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Security, Safety, Sustainability: Promoting Good Behaviour in Outer Space

9 December 2019 - 8 h 00 min - 19 h 00 min

Security, Safety, Sustainability: Promoting Good Behaviour in Outer Space

Objective: Exchange of views and information on national, regional and global initiatives to promote the preservation of safe, secure and sustainable space environment and the peaceful use of outer space on an equitable and mutually acceptable basis, with a view to feed into a voluntary instrument to establish standards of responsible behaviour across the full range of space activities and related challenges.

 

08:45 – 09:00 Introduction and Welcoming Remarks

Carine Claeys, Special Envoy for Space, European External Action Service

Xavier Pasco, Director, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, France

 

09:00 – 11:00 Session 1: The Legal and Political Environment

Chair: Sergio Marchisio, Chairman, European Centre for Space Law

Speakers:

–              Nathalie Le Cam, policy and legal officer, Space Task Force, European External Action Service

–              Andre João Rypl, Chair, UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Brazil

–              David Kuan-Wei Chen, Executive Director, McGill Centre for Research in Air and Space Law, Canada

–              Daniel Porras, Space Security Fellow, UNIDIR

 

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break

 

11:15 – 13:00 Session 2: National Policies and International Implications

Chair: Petr Havlik, Space Policy Officer, Space Task Force, European External Action Service

Speakers:

–              Xavier Pasco, Director, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, France

–              Mariel Borowitz, Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

–              Shang Zhen, Councellor and Legal Advisor, Mission of China to the EU

 

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

 

14:15 – 16:15 Session 3: Knowledge and Monitoring of the Space Environment

Chair: Jana Robinson, Space Security Program Director, The Prague Security Studies Institute

Speakers:

–              Sabine Lecrenier, HoU Space policy, European Commission

–              Daniel Oltrogge, Director, Center for Space Standards and Innovation, Analytical Graphics, Inc., USA

–              Christine Leurquin, VP, Institutional Relations, SES SA, Belgium

–              Jean-François Bureau, Vice-President, Eutelsat, France

 

16:15 – 16:30 Coffee break

 

16:30 – 18:30 Session 4: Challenges and Opportunities for International Regulation

Chair: Paul Wohrer, Research fellow, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, France

Speakers:

–              Patricia Lewis, Research Director, Chatham House, UK

–              Niklas Hedman, Chief, UNOOSA’s Committee, Policy and Legal Affairs Section

–              Regina Peldszus, Co-Chair, EU SST Consortium

–              Jean-Jacques Tortora, Director, European Space Policy Institute, Austria

–              Smita Jha, Senior Partner, Mazars, India

 

18:30 – 18:40

Concluding Remarks

Benjamin Hautecouverture, Senior research fellow, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, France

Georgios Kritikos, Deputy Head of Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Division, European External Action Service

Details

Date:
9 December 2019
Time:
8 h 00 min - 19 h 00 min
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