Episode 89: Space Diplomacy- UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

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April 21, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Eastern Time
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About Episode 89

How does space fit into the international diplomatic framework of the UN? How do countries try to reach agreements on some of the biggest legal and technical issues in space? What are some of the greatest obstacles facing space diplomacy today? In this episode, Robin Dickey, policy analyst at the Center for Space Policy and Strategy, will interview Peter Martinez, executive director of the Secure World Foundation and the former chair of the UN COPUOS Working Group on the Long-Term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities. This episode will focus on the history of space diplomacy in COPUOS, some of the major current efforts to keep space safe and sustainable, and future challenges and opportunities for international space cooperation and diplomacy in the UN.