UNOOSA

UNGA Fourth Committee discusses UN-SPIDER programme

The United Nations Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly

The United Nations Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly (Special Political and Decolonization) met on 15 October 2014 for a panel discussion on international cooperation on the peaceful uses of outer space and to begin its annual debate on the agenda item.

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Thu, 16/10/2014 - 14:21

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About UNOOSA

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is the United Nations office responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. UNOOSA serves as the secretariat for the General Assembly's only committee dealing exclusively with international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space: the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).

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UN/Austria Symposium on Space Science and the United Nations

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Symposium will discuss the future role of space science under the framework of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications and compile a preliminary list of possible actions and activities that could be conducted under the leadership of the United Nations or in cooperation with other relevant entities.

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47

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15

Date: 

22/09/2014 to 24/09/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 20/07/2014

Venue: 

Space research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Venue City: 

Graz

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA, United Nations Programme on Space Applications, United Nations General Assembly.

Co-organisers: 

Government of Austria, Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), European Space Agency (ESA).

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14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting held in New York

The 14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting was held in New York

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) held its 14th Plenary Meeting in New York from 14 to 16 May 2014, co-chaired by UNOOSA and UNDSS (Department for Safety and Security). The event was organized back-to-back with the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space).

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 10:26

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41

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-74
Wed, 05/21/2014

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UN-Space: 34th UN Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

The meeting included an open session for Member States and stakeholders

On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space). The meeting focused on the role of space-related activities in a context of the global development agenda.

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 10:10

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41

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-74
Wed, 05/21/2014

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Fifty-first session of COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The fifty-first session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space will be held from 10 -21 February 2014 at the United Nation Office at Vienna, Vienna International Center, Vienna, Austria.

All relevant documents and reports and further information are available from UNOOSA's website.

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Date: 

10/02/2014 to 21/02/2014

Venue: 

VIC

Venue City: 

Vienna

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA

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Global Space Applications Conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This Conference will provide an excellent introduction cutting-edge satellite-based applications. The panel represents the global satellite-based services stakeholders community - presentatives of the major space agencies,industry, governments, academia and NGOs. The programm enables in depth discussion of experiences, ideas, roadmaps and future opportunities for usage of satellite-based applications.

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49

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2

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Date: 

02/06/2014 to 04/06/2014

Venue City: 

Paris

Venue: 

UNESCO Headquarters

Event Organisers: 

UNESCO, International Astronautical Federation

Co-organisers: 

UNESCO, International Astronautical Federation

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Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2012 Fifty-fifth session

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The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 ( resolution 1472 (XIV)) to review the scope of international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space, to devise programmes in this field to be undertaken under United Nations auspices, to encourage continued research and the dissemination of information on outer space matters, and to study legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

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48

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16

Date: 

06/06/2013 to 15/06/2013

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

Vienna International Center

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA

Language of event: 

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United Nations COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 2013 Fiftieth session

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The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was established in 1958. Its Scientific and Technical Subcommittee holds an annual session in Vienna, Austria.

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48

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16

Date: 

11/02/2013 to 22/02/2013

Venue City: 

Vienna

Venue: 

Vienna International Center

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Typhoon Bopha: UN-SPIDER facilitates acquisition of satellite data

Based on a communication with the Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Pacific Office, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER today requested the activation of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" to assess the damage caused by Super Typhoon Bopha that hit the island nation Palau on early morning of 3 Dec 2012.

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Short title: 

Typhoon Bopha: International Charter activated

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Mon, 03/12/2012 - 14:24

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8

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135
Mon, 12/03/2012

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