help manage disaster risks.

UNOOSA presented its efforts related to the upcoming World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) during the fifty-second session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of COPUOS. The office presented its relevant activities during a symposium organised by Japan on the sidelines of STSC as well as in front of the plenary.

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Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:40

The UN and Disaster Risk Management

UN-SPIDER Updates July 2014

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Mon, 04/08/2014
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UN-SPIDER Updates June 2014

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Tue, 01/07/2014
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UN-SPIDER speaks at 57th session of COPUOS

Mr Luc St-Pierre presented the UN-SPIDER programme's recent activities to COPUOS

UN-SPIDER’s Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, addressed the attending delegations of the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) on 12 June 2014 in a technical presentation.

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Fri, 13/06/2014 - 09:11

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