On 2 February 2015 the 52nd session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) opened at the Vienna International Centre. The session will last until 13 February 2015. One of its key topics will be the long-term sustainability of outer space activities, which generally play an important role in contributing to the post-2015 agenda process.
Today, the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), will conclude in Vienna, Austria. It took place from 3 to 5 November 2014.
The conference brought together participants from governments of LLDCs, transit developing countries, donor countries, UN and other international organizations and the private sector to outline the next post-2015 development agenda for the LLDCs.
VIENNA, 12 June (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) concluded its fifty-fourth session and its deliberations over ways and means to maintain outer space for peaceful purposes and to ensure that space technology and its applications continue to benefit many areas critical to all humanity.