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United Nations/United Arab Emirates High Level Forum "Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development"

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The Forum will open with a High Level Panel debate on the role of space science and technology in fostering global development, bringing together decision-makers and experts, and will continue with the four breakout sessions on Space Economy, Space Society, Space Accessibility and Space Diplomacy. The Forum's recommendations and conclusions will be included in the Dubai Declaration to be adopted by the Forum.

Expected outcomes of the Forum include:

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15/11/2015 to 17/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 30/09/2015

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Dubai

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  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates

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USA and UAE Space Agency announce bilateral space cooperation

UAE from Space (Image: NASA)

From 16 to 20 March 2015, officials from several departments and agencies of the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency met in Washington D.C. to review a broad list of potential areas of space cooperation.

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Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:33

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UAE celebrates five years of DubaiSat-1

Dubai from Space

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) celebrates the fifth anniversary of the 2009 launching of DubaiSat-1.

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Wed, 13/08/2014 - 16:04

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UAE: First Arab-made satellite to be launched in 2017

Dubai seen from Space by ESA astronaut André Kuipers on the ISS.

On 29 December 2013, UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced that the UAE will launch the first satellite fully built and manufactured in 2017 launching its executive phase. Khalifa Sat will be build under the responsibility of the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST).

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Thu, 02/01/2014 - 10:54

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U.A.E. Ministry of the Interior as Principle Member of OGC

The U.A.E. Ministry of the Interior, represented by Abu Dhabi Police GIS Center for Security, has become a Principal Member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to chair a new, planned international OGC Law Enforcement and Public Safety Working Group.

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Tue, 27/03/2012 - 12:41

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UAE to chair World Radiocommunication Conference

The United Arab Emirates, represented by Tarek Al Awadhi, Head of the Spectrum & International Affairs Section at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRI), was selected as a chair of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) which opened in Geneva today. This is the first time the UAE has chaired the conference since joining in 1972.

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Tue, 24/01/2012 - 16:35

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EIAST experts highlight contributions to space technology and global applications at Global Space and Satellite Forum

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) highlighted its contributions to space technology and the regional and global applications of its services at the Global Space & Satellite Forum (GSSF) held from May 9 to 11 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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Thu, 12/05/2011 - 10:28

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UAE space sector provides a new common ground

Speaking during the first panel session of the Global Space and Satellite Forum 2011 (GSSF), Ahmed Al Mansoori, Director General, Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology, today emphasised the impact of satellite technology across urban planning,

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Mon, 09/05/2011 - 17:20

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DubaiSat-1 images help UN efforts in Japan

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology (EIAST), the UAE’s premier scientific and technology organisation, has provided recent images of Japan from its UAE-owned and operated DubaiSat-1 satellite. The images of the tsunami and earthquake struck cities were provided to the United Nations Platform for

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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:39

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DubaiSat-1 successfully launched

Engineers were celebrating the successful launch of the UAE's first government satellite last night. DubaiSat-1 took off on a Dnepr rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan last night on schedule at 10.46 UAE time.

Images from DubaiSat-1 can be used for a variety of applications from urban development, scientific research, telecommunications, transportation to civil engineering and constructions, mapping and GIS. (Source: EIAST)

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Mon, 10/08/2009 - 22:45

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