United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Legal Subcommittee: 2008
Forty-seventh session
(31 March-11 April 2008)

  

IISL/ECSL Symposium on "Legal Implications of Space Applications for Climate Change"

The Space Law Symposium on "Legal Implications of Space Applications for Climate Change", sponsored by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL), was held from 31 March to 1 April 2008. 

 

Day 1: Legal Implications of Space Applications for Climate Change: Principles and Rules
Chairman: Ambassador Peter Jankowitsch, Chair, Advisory Board, Austrian Aeronautics and Space Agency. Former Chairman of COPUOS
  Legal Features of the Climate Change Convention: from Kyoto to Bali
Gerhard Loibl,
The University of Vienna, Austria
Paper
Space Applications and Climate Change
Jorge Lafourcade
Paper
Legal Aspects of Cooperation for Space Monitoring of Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Monserrat Filho,
Brazilian Society of Space Law, Brazil
Powerpoint Presentation
Promoting Access to, and Exchange of, Data and Information related to Climate Change: the Legal Perspective
Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz,
The University of Mississippi School of Law, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Day 2: Legal Implications of Space Applications for Climate Change: Institutions and Instruments
Chairman: Sergio Marchisio, President, European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)
  Coordination Instruments and Satellite Observation of the Climate System: the Contribution of CEOS 
Evangelina Oriol Pibernat,
Centre for Earth Observation of the European Space Agency (ESA/ESRIN)
Powerpoint Presentation
Monitoring the Environment for Climate Change: the Case of GMES
Gisela Süss,
European Space Agency (ESA)
Powerpoint Presentation
Monitoring the Kyoto Protocol: Greenhouse Gases Observation & the Global Forest Carbon Monitoring System
Masami Onoda,
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)/the University of Kyoto, Japan
Powerpoint Presentation
Legal Aspects of Climate Monitoring by Means of Treaty Law
Frans Von der Dunk
University of Nebraska, United States
Powerpoint Presentation
Concluding Remarks
Vladimír Kopal,
University of Pilsen, Czech Republic
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