United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations/Thailand/European Space Agency (ESA) Workshop on Space Law "Activities of States in Outer Space in Light of New Developments: Meeting International Responsibilities and Establishing National Legal and Policy Frameworks"  
Bangkok, Thailand, 16-19 November 2010

Jointly organized with and hosted by the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA)

The United Nations/Thailand/European Space Agency (ESA) Workshop on Space Law "Activities of States in Outer Space in Light of New Developments: Meeting International Responsibilities and Establishing National Legal and Policy Frameworks"  was held from 16-19 November 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Online Presentations and Papers

Note: The views expressed in the presentations and papers below are those of the authors and do not reflect the policies or views of the United Nations or the Office for Outer Space Affairs. The presentations and papers are provided solely for informational purposes.

Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Addresses
Mr. Gongsak YODMANI,
Advisor to the Minister of Science and Technology
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Mr. Niklas HEDMAN,
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Statement
Ms. Ulrike BOHLMANN,
European Space Agency (ESA)
Statement
Mr. Ahmad TALEBZADEH,
Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO)
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Keynote Speech
The Great Expectation: the Peaceful Use of Outer Space for Asia and the Pacific
Mr. Sompong SUCHARITKUL
Statementt
SESSION 1: International Legal Framework Governing Space Activities
Chair: Mr. A. TALEBZADEH
Work of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Legal Subcommittee
Mr. A. TALEBZADEH
Paper
Overview of International Space Law
Mr. V. KOPAL
Paper: part 1
Paper: part 2
Benefits of becoming a Party to the United Nations Treaties on Outer Space
Ms. J. GABRYNOWICZ
Powerpoint Presentation
Regional and international cooperation: the role of bilateral and multilateral agreements
Ms. U. BOHLMANN
Powerpoint Presentation
Preliminary Draft Protocol on Matters Specific to Space Assets to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment
Mr. M. STANFORD
Paper
SESSION 2: National Legal and Policy Frameworks

Chair: Ms. I. MARBOE
Work of the Legal Subcommittee of UNCOPUOS on the general exchange of information on national legislation relevant to the peaceful exploration and use of outer space
Ms. I. MARBOE
Powerpoint Presentation
National jurisdiction for regulating space activities of governmental and non-governmental entities
Mr. S. MARCHISIO
Paper
Liability, indemnification and insurance
Mr. A. KERREST
Powerpoint Presentation
United Nations Register of Objects Launched into Outer Space
Mr. N. HEDMAN
Powerpoint Presentation
Examples of national regulatory and policy frameworks relating to the peaceful exploration and use of outer space
Thailand
Mr. P. DANVIVATHANA
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People's Republic of China
Mr. Y. XU
Statement
India
Mr. V. GOPALAKRISHNAN
Powerpoint Presentation
Japan
Ms. S. AOKI
Powerpoint Presentation
Republic of Korea
Mr. D.H. KIM
Paper
Member States of the European Space Agency (ESA)
Mr. S. MARCHISIO
Paper 1
Paper 2
United States of America
Ms. J. GABRYNOWICZ
Powerpoint Presentation

Impact of new developments in space activities on international space law
Mr. S. HOBE
Paper
Remote Sensing
Ms. J. GABRYNOWICZ
Powerpoint Presentation
Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Mr. A. KERREST
Powerpoint Presentation
SESSION 3: Mechanisms for International and Regional Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space
Chair: Mr. N. HEDMAN
Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO)
Mr. A. TALEBZADEH
Powerpoint Presentation
Observation and proposal for coordinating space-related activities and institution building in Asia and Pacific Region
Mr. S. VIBULSRESTH
Powerpoint Presentation
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF)
Mr. S. MIZUMOTO
Powerpoint Presentation
Space Organization for Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Mr. C. NOICHIM
Powerpoint Presentation
SESSION 4: Promoting Education in Space Law
Chair: Mr. N. CHITASOMBAT
Current opportunities for education in space law in the region
Mr. N. CHITASOMBAT
Powerpoint Presentation
Programme on capacity-building in space law of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Mr. N. HEDMAN
Powerpoint Presentation
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