Ms. Mazlan Othman Invited to Give Lectures at the Centre

2018-09-19  Share


At the invitation of the Centre, Ms. Mazlan Othman, Malaysian astrophysicist, academician of the Malaysian Academy of Sciences, Fulbright Scholar of the Institute of Space Law of the George Washington University (GWU), and former Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) visited the Centre from September 16th to 19th. She gave lectures on “Hot Issues on Space Law and Policy ”, which attracted Chinese and foreign teachers and students from different schools to listen.



      This lecture mainly focuses on the hot issues of outer space law. It also introduces the work process of the UNOOSA and the programmatic document on the sustainable development of UNOOSA. The students who participated in the lectures said that the lectures were rich and diverse in content. Ms. Mazlan Othman explained profound theories in simple language, which enabled the students to have a deeper understanding of the frontier issues such as international space cooperation. At the same time, their thinking was inspired and they gained a lot.This lecture mainly focused on the hot issues of outer space law. It also introduced the work process of the UNOOSA and the programmatic document on the sustainable development of UNOOSA. The students who participated in the lectures said that the lectures were rich and diverse in content. Ms. Mazlan Othman explained profound theories in simple language, which enabled the students to have a deeper understanding of the frontier issues such as international space cooperation. At the same time, their thinking was inspired and they gained a lot.




During the visit, Ms. Mazlan Othman visited the Centre and had in-depth exchanges with  Mr. Weng Jingnong, Executive Director of the Centre and Dean of the International School, Beihang University, on topics such as the construction and training programs of the “Space Technology Application”. Ms. Mazlan Othman actively affirmed the initiative of Alliance of UN Affiliated Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education (ARC) and hoped that the Regional Centres would use ARC as a link to build platforms and share resources to better contribute to the enhancement of space technology application capabilities in developing countries.
      During her stay in Beijing, Ms. Mazlan Othman also had extensive exchanges with Mr. Wu Yanhua, Deputy Director of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), and Mr. Wu Zhijian, Chairman of the China Space Foundation, on issues of international space development, international cooperation, space education and aerospace science.