Notice on the Course on International Cooperation on Space Law and Policy

2018-11-09  Share


       At the invitation of the Centre, Dr. Sergio Camacho, former Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) will visit the Centre and give courses on International Cooperation on Space Law and Policy from November 11 to 24.


Location:

International SchoolIS, Beihang University


The curriculum is as follows:

International Cooperation on Space Law and Policy

Date

Time

Venue

Nov. 13

(Tuesday)

09:00-12:00

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space & its Legal Subcommittee

The Outer Space Treaties

General Assembly resolutions, Principles and non-binding guidelines

National regulations and commercialization

IS501

Nov. 15 (Thursday)

14:00-18:00

International Law

Legal aspects of remote sensing/GIS, satellite meteorology and global climate + international law

IS505

Nov. 16

(Friday)

09:00-12:00

Legal aspects of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) + international law

IS505

Nov. 20

(Tuesday)

09:00-12:00

UNISPACE+50 and space governance

o Legal regime of outer space and global space governance: current and future perspectives

o Global development agendas and the Space 2030 Agenda

IS501

Nov. 21 (Wednesday)

14:00-17:00 (including the exam)

Review of course material

Exam

IS505



Dr. Sergio Camacho

Dr. Sergio Camacho is a former Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), a post that he held from 2002 to 2007. He has worked in space-related capacity building, the organization of the Third United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE III) and in implementing the recommendations of UNISPACE III. Highlights of the implementation of those recommendations which he supported have been, the establishment of the Space Generation Advisory Council (2002), the establishment of the International Committee on GNSS (2005), the establishment in 2006 of the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)and in 2014, as a delegate of Mexico to COPUOS, the establishment of the International Asteroid Warning Network (IAWN) and the Space Mission Planning Advisory Group (SMPAG). He was appointed as Visiting Professor by Law School of Beihang University in 2016.